Community Banking Blog

Community Banking Blog

Banking is a vital part of your small business journey. Here's why community banks are different—and how you can get the most out of your banking relationship.

Three Reasons to Bank Locally with a Community Bank

Jul 27, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a new type of consumer—one increasingly focused on essential products and online shopping. Interestingly, there has also been a corresponding rise in support for local businesses.

Learn why these entrepreneurs put their trust in community banks

Nov 13, 2020
Small business owners share their stories of how community banks stuck by their side and helped their businesses navigate uncertain waters.

Business banking: How to switch to a community bank

Nov 12, 2020
Changing who your business banks with might sound overwhelming, especially if you’ve been with your current bank for a long time. But community banks make it easy as possible.

WSJ: Community banks came through for businesses

Oct 19, 2020
When big banks left small businesses hung out to dry in a pandemic, the Wall Street Journal reports that many community banks came through with financial support.

The 411 for First Time Home Buyers

Feb 4, 2020
There are many factors that some might find intimidating when venturing into the housing market, especially first-time home buyers. If you find yourself in this boat, it’s likely that loans and mortgages play a heavy role in the intimidation factor.

Prepare your high school graduate for the financial changes college and the workforce bring

Feb 4, 2020
While classes and dorm rooms and new jobs are on the forefront of high school seniors’ minds, it’s important that they are prepared for how to manage their finances in this next chapter.

5 Beneficial Money Habits you Can Put into Practice Right Now

Feb 4, 2020
When it comes to saving, investing, or getting your finances in order, the process can often feel daunting. Here are some tips to help you get started.