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.


Help Wanted: Creating an Exit Plan for Your Business

By Kate Borkowski, SVP, Manager of Wealth Management on August 31, 2015

Your business is booming, so why would you want or need to create an exit strategy to leave it? Simply put, because it’s good business sense.

Today, companies are often sold two or three years after they’ve opened their doors. Flickr, an image hosting and video hosting Web site and Web services suite, was created by Ludicorp in 2004 and acquired by Yahoo in 2005 for $35 million. YouTube sold for $1.6 billion to Google when it was just two years old.
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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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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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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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