Monthly Archives: January 2009

In the News: Two Banks in State Have Lent Money From TARP

Two Wisconsin banks that have received funds from the federal Troubled Assets Relief Program say the money already has helped them make more loans.

Nicolet Bank and TARP: Where did the money go?

What did Nicolet do with the capital?  While our press release adequately addresses this, I would like to comment in a more complete fashion.  In my opinion, there are two reasons why the public gets frustrated with the response of banks to questions about the use of the capital. The first is my opinion, the […]

Nicolet Bank and TARP

Since the announcement of our participation in the Treasury’s Capital Purchase Program, we have received numerous questions regarding our involvement. The next few blog entries will give you some insight into our thinking. A few facts before we begin. Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. is the holding company of Nicolet National Bank. On December 23, we received […]

In the News: Nicolet National Bank Raises $9.5 Million in Private Capital

Green Bay’s Nicolet National Bank said it has raised $9.5 million in private capital on top of the almost $15 million investment it recently received from the U.S. Treasury, positioning it for new business opportunities and possible acquisitions.

In the News: Bank Plots Aggressive Strategy

Adversity can create opportunity. Nicolet Bankshares is looking for opportunity, so the Green Bay financial holding company raised $24 million in capital in December.

In the News: Area CEOs Greet 2009 with Trepidation

Northeastern Wisconsin chief executive officers are concerned about 2009, but not entirely unhopeful.

In the News: Nicolet Bank Receives $15M

Nicolet Bankshares Inc., parent company of NicoletNational Bank, Green Bay, received $14.96 million through the U.S. Treasury Department’s Capital Purchase Program.

In the News: Congressmen Bearing Gifts not the Solution

We have regular private communication with more than 20 percent of the locally-owned businesses in our area about their business and their markets. This does put us in a position to share some generalizations about what is happening real time.

2009 Business Pulse: CEO Challenges 2009

In 2009, CEOs say there are new challenges on their plate – some they’ve never seen before. Since October, when the whole world changed, CEOs in Northeastern Wisconsin have been rapidly reordering business priorities.


Scam Alert: MyFitnessPal health and fitness tracking app users are now phishing targets

Monday, August 27, 2018

The scam making news this week is a data breach with Under Armour’s health- and fitness-tracking app, MyFitnessPal.  A database with 150 million user names and passwords of the super popular MyFitnessPal app has been hacked. Cyber criminals use this to scare you into clicking on phishing emails and infect your computer with malware or manipulate [...]


Pre-Approval for Home Loans Helps Buyers Strengthen Their Offer

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Nicolet Bank Provides Home Loans for Home Purchases and Remodeling The tight housing market in most parts of Wisconsin has created a situation in which the buyer who can move the quickest may end up with the prize. Pre-approval for home loans through Nicolet National Bank is an effective way to position yourself for fast [...]


Business Pulse - Cybersecurity has emerged as a major issue for CEOs

Monday, July 27, 2015

CEOs Express Concern about the Cybersecurity of their Business. Read the full report here. Business Pulse – JUNE 2015 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY CYBERSECURITY  

Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. 2nd Quarter 2015 Earnings Release

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. (OTCQB: NCBS) earnings release for 2nd quarter 2015. 2Q15 Earnings Release

How to Ensure a Good Credit Score

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

First, let’s understand how your credit score is determined. Your credit score is broken down into five categories weighted accordingly: Payment history = 35% Total amount owed = 30% Length of credit history = 15% New credit = 10% Type of credit in use = 10% MAKE YOUR PAYMENTS ON TIME. This is the most [...]