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Business Planning for the 2012 New Year

As the year ends, many companies begin the new year with a focus on business planning. One of the most important tools in business planning is formulating written goals. A Harvard Business School study found that only 3% of all more »

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Steps to Securing a Commercial Real Estate Loan

Becoming familiar with the process of obtaining a commercial real estate loan can reduce stress and give you a better chance of having the loan approved. Following a few simple steps greatly enhances your chances of qualifying for a commercial more »

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Business Banking: Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Finds Their Fit

With 280 franchises across the United States, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing’s main goal is to keep customers for life and the business banking services of Independent Bank are helping the Lawton Group, LLC/Benjamin Franklin Plumbing franchise meet that goal.  The motto more »

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Steps to Preventing Holiday Identity Theft

The Federal Trade Commission reports that more than 9 million people in the United States are impacted by identity theft every year, and that the holiday season is the most common time of year when identity theft criminals strike.  There more »

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How to Budget your Money for the Holiday Season

The holidays are right around the corner, and with an economy still struggling, it may be difficult to determine how to budget your money for the holidays.  It is very tempting to go overboard; it is estimated that Americans will more »

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Why Independent Bank is Your Best Business Partner

One of the most important assets Independent Bank has is a staff made up of your friends and neighbors.  Because many of those who work at the local bank know you personally, they are better able to provide you with more »

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Types of Business Banking Solutions

Independent Bank is proud to offer many business banking services to help grow the local economy, create jobs and make our community better.  By remaining focused on the local community, Independent Bank can tailor business loans and services to better more »

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Are You Ready to Take Out a Business Loan?

Many people dream of opening their own business and being their own boss. In fact, thousands of people do just that every day.  Many small businesses can be opened with little or no up-front money, and those businesses can thrive more »

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What Can Independent Bank Do For You?

One of the biggest complaints consumers have about the current state of the banking industry is the lack of personalized service that national banks offer.  Many customers have begun to feel as if they are nothing more than a number more »

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You’re More Than Just an Account Number

Have you ever had to make a phone call to your bank?  If you have, and you bank with one of the big banks, you know that a simple phone call can take a significant amount of your time.  The more »

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