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Simplifying Banking and Small Business Loans with Tracey Smiskey, Northwestern Bank

It may be uncomfortable, and you may not like it, but building a good relationship and regularly checking in with your banker is just as necessary as going to the doctor. 

Today I am talking to my good friend Tracey Smiskey all about banking. As the EAU Claire Area Market President at Northwestern Bank, Tracey is community minded, small business minded and growth minded, and she works to ensure that her local businesses are set up for success. 

We cover how to choose the right bank or credit union for you and your business, the importance of building a strong relationship with your banker, resources banks provide to benefit small businesses, loans and lines of credit, fraud, credit scores, competitive interest rates, how to resolve high interest loans and so much more!

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What You’ll Learn About in Simplifying Banking and Small Business Loans

  • How to choose the right bank or credit union
  • Building a relationship with your banker
  • How often you should meet with your banker and what you should communicate
  • Resources that banks offer small businesses
  • Online lenders vs. community banking
  • Benefits and pitfalls of loans and lines of credit
  • Resolving hight interest loans
  • How to avoid and detect fraud
  • Actions to take when you detect fraudulent activity

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Original Air Date: December 12, 2023
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