Monthly Archives: May 2009

In the News: Area Business Picking up for Some Companies

Nicolet National Bank is featured as a business leader in response to what the Federal Reserve said last week as it expects the economy to improve in the coming months, but at a slow pace. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues continue to believe that business sales and factory production will begin to recover […]

In the News: Municipal Bond Buyers Must Shop Carefully

It’s a scary time for municipal bond investors. Declining home values and fewer building permits are among the factors driving down revenue from property taxes and fees. Almost anywhere you look, the collections that fund interest payments to municipal bondholders are declining, said Michael J. Steppe, a partner at Brookfield Investment Partners LLC. A veteran […]

In the News: Stress Test Results

Bob Atwell is quoted in this FinCriAdvisor article and discusses how the application of the stress test methodology to non-core institutions is a mistake.

In The News: Lender Avoids ‘Train Wrecks’

Having avoided the banking industry’s “train wrecks” in the past year, Nicolet Bankshares Inc. is poised to grow during economic recovery, said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Atwell. Atwell told shareholders during the company’s annual meeting at the Meyer Theatre in Green Bay that being steady but unfashionable has allowed the bank to weather […]

WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio

Bob Atwell talks with the Congressional Oversight Panel about the current status of the Troubled Asset Relief Program.

In The News: Visiting Your Lender Right Away

Determining whether to bring in a landscape architect or interior designer is often a matter of budget. Few home projects can be completed without financing, and the scope of the project will be determined by how much can be afforded. Tom Zellner, vice president–retail management at Nicolet National Bank, suggests identifying the lender before any […]


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 [...]