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Snap Challenge: Eyes Wide Open the Second Time Around

Snap Challenge

September 2015 came around and I was up for the SNAP Challenge – an eye opening experience for me last year. So, I went into it this year thinking having that experience under my belt would make it easier. Guess what –hunger is never easy to digest. [. . .]

We made our website better 1 year ago


Google recently updated its search logo to display better on multiple screen sizes.  Wait, we did that a whole year ago! [. . .]

Meeting the financing needs of nonprofits

By: Dev Singh

For nonprofits, it can be hard to find a balance between serving clients and managing finances. Fluctuating revenues make it difficult to stay on top of expenses. And raising funds is more challenging than ever. [. . .]

Private Bank Market Update September 2015


"Some say the upcoming rate hike by the Fed is a testament to our economic growth.  But is it really? Find out in the new Private Bank Insights newsletter by Yves Cochez, Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Strategist. [. . .]

Private Bank Market Update - August 2015


"Cautious not bearish" is how investors should react to the downturn across global markets, according to Yves Cochez, our Chief Investment Strategist. Read his Private Bank Market Update here. [. . .]

Private Bank Market Update - July 2015


How have the major asset classes been performing so far this year? International Equities are outperforming U.S. stocks. Commodity prices rebounded in Q2 but are still down. Hedge Funds are performing at levels we haven’t seen in years. [. . .]

Private Bank Market Commentary - June 2015


For years, investors have sought the safety of healthy returns from a balanced portfolio of equities and bonds. However, the tide is changing and a more challenging environment may affect the near term and longer term performance of traditional balanced portfolios. [. . .]

Private Bank Market Update - May 2015


The risk of Greece defaulting on its debt and exiting the Euro seems higher than ever. Is there a way out? Can a “managed default” prevent the inevitable? Or will the Drachma be making a comeback while making a mess of the nation’s standard of living? [. . .]

Now there's a smarter way to build your own home


It’s called a Construction-to-Permanent Loan. It’s the one loan that can take you through the entire construction process and convert to a permanent loan when your home is completed and you’re ready to move in! [. . .]

Taking the Bus to Full Employment


The April unemployment rate was 5.4 percent and, not surprisingly, I’ve been seeing newspaper articles discussing how close we are to full employment. [. . .]