How Small Businesses Can Control Costs in the Early Stages

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by: NerdWallet
Owning a small business is an all-out battle to find the right balance between generating revenue and limiting costs. That’s especially true in a business’s first year, when finding a sustainable customer base requires investment. We asked Rita Cheng, a financial advisor who works with small businesses, about ways entrepreneurs can…

You Want to Start a Business – How Should You Finance It?

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by: Mark A., SBA Division Director
Getting a small business off the ground is a huge achievement, but establishing financing on a solid footing is critical to whether an enterprise ultimately succeeds or fails. As a banking officer dealing with financing requests every day, the most common question I hear from founders of startups is, “Should…

What to Look for When Switching Banks

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by: Chris R., Business Banking Center Manager
At some point in your life you may find yourself in a situation when it’s time to change where you bank. Some of those reasons could be positive such as relocating for a better career opportunity. Other times it could be a negative factor such as having a misunderstanding with…

Save Green by Banking Green

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by: Adrienne L.
Now that you’ve got your finances organized, keep the momentum going by being financial green. Here are a few ways we can help you save time, money and a few trees when banking.   Electronic Statements First thing’s first: sign up for online statements. Online statements are secure and convenient because…