Sean Keathley discusses the COVID economy and how banking is critical to helping people through tough times

Q: How can community banking support businesses and consumers most on the path to economic recovery?

While there has been economic pain for consumers during COVID, we’re witnessing some reasons for optimism. Unemployment claims are dropping and the economy coming back faster than economists originally predicted. But the recovery won’t be experienced equally and consumers rely on banking’s critical support as a trusted advisor to help them navigate through economic challenges together.