Banking Is Personal - Blog

Welcome to Banking is Personal. This blog is a place where Salin Bank hopes to give you information you can use. Our goal is to arm you with resources and knowledge about mortgages, wealth management, business lending and other banking-related issues that affect you and your financial objectives.

What Kind of Business Loan Is Right for My Business?

By Matt Fields, Vice President on August 24, 2015

There are many types of business loans available to help take businesses of every size and scope to the next level. Each loan comes with its own qualifications, rates, and features.
Before you apply for a business loan, however, there are some important questions to consider. Your answers will help to narrow down the loan option that is best for you and your business. 
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What Is This Thing Called a HELOC?

By Brittany Diebolt, Vice President on August 17, 2015

A home equity line of credit, or HELOC, is a revolving line of credit that secures your home as collateral for the loan. With a HELOC, you may have ongoing access to about 85% of your home’s value, less the balance remaining on your mortgage and adjusted based on your creditworthiness and ability to pay.
There are many features and benefits associated with a HELOC. Among the pros and cons:
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It’s All About Technology

By Jeff Binkley, Vice President - Director of Information Technolog on August 10, 2015

Look around in any restaurant or airport and you’ll likely see people checking their phones, a computer, or iPad. Now more than ever Americans are enamored with the instant gratification of technology, and banks are taking notice.
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Cyber Security: What Businesses Need to Know

By Denise Maines, Vice President, Security Officer on August 3, 2015

Stories of invasions into America’s business and infrastructure networks are commonplace these days, with businesses and consumers alike facing cyber-security challenges like never before.
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Barriers to Entry for Young Farmers

By Brandon Beck, Salin Bank Ag Officer on July 27, 2015

Agriculture meets one of the nation’s most basic needs: producing the food we eat. Therefore, encouraging more young people to establish a career in farming is essential to America’s future. However, a new report from the National Young Farmers Coalition says student loan debt may be one of the key barriers preventing more would-be farmers and ranchers from entering agriculture. 
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