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December 26, 2008
Safest place for your money? The bank! - FDIC-insured Riverside Bank is reassuring bank customers that while financial woes plague Wall Street, the safest place for your money is still in the bank. "Riverside Bank is well prepared to ride out the economic storm," explained Van Canada, president in Volusia and Lake counties. "And our customers should know that their deposits are safe. No... Full Story

July 24, 2008
Work with your bank to reduce expenses, maximize savings - Technology advances allow small businesses to take advantage of big-business savings When was the last time you sat down with your business banker? Probably the last time you needed an equipment or construction loan or maybe as long ago as when you set up your first business accounts. It's not unusual for business owners to set up accounts for ... Full Story

July 17, 2008
Banks reach out to customers with - mobile banking Cell phones and PDAs provide tools for better service Imagine this: You've written checks for several monthly bills, and you know you scheduled your car insurance payment for an automatic deduction today, too. You're held up on your way to the bank to make a deposit, and you're afraid you're not going to make it on time. You grab... Full Story

April 4, 2008
Reaching savings goals takes creativity and commitment - Here's an astounding fact: Last year, American families spent more than they made. That's right. According to the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis, our savings rate (the difference between after tax income and how much we actually spend) has been falling steadily for years. In 2007, it reached a new low of negative 1.5 percent. Families make u... Full Story

March 28, 2008
Reaching savings goals takes creativity and commitment - Here's an astounding fact: Last year, American families spent more than they made. That's right. According to the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis, our savings rate (the difference between after tax income and how much we actually spend) has been falling steadily for years. In 2007, it reached a new low of negative 1.5 percent. Families make u... Full Story

November 23, 2007
Secure savings - securing your future - From racing cars to skydiving, baby boomers are an adventurous bunch when it comes to recreational activities. But when it comes to investing and planning for the future, Bob and Betty Boomer are much more conservative. In fact, in a 2006 poll by the National Association of Variable Annuities, more than 30 percent of respondents said they would n... Full Story

August 24, 2007
Defer taxes on real property with a 1031 Exchange - It almost sounds too good to be true: Sell your business or investment real property today and you can defer paying the capital gains taxes. You'll have more money to reinvest now. Commercial, investment, rental, retail, office and many other kinds of properties qualify, so you can take advantage of the many real estate bargains currently availabl... Full Story

July 13, 2007
Your home is still a valuable asset - While today's home values are appreciating at a slower rate, your home is still your best resource for realizing your financial dreams. Here are some examples of how you can put the equity in your home to work to your advantage: Paying off debt: High-interest credit card debt and unsecured loans wreak havoc on finances. A home equity loan can be t... Full Story

January 5, 2007
Planning makes a difference when paying for college - Don't let news of the rising cost of college scare you. With planning and creativity, you can afford a college education for you or a child. Know the difference between need-based and non-need-based: All financial aid falls into two categories. Need-based aid is for students who cannot afford to pay for education. Non-need-based is awarded even to... Full Story

November 17, 2006
Business banking basics - Before you get overwhelmed by all the options - and restrictions - that come with commercial banking products, remember that choosing a bank for your small business is a lot like finding the right personal bank. It all starts with identifying your needs. Consider your long-term objectives. What do you want your business to be like in two, five or ... Full Story

October 27, 2006
Banking anytime, anywhere: convenience is the name of the game - Today, there are more demands on your time than ever before, so it's not always possible to make a trip to the bank. When you don't have time to stop by the bank to perform simple banking transactions, you can bank virtually anytime, anywhere on-line, by telephone, or using a convenient banking card. You can access your account, pay your bills, an... Full Story

September 29, 2006
Planning For Taxes Now Can Save You Time, and Perhaps Money, Later - Ten Tips To Simplify Tax Preparation Want to get a head start on your taxes? Many of the same tools that make banking easier can also help make filing your taxes simpler and faster. Take advantage of these tips now (just be sure to talk to your tax advisor for details) and enjoy the benefits come tax season. 1. Get Organized: Keep receipts and st... Full Story

August 25, 2006
Technology brings benefits of cash management to more businesses - Cash management is the process of managing business income and expenses to receive the most benefit from cash resources. Not so long ago, a successful cash management program required more time and effort than many companies could commit to. Thanks to technology, that's no longer true. Today banks offer products to help companies of all sizes stre... Full Story

June 30, 2006
Are all banks alike for small business banking? - Do you own or manage a small business? Then you know how important choosing the right bank is to your business. With the right banking relationship, doing business is faster, easier, and more profitable because your bank works for you, helping you put together the right combination of checking, lending, investments, and merchant services. The wron... Full Story


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