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Enlighten™ – Winter 2020

Enlighten is a semi-annual magazine from First Business Trust & Investments, the private wealth management division of First Business Bank.

In this issue, our team provides financial tips on how to start off the new decade on the right foot. Writer Jen Braico spoke with Nancy Johnshoy, CFA, and me to learn more about our perspectives on investing in the coming year, shedding light on investing expertise at First Business and providing an insider’s view on how we make decisions on behalf of our clients to protect and grow their wealth.

If you’re taking a look at your overall financial portfolio, our President of First Business Consulting Services, Bill Uelmen writes about fixed-income investments and the balance they might provide to your portfolio.

Enlighten 2020 Winter

Our team had the pleasure of conducting two panels with successful women leaders recently, so Nancy Johnshoy captured their compelling advice in “Lessons Learned by Local Women Leaders.”

Heading into this new decade, our Vice President Paul Jansen gives you ten steps to potentially improve your finances this year that could have lasting implications for years to come.

Are you thinking of retiring this year? Trust Advisor Christine Waldschmidt, JD, writes about succession planning, and when selling your business makes the most sense.

If you’re in the market for a new credit card, Beth Korth, Senior Vice President and Director of Treasury Management, discusses popular perks and how to choose one over the other.
Lastly, if you’ve put off correcting errors on your credit report, please make sure to read advice about your rights and how to make those changes.


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