Survey of Community Banks

  • July 25, 2011

Banking industry experts Walt Moeling and Jim McAlpin recently conducted an informal survey asking investment bankers and industry consultants what they...

New SBA Refinance Program: A Potential Lifesaver

  • July 25, 2011

An estimated $700 billion in commercial mortgages is set to reach maturity over the next few years, and many of these...

Growth Strategies – It’s Time to Switch from Defense to Offense

  • July 25, 2011

For most companies in the financial services industry, the past few years have been all about survival. This includes community banks,...

Financial Reform: One Year Later – What Is the Future For Community Banks?

  • July 25, 2011

Last fall, our lead article in this newsletter detailed the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act...

Hot Topics for Community Banks – What I Learned at the 2011 FMS Conference

  • July 20, 2011

written by Chris Griesemer This past June, Tom Beisner and I went to Boca Raton to attend the Finance and Accounting...

Health Care Reform Update for Colleges & Universities

  • July 1, 2011

We are committed to keeping you informed about the Health Care Reform and any changes that may arise. The most recent...

Latest IRS Statistics Reveal Typical Profiles of High Income Individuals

  • July 1, 2011

The trend in recent increases in numbers of federal individual income tax returns reporting incomes of $200,000 or more has reportedly...

Check Status of a Charity Before Making a Contribution

  • July 1, 2011

Americans donate hundreds of millions of dollars every year to charity. It is important that every donation be used as the...

Stay Within Tax Rules When Combining Business and Personal Travel

  • July 1, 2011

Whether for a day, a week or longer, many of the costs associated with business trips may be tax-deductible. The tax...