posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2016
In recognition of National Agriculture Day, we want to help our farmers prepare for tough financial times by providing a few key financial considerations.
posted by Mike McCrary on Friday, March 04, 2016
Still waiting for the explosion? The big move when contactless payments [or something] overwhelms usage statistics and card-stampers are looking for other things to do with their presses? Still waiting.
posted on Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Some businesses worry that their community bank won't be able to support the growth of their businesses. When Sinclair Tractor expanded their business in 2013, it discovered a community bank like Lincoln Savings Bank could provide the very latest in financial technology along with the personal touch only a local bank can provide.
posted on Wednesday, January 06, 2016
The New Year brings a renewed focus on resolutions and an overall commitment to do things better. Get our #1 tip for saving money in 2016!
posted by Jeff Becker on Wednesday, December 09, 2015
For businesses, keeping sensitive data and networks safe is a never-ending process. For instance, hackers created 317 million new pieces of malware in 2014. Malware includes computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, spyware, scareware and more.
posted by Jon Parker on Wednesday, November 25, 2015
One of the fastest growing kinds of online financial fraud is a form of business identity theft called Corporate Account Takeover (CATO). When this happens, many businesses are surprised to learn that their accounts do not have the same regulatory protections against cybercrime that consumer accounts do.
posted by Kari Gronoski on Wednesday, October 28, 2015
It is possibly quite alarming for some of you to think about handing over a credit card to your college-age child. The image of monstrous debt looming over them for a lifetime comes to mind. However, if you've ever gotten a car loan or even a cell phone plan, you know how crucial credit has become in our lives. So how do you break the catch-22?
posted by Jon Parker on Friday, October 02, 2015
If you're a business owner concerned about what you're hearing concerning the EMV Deadline on 10/1/15 read this blog.
posted by Angela Evans on Tuesday, September 01, 2015
With the introduction of the front-facing camera on the smartphone, the age of the selfie was launched. Love the trend or hate it; the selfie is here to stay and is even finding its way into the banking world.
posted on Friday, August 21, 2015
For many of us, August means the end of summer is upon us and it's back-to-school season. This often involves purchasing a whole new set of school supplies and paying education fees for the coming year. Here we've pulled together the top five tips for working those new school supplies into your budget.
posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015
As you may have heard already, EMV (Europay, Master Card, and Visa) cards are starting to replace the traditional swipe cards. Learn exactly how to use this new technology here!
posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2015
The EMV Card, or chip credit card, has been a hot topic lately. Learn why the U.S. is just now making this transition and why.
posted on Tuesday, June 09, 2015
The EMV or chip credit card seems to have stolen the spotlight these days, leaving the traditional "swipe" card as hot as the cassette tape. But why all the hoopla? What makes the EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa) card better than the traditional?
posted on Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Learn what the Smart Card or EMV Card is and why credit card issuers may soon be changing to this system.
posted on Friday, May 15, 2015
Americans as a whole are terrible at saving money. According to a study last month from Neighbor Works America, about one-third of American adults, or 72 million people, doesn't have any emergency savings.
The first obstacle in this lack of savings is not having a savings account. Which do you choose? With many savings options available in the market today, it can be hard to know where to start.
posted on Friday, May 08, 2015
posted on Monday, April 27, 2015
There are so many credit cards out there it may be difficult selecting which card to get. Discover the key types and how to select the best credit card for you!
posted on Friday, April 24, 2015
Today's post is our second during Financial Literacy Month and builds on our last post about choosing the right checking account for your specific needs. Now that you have chosen and are using your checking account, let's discuss how to properly manage it.
posted on Thursday, April 23, 2015
For many of us, saving is hard. Fortunately, a growing number of mobile apps are emerging as options to help us to start saving smarter.
April is Financial Literacy Month, a month we are dedicating to helping our customers make better financial decisions. Our first topic for Financial Literacy Month revolves around a financial basic: your checking account.
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