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Are Your Meetings Productive?

As with many of you, writing has never been one of my favorites. Now reading and learning – that is another story.  I always like to write about things that I love to learn about and one of those areas is how to be more efficient, to help…
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Is the Bank Properly Identifying Loans Classified as Troubled Debt Restructure?

Accounting guidance for Troubled Debt Restructurings (TDRs) is included in Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) 310-40.  According to the guidance, a modification of a loan’s terms constitutes a TDR if the creditor for economic or legal…
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Are You Helping Your SBOs Plan for Their Next Season of Life?

Do you know how a change in business ownership will affect your relationship with that business? According to the Guardian Small Business Owners Retirement Readiness Study. The primary sources for retirement success cited by small business…
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Cybersecurity 101

At a recent community banker conference, a round table discussion brought to light the different perspectives small community banks have for cybersecurity. It was interesting to hear a majority of the bankers that sat around discussing how they…
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Cultivating and Connecting Experts to Help you Thrive!

Advanced Business Solutions started in 2008 with the focus to help banks survive and thrive! Through the years we have been honored to help many and have grown to the point of serving all types of financial service providers AND businesses…
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Redirecting to Teach

Have you ever spent extra time on an e-mail or message to make sure all the details are included, making sure there will be no possible questions.  Hit send and your done right?   Only to receive that phone call or e-mail reply asking a question…