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Lending Insights

Time to remodel? Upgrade your borrowing know-how

Thinking of tapping into the equity in your home for ready cash and tax deductions? Bear in mind: The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act eliminated deductions for mortgage interest on home equity loans—unless you're using the money for

Business Banking Insights

Finding the next client

Seeing your name in lights on Broadway is one way to let people know you “have arrived.” Same thing in business. Top of mind awareness is critical to gain maximum exposure and help ensure long term survival. A business will need to have a never-ending…

Security Insights

Tips for teens on internet safety

I’m sure that your parents or other adult guardians have already given you “house rules” for using the internet. Don't put personal information in your online profiles; don't presume others' profiles are legit; don't engage online with anyone you don't…


Great reasons to join your local Chamber of Commerce

Business owners are always looking for new opportunities to network and meet other small business owners and expand their business network. One great way to do this is to become a member of your local Chamber of Commerce! Many small businesses…

Industry Thought Leadership

Job seekers beware

Today’s job market is fraught with scammers preying on the most vulnerable potential victims — the increasing ranks of the unemployed. “Work at home” scams are varied and can be difficult to detect. 

If a job sounds too good to be…

Business Banking Insights

Thoughtful planning goes a long way for your business

A business plan is an essential road map for success. It documents the route that your company intends to take in order to reach, maintain and grow revenues. There are many resources available to assist companies with building a business plan to…

Business Banking Insights

Why healthcare companies need a cyber awareness plan

With electronic record-keeping and telemedicine new industry standards, cybersecurity has never been more critical. HIPPA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, sets the standard to protecting sensitive patient data. Any company that…