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.


Growing Your Business

By Justin Libey, Vice President, Business Development Officer, Ft. Wayne on March 2, 2015

Saying you want to grow your business is one thing. Making that actually happen is a different story altogether. Almost every business, regardless of size, scope, or industry, shares the common vision of expansion and growth. And while there’s no surefire blueprint to guarantee success, incorporating a few simple ideas into your business plan may help put you on the right path. 
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Is Your Identity Safe with the IRS?

By Katz, Sapper & Miller on February 16, 2015

As tax filing season begins, the media and Internet are full of stories discussing telephone scams and e-mail phishing schemes related to the IRS and your personal information.
 
The telephone scam usually works like this: A person calls stating that he or she is with the IRS. This person will provide a last name – usually a common last name – and badge number. The person will give you the last four digits of your social security number. Your caller ID may even show that the call is from the IRS. The person will then state that you owe taxes and they need information from you in order to make arrangements to pay the amount supposedly owed. You may hear background noise to make it sound as if the person is calling from a call center. You may be threatened with legal action, jail time, or suspension of your driver’s license.
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McKinney's IU Lawyer Spotlights Salin VP of Wealth Management

By Jim Badger on September 22, 2014

Twice a year, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law publishes a magazine highlighting its alumni’s successes. In the most recent edition of The McKinney Lawyer, we are thrilled they chose to feature our Senior VP of Wealth Management, Catherine Borkowski.  ... Continue Reading >

Rethinking the ‘4 Percent Rule’ for Retirement Planning

By Salin Bank on February 18, 2014

Most retirees have at least one thing in common: to outlive their money. For years, many soon-to-be retirees have relied on the so-called gold standard of retirement planning called the “4 percent rule.” ... Continue Reading >