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Distraction is a Blessing in Disguise

Distraction is a Blessing in Disguise

At work, I consider distraction my enemy. (Let me be clear that it’s almost always my own fault.) Like a lot of people, I’m often working on projects that require…

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FACTORING VS LINE OF CREDIT

By Anne Roslin, Business Development Officer Which Should I use? Getting the right type of financing is one of the most important decisions that can make or break any business.…

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The Key to Happiness is No Expectations

Long-time readers will notice that most of my blogs come to me while I’m biking because, well, that’s when I have quiet time to think. I wasn’t able to bike…

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Volunteer Time Off Builds Strong Work Teams

The other day, a newer employee made an observation that beautifully encompassed how I feel about working at First Business. He said, “It feels like we’re all in this together…

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Purchase Order Financing & Accounts Receivable Factoring

Purchase Order Financing & Accounts Receivable Factoring

PRESENTED BY FIRST BUSINESS GROWTH FUNDING & THE NATIONAL VETERANS’ OPPORTUNITY COALITION Even successful entrepreneurs encounter financial roadblocks. If you’ve ever waited on invoice payments to seize big orders, purchase…

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Is This A Goldilocks Economy?

Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Goldilocks. She went for a walk in the forest, and soon she came upon a house. The breaking and entering…

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Kansas City Business Loans

Making Good on Promises in Kansas City

Earlier this year, we promised “More For You, More for KC” through an ad campaign in the Kansas City area that pledged a respectable CD rate, but also the assurance…

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business email compromise fraud

$324K Loss to Business Email Compromise Fraud

By Theresa Wiese, Managing Director of Compliance & Risk Management Earlier in 2019, a local business owner received a PDF invoice emailed from their vendor “ABC Corporation” totaling $333,900 for…

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the difference is the people

La Tienda The Difference Is The People

Recently I was thinking about the little stores that I’ve seen in Central America and Mexico. Maybe it’s because I’m trying to learn Spanish for the fourth time and things…

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Structure is Key to Setting Your Goals High

I recently read an article about how different the job market environment is today for college graduates compared to when their parents were entering the workforce a few decades ago.…

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Harnessing the Ripple Effect for Good

One rock thrown into a pond creates ripples. Sometimes you see the rock as it’s thrown, but other times you only have time to react to the ripples. We don’t…

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First Business CEO Report

CEO Report First Quarter 2019

Exceptional first quarter 2019 results reinforced our team’s commitment to the momentum we are building at First Business. Net income, top line revenue, loans, deposits, and trust assets under administration…

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