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Aug 18, 2023

What is so Positive about Positive Pay?

Old school crime is back and check fraud is surging.


Aug 2, 2023

Financing Options For Your Business

So, you want to expand your business?


Apr 14, 2023

Boise State University’s Newly Launched Resort and Hospitality Management Program

Boise State University’s College of Business and Economics lives by its values of inspiring purpose, growing people, creating knowledge and powering innovation. These core values are supported through the college’s history of being highly connected to, supportive of and supported by the business community. When there was a direct need and ask from the Idaho mountain resorts and the local Boise[...]


Apr 1, 2023

Transforming Education to Enhance Economic and Workforce Development

Boise State University has a long history of engaging with the corporate community to create measurable impact.


Dec 5, 2022

Is Your Business Prepared for a Recession?

Many economists predict a recession in 2023. Even if we don’t experience a recession, it is likely we will see a continued slowdown in economic activity with inflation running at multi-decade highs and interest rates nearly 4.00% higher than a year ago. The full economic impact of the Federal Reserve rate increases over the past six months has not been fully felt, and still, interest rates are e[...]


Nov 13, 2022

The Right Time for your Business to Borrow

Rising interest rates have dominated daily headlines and sounded the alarm for borrowers.


Nov 1, 2022

Decoding Business Checking

In the years I have worked in Treasury Management, I've seen business customers continually frustrated when trying to understand their business checking accounts. You think it should be simple and easy to understand, only to find limits and minimums to consider. When you feel you have it figured out, it changes. When your business grows, you may need to move into a more robust checking account tha[...]


Sep 14, 2022

When Trials Make Good Business Sense

Have you ever had the conversation with a lawyer where that lawyer drops this line on you: "any case that goes to trial is a loss."


Sep 1, 2022

Should I Use a Will or a Trust in my Estate Plan?

[caption id="attachment_284271" align="alignright" width="200"] Jared Nelson[/caption] Estate planning is planning one’s affairs both during life and for after death. Proper estate planning determines ownership structures and purposes of an individual’s assets during the individual’s life, while also planning for the distribution and management of an individual’s assets after death. [...]


Apr 1, 2022

3 Important Tips to Private Real Estate Lending

Even with the Federal Reserve’s recent interest rate increase, interest rates continue to remain lower than historical averages.


Feb 10, 2022

First Interstate Bank Transforms Overdraft Practices to Protect Clients

Non-sufficient funds and overdraft fees eliminated or reduced beginning April 1 As a community bank and trusted financial partner, First Interstate clings tightly to a values system that has anchored us for more than five decades. Through every interaction, we strive to put people first, act with integrity, seek greatness, celebrate success, and be committed to our communities. Understandin[...]


Feb 1, 2022

Introducing Wealth Management from Idaho Central Credit Union

Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU) has established a Wealth Management program through a new relationship with Ameriprise Financial Institutions Group (AFIG). Idaho Central Wealth Management will provide ICCU’s members financial planning and investment solutions. The program has launched in Treasure Valley and is expanding to other markets as well. A Focus on Financial Planning “When we s[...]