Tag Archives: Business Banking

The Best Strategies for Purchasing a Franchise

By: Steve Barry ~ Assistant Vice President, Commercial Banking   Whether you’re buying a brand new franchise, or purchasing an existing one, you need to carefully weigh your options and be diligent in knowing every aspect of your franchise agreement to ensure it is the best business strategy for you.  In today’s economy, new small […]

What Can SBA Loans Do for You?

By: Eben Johnson ~ Commercial Banking Officer   Starting a new business can be a cumbersome endeavor on its own, not to mention obtaining the financing to do so.  Getting through the lending requirements of a traditional bank loan may be the only thing standing between you and your entrepreneurial dream.  If you’re running into […]

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 […]