Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: What You Need to Know

  • August 3, 2018

written by Jennifer Cochran In five months, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) goes into effect. TCJA, which...


Social Engineering: How Financial Institutions Can Prepare for Cyber Scams

  • June 24, 2018

written by Chris Griesemer You and I both know there’s not a Nigerian prince waiting to hand us several million dollars...

The Whitlock Company Expands Kansas City Market and Hires Five New Employees

  • June 13, 2018

The Whitlock Company is redefining what traditional accounting means; expands Kansas City market and hires five new employees. Coming off the...

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College Grads: Start Saving Early for Retirement

  • June 3, 2018

written by Mark Lamb It may seem difficult to think of saving for retirement while at the same time financially juggling...


How Cash Flow (or the lack thereof) Could Break Your Business

  • May 27, 2018

written by Todd Carroll We hear it all the time: “We were running in the black after only two years in...


Are You Tracking Exceptions and Variances?

  • May 19, 2018

written by Blair Groves It’s not uncommon for bankers to make exceptions to policies and variances to procedures. But problems can...


Community Banks Face Strategic Risk in 2018

  • May 17, 2018

written by Blair Groves In January the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) National Risk Committee (NRC) published their...


How Tax Reform Affects Community Banks

  • May 15, 2018

written by Blair Groves In December, Congress passed, and President Trump signed into law the biggest tax reform measure in more...


Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Depreciation and Sec. 179 Expensing

  • March 10, 2018

written by Kathy Hillenburg The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act modifies provisions related to depreciation and expensing of fixed assets. These...