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  • Growing Your Small Business

    Growing a small business into a medium-sized business can be daunting. As a small business owner, you’ve likely…

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  • Best Practices for Starting a Small Business

    Starting a small business is an exciting venture, but it also comes with its fair share of challenges….

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  • Mobile Phone Security Tips

    Here are 15 mobile device security tips to help keep your phone secure: Always lock your phone when…

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  • Preventing Identity Theft

    According to the ABA Education Foundation, identity theft is one of the fastest-growing types of financial fraud. Without stealing…

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  • ATM Security

    Debit cards are very convenient, and as good as cash. For this reason, we recommend that you treat…

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    How to Find Small Business Grants

    If you own a small business and are searching for funding, we have some options for you to…

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    Best Practices for Loss Prevention

    Loss, also known as shrinkage, is an issue for small businesses nationwide. Keeping your company safe and reducing…

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    Which Is Best for You? Brick-and-Mortar vs. Online Stores

    We understand that starting your own company is an exciting challenge. Research is part of your journey when…

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    How to Protect Your Business Online

    Internet and computer-based tools give companies the power and freedom to work more efficiently and from anywhere. With…

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    What Collateral Is Needed to Secure a Loan?

    Whether your business is just getting started or you’re ready to invest and expand, loans may be available…

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    Understanding Balance Sheets

    Simply put, balance sheets are financial snapshots that show investors and stakeholders how much your company is worth….

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    How to Avoid Home-Buying Mistakes

    We understand that buying a home for the first time can feel overwhelming, so we put together a…

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    How to Avoid Scammers

    Online scammers may try to take advantage of web users and shoppers by pretending to be a business…

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    4 Ways to Protect Your Credit

    Your credit score can determine the types of loans you qualify for, the interest rate on your credit…

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  • How to Keep Your Money Safe

    At Yoakum National Bank, keeping your money safe is our top priority. We are FDIC-insured and offer helpful…

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    How to Build Credit

    So, you want to build credit? Maybe you have zero credit history and are just getting started or…

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    How to Save for an Emergency

    Emergencies are unpredictable and can disrupt one’s financial goals. But with a few expert tips on how to…

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