Stories from the bank: “Your money can work HARDER than you do”

I had a conversation with a wealthy married couple who wanted to borrow money to renovate two houses for quick resale. They were both financially savvy, and the wife was a talented decorator. At first, they asked about a mortgage to do this, hoping to hold the mortgages for a short period of time and Read More

Stories from the bank: “Business assumes owners’ personal debts”

A husband and wife team owned a plant nursery and garden store. The store was small, and located in a relatively upscale, established neighborhood. We saw each other from time to time when they came in to make deposits with the tellers. One day, they sat down with me and told me that they had Read More

Stories from the bank:”A warrior starts a business”

“Justin” is a 28 year old entrepreneur who sells nutritional supplements online. After a four-year tour as a U.S. Army infantry officer, he was able to amass approximately $40,000 in personal savings, thanks largely to exclusions on income tax of combat zone pay. He contacted me for assistance with setting up his business banking. He Read More