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Business Operations, Commercial Lending, Small Business, Business Banking

A Blueprint for Construction Loans

By: Paul Cardarella

If your business requires a physical location, one of the biggest dilemmas can be whether to build, buy, or rent. In truth, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to that question. The most important thing to remember is, the answer that's best for you and your business should be based on facts and not fear of the unknown.

For the self-employed, there is a tax-advantageous retirement-saving vehicle that goes beyond the standard Roth and simple IRA: the solo 401(k).

Increasingly, companies are tapping candidates whose educational backgrounds might once have been considered non-traditional for leadership roles.

Help your business thrive this year by examining how lessons learned in 2020 can be the key to your success moving forward.

A full banking relationship offers peace of mind by saving time, money, and stress.

We delve into Robinhood, political change, virus/vaccine news, and heightened expectations for 2021.

For business owners, it's common to be hyper-focused on professional commitments, to the detriment of personal finances. Private Banking can help.

Scammers are preying on our dependence on tech, offering phony support services. Here’s what you should know about tech support scams.

LIBOR has long been used as the market-driven index to set interest rates for business loans, in the U.S. and abroad. And it is on the verge of ending.

Change is constant, particularly when talking about the markets and economy. This month's recap reinforces that truism.

Will you be ready to retire? How can you be sure? Honestly answering these questions will move you a step closer to knowing whether you're on track or not.

For couples, and even business partners, sharing the same priorities regarding how, when, and where to spend money can be critical to happiness & success.

For a significant number of small business owners, having the available cash to run their company is a real concern. Fortunately, they have options.

Our fraud mitigation techniques can also improve your business's efficiency and reduce costs. It’s a win-win-win!

This is a timely read that can help you protect your operation from schemers seeking to exploit those who've received business relief from the government.

At State Bank of Cross Plains, the knowledge capital of our team of experts can help you take your business to the next level.

Money can be one of the biggest stressors in a relationship. Being on the same page about how to handle it can be a game changer for many couples.

Healthy relationships are vital to a business’s long-term success. Unfortunately, it is easy to take them for granted. Here are signs of decline to watch for.

With the immunization roll-out in full swing, many are eager to get their vaccine shot. That eagerness can leave people vulnerable to fraudsters.

Scammers typically target the most vulnerable, and often most trusting, members of society. In this case: the emotionally vulnerable.

Business credit cards have recently taken major steps forward in functionality and ease of use. Get the full benefit from yours by considering these tips.

When buying a house or making any big purchase together, it’s important for couples to be on the same page financially.

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