TITLE

THE BANK in your backyard

AUTHOR(S)
Moran, Gwen
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Entrepreneur;Jul2010, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the benefits of small businesses using local community banks for their commercial financing instead of large banks. The article cites the success stories of two businesses that have had positive results from using community banks. Banking market research firm, Barlow Research, reports that more small businesses are satisfied with small banks than businesses are satisfied with large banks. INSET: THE CREDIT UNION OPTION.
ACCESSION #
52095916

 

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