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Transitioning Into Retirement

By Dave Shaw, Senior Vice President – Wealth Advisor The retirement “zone” If you’re considering retirement within the next five years or so, you’re in the retirement “zone.” This is a…

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CEO Report - Third Quarter 2020

DEAR SHAREHOLDERS AND FRIENDS OF FIRST BUSINESS: During the third quarter of 2020, First Business delivered record loan growth, in-market deposits1, non-interest income, and top line revenue. Our strong fundamental…

LIBOR Transition Frequently Asked Questions

LIBOR Transition Frequently Asked Questions

The upcoming dissolution of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) by the end of 2021 impacts all borrowers and banks that use LIBOR as a base rate. First Business Bank…

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YEAR-END GIFTING: TAX IMPLICATIONS

By Christine Waldschmidt, JD, Vice President – Trust Advisor With the COVID-related tax filing deadline extensions this year, it seems we’ve barely closed the books on 2019, but here we…

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U.S Economic Recovery Amid Elections & Vaccine News

By Nancy Johnshoy, CFA, Portfolio Manager & Market Strategist As we have said many times, the coronavirus and the economy are very closely linked. Full economic recovery is likely not…

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How To Accurately Calculate Social Security Income For Retirement

By Kevin Pomarnke, CTFA, MBA, Wealth Advisor WHY ESTIMATE YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS? When you’re planning for retirement, figuring out how much you’ll receive from Social Security is an important part…

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Your Retirement Strategy: Why, Where, When, And How

By Christine Waldschmidt, JD, Trust Advisor The WHO is You, and the WHAT is Retirement. The rest of these queries take a little more digging. Why? If you are thinking…

6 Benefits of Equipment Financing

6 Benefits of Equipment Financing

By David Sook, Senior Vice President The latest data from the Equipment Leasing & Finance Association (ELFA) shows that 80% of businesses finance their equipment acquisitions each year, including equipment…

Estimating Your Retirement Income Needs

Estimating Your Retirement Income Needs

By Jim Myers, Retirement and Investment Services Officer The quick onset of market volatility due to COVID-19 has taught us that having a financial plan, periodically reviewing it along with…

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Quarterly Market Review Q3 2020

The economic recovery remained on track through the third quarter as macro data continues to improve and business and consumer confidence gains momentum. The unprecedented level of monetary and fiscal…

Unprecedented Bank Liquidity Needs a Contingency Funding Plan

Unprecedented Bank Liquidity Needs a Contingency Funding Plan

By Jim Ropella, Consultant & Retired CFO In the financial services industry, a lack of liquidity will harm profitability and possibly destroy your bank’s long-term outlook. Liquidity, no matter how…

Important Things to Think about When Saving for Retirement

Important Things to Think about When Saving for Retirement

By Brian Elmer – Wealth Advisor, NMLS #524030 Whether retirement is 40 years from now or right around the corner, the thought of getting to the proverbial “finish line” can…

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