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Leadership in Challenging Times Part 2

Leadership in Challenging Times – Part 2

The COVID-19 pandemic presented many of the same challenges for business leaders: how do we keep employees safe, stay profitable, and move forward? Leading teams through challenging times may look…

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retirement strategy

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…

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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…

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Tips for Hiring the Right Employees

Tips for Hiring the Right Employees

Employees are key to an organization’s success. Although all companies know hiring the right employees is critical, screening for these employees is difficult. Mark Meloy, CEO of First Business Bank,…

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Workplace Communication in COVID-19 & Times of Change

Workplace Communication in COVID-19 & Times of Change

Workplace communication is critical, especially during times of change. Using the COVID-19 pandemic as an important example, Mark Meloy interviews First Business Bank’s Chief Human Resource Officer, Jodi Chandler, and…

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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…

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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…

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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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4 Remote Work Lessons Learned the Hard Way

I began working remotely in May of 2018 from the comfort of my brand new apartment in Lakewood, Colorado. I had been working in an office environment for nearly 15…

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Weekly Economic Update

Weekly Economic Update

Stocks are selling off this morning after a record breaking rally in November and bonds remain relatively unchanged. READ UPDATE   Dow Jones S&P 500 E-Mini Future NASDAQ Composite Index…

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Outsourcing Drives Efficiency at Financial Institutions

Outsourcing Drives Efficiency at Financial Institutions

By Jim Ropella, Consultant & Retired CFO A common theme among bank leaders has always been to improve efficiency thereby improving profitability. The pandemic has quickly made us all discover new,…

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To our Valued Clients

When you receive your November deposit statements, you will see a new more modern look. When we upgraded our statements, we also provided required compliance disclosures. The required compliance disclosures increased the size of the November statements causing increased file sizes and download times. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please reach out to your First Business Bank Relationship Manager if you have questions or if we can be of assistance.

To our Valued Clients

When you receive your November deposit statements, you will see a new more modern look. When we upgraded our statements, we also provided required compliance disclosures. The required compliance disclosures increased the size of the November statements causing increased file sizes and download times. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please reach out to your First Business Bank Relationship Manager if you have questions or if we can be of assistance.

NOTICE

Access to our Remote Deposit Capture system is intermittently unavailable; users may not be able to access it at this time. We are working to restore access as possible. If you have questions, please contact us at:

  1. Wisconsin Region: 608-232-5938
  2. Kansas Region: 913-717-6464

NOTICE

To protect clients and employees, we temporarily suspended courier service. For other deposit needs, please see your client email sent on 3/16/2020 for instructions regarding deposits at your local First Business Bank office.

To set up Mobile Banking, please contact our Treasury Management Support team at 608-232-5938. We will alert you when courier service is available again. Thank you.