Monthly Archives: May 2013

New Look on Going Green with your Finances

Going green in regards to your finances goes way beyond the option of paperless statements. There is a multitude of ways to be more considerate of your paper consumption and free up your mailbox. Not only can you maintain better organization of your banking documents, but knowing more about paperless options might even uncover different […]

Low Interest Rate Mortgages Spike Consumer Interest in Refinancing

Low interest rates on mortgages are making many Fox Valley homeowners consider whether their situation is right for refinancing. But there’s more to think about than just interest rates when looking into refinancing. At what point might you look at refinancing your home? Lower interest rates have become available Your credit has improved and you […]

Debt Isn’t a Four-Letter Word; It’s Part of a Healthy Balance Sheet

As advisors to small businesses, bankers will regularly evaluate balance sheets as an important indicator of the health and vitality of a business. A good banker will be well versed in standard benchmark balance sheet ratios for specific industries as a guideline for assessing stability of an individual business. Experienced bankers will also  monitor trends […]