Personal & Financial Strategies - 7
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A Guideline for Business Loan Preparation

Before beginning your new business or growing your current one, be sure you’re prepared for everything that comes with your business loan. Jennifer Krutchen, of First National Bank & Trust, explains.

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Caution! Bonds Can Suffer Losses, Too

As the economy recovers, the bond market is susceptible to changes from interest rates and other factors. John P. Culhane, of Midland States Bank, suggests ways to protect your bond-related investments.

Spring is a great time to review your financial goals and update your long-term strategies.
Busiess Financial Strategies: Preventing Embezzlement

Employee dishonesty can do untold damage and remain undetected for years. Here’s what your company needs to know about developing its own anti-fraud program.

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Financial Tips for the Newly Single Woman

Finances between a married couple tend to be fairly equal, but in the case of divorce, the woman often faces significant challenges. Mike Donnelly, an adviser with Edward Jones, offers suggestions for financially navigating this big life transition.

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The Supreme Court’s Health Care Decision

Confused about how health care reform and the Supreme Court’s recent ruling will impact your business, or your personal finances? Terri Burdick, of Blackhawk Bank, offers a few starting points.