Monthly Archives: December 2009

President Obama Loves Big Bankers

President Obama called the CEOs of the nation’s twenty largest banks into the White House in early December and directed them to make loans. He also warned them not to resist his plan for financial industry “reform”. Regular readers know that I am a pretty shameless Midwest populist. I have no desire to defend the […]

Why Bank Loans Are Down

The FDIC third quarter data shows bank loans down three percent nationwide. This has touched off another round of discussion about why banks aren’t lending. There are three important points to grasp. 1. Bank loans are down because they should be down. The vast majority of our loans are to healthy well-managed businesses. With few […]

Fraud

Equifax Data Breach - Help Protect Yourself

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

You may have heard about the data breach at Equifax that occurred in July and be wondering what to do to protect your identity. We encourage you to visit the Equifax website at www.equifaxsecurity2017.com to check if your personal information may have been compromised. Equifax is offering free credit monitoring for all U.S. consumers through the [...]

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Annual Report Videos

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Hear from our key leaders how we see banking today, as we share our position in the financial industry.

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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 [...]

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