Bigger not always better for small-business banking

Edwards, John G.
June 2011
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);6/13/2011, Vol. 28 Issue 24, pP4
The article offers advice for small businesses on selecting a bank. William Martin, chief executive officer (CEO) of Service1st Bank and a longtime Nevada banker, says key considerations include convenience, cost, accessibility and bank rules. According to Martin and other independent bankers, community or independent banks are usually the best option for small businesses. Rich Robinson, president of Kirkwood Bank, adds one should also pick a bank that is safe and secure.


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