Next to offering an open bar night, free gas may be the next best way to soften up potential new customers. That is the strategy community banks and c...
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Capacity, capital, collateral, credit, and character are the "Five Cs" that loan offers learn in Lending 101. But to most small-business loan applicants in need of money, it is an esoteric and arduous exercise.
WASHINGTON — People are fed up with bank bailouts that risk taxpayer billions. The government's apparent solution: call them something else.
Citizens in every community have an obligation to support their community bank, and to make sure the bank fulfills its mission in the community.
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