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Rapidly Rising Levels of Small Business Lending Give Banks Needed Income Boost

The Story: New data from the Small Business Administration finds lending volume increasing at near-record levels as the economy comes …

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Small Business Lending Provides Banks and Credit Unions with Expanding Opportunities Post-COVID

New lending programs show small business support and commitment to community Even as COVID support programs for small businesses close …

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Believe In Banking Podcast: Episode #27

In our special summer series, we’re revisiting some of our illuminating discussions with banking leaders featured on the Believe in …

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Economic and Consumer Indicators Point to Spring Rebound

Banking prepares for resurgence of consumer demand for lending, spending and retail traffic As Americans emerge from our long COVID …

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Renewal in the New Year: New Wave of PPP Lending Begins

The federal government restarts the small business lending program with a focus on minority-owned businesses, while cities and companies begin …

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Believe In Banking Podcast: Episode #16

In this year-end special episode, Sean and Gina recap a most unusual year and look back on some of the …

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Believe In Banking Podcast: Episode #12 Featuring Brad Tidwell of VeraBank

In part two of the special guest episode, Sean and Gina welcome back Brad Tidwell, president and CEO of VeraBank, …

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How Community Banks and Credit Unions Are Succeeding Through Struggle

Effective strategies focus on relationship-banking and meeting consumer needs While operating in our new COVID normal is providing numerous challenges …

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Believe in Banking Podcast: Episode #9

Banking Realizes Opportunity through Challenge Whether you’re a community bank, a regional bank, a credit union or a national bank, …

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