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 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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Achieving Financial Independence

By Brittany Diebolt, Vice President on July 20, 2015

Financial independence is part of the American Dream. All you need is a little know-how and commonsense. Here are a few basic tenets to help manage debt and put you on the road to achieving financial independence:
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House Calls

By Tom Lannan, VP Mortgage Division on July 13, 2015

In 2014, more than 18,000 men and women graduated from U.S. medical schools. However, in addition to their newly appointed degree and significant future earnings potential, many of these doctors and new residents also find themselves facing hundreds of thousands of dollars in student loan debt. 
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HSAs: Affordable Healthcare Options for Employers and Employees

By Krystal Thompson, Vice President, Bank Sales Officer, Ft. Wayne Region on June 29, 2015

In today’s competitive workforce, businesses are searching for new incentives to attract and retain top talent. To accomplish that mission, many are incorporating Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) into their employee benefits packages. The end result: a win-win for employers and employees alike.  ... Continue Reading >

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