Tag Archives: Business Banking

Relationship Banking: How Well Does Your Bank Know You?

Earlier this year, at an American Banking Association conference for community bankers, a writer for Forbes magazine made the following observation: “The bankers I met with have redoubled their efforts to spread the news in their respective communities that they are open for business, prepared to lend, and have a growing bias toward a recovering […]

Community Banks, SBA lend a helping hand

By Wenda Roycroft Guest Columnist There was a lot of media excitement this month when it was announced the nation’s biggest banks had increased their lending volume, particularly to small businesses. We just wonder what took them so long. The latest Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, a monthly gauge of 1,000 loan applications, found loan […]