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.


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 >

Business ID Theft: What You Should Be Doing to Protect Your Business

By Denise Maines, Salin Bank Vice President - Security Officer on June 22, 2015

Identity theft is growing crime that keeps getting bigger. The Bureau of Justice Statistics found that 16.6 million American adults experienced identity theft in 2012. According to the same report, released in December 2013, more than 34.2 million adults, or 14 percent of Americans 16 or older, had experienced some form of identity theft in the past. In fact, Identity theft leads the Federal Trade Commission's list of top consumer complaints, accounting for 14 percent of all complaints recorded in 2013.
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Maximizing Your 401k Plan

By Catherine Borkowski, SVP, Manager of Wealth Management on May 25, 2015

These days a traditional pension is a thing of the past. Your next best bet is a 401k plan and maximizing it to the fullest in order to enjoy your retirement years. Here are five simple ways to get the most out of your 401k:
 
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Retirement: Tips to Make the Future Golden

By Catherine Borkowski, SVP, Manager of Wealth Management on May 11, 2015

For most of us, a financially secure future doesn’t just happen, rather it takes hard work and careful planning. Following a few simple steps, however, can help put you on the road to enjoying your retirement years.
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Budgeting 101

By Chad Key, Salin Bank Senior Vice President, Controller on April 27, 2015

The No. 1 rule of creating a budget and sticking to it: discipline.

When it comes to budgets, Americans apparently have a lot to learn. According to recent study by the National Foundation of Credit Counseling, more than 60 percent of Americans say they do not have budget.
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