Monthly Archives: June 2010

It Takes A Village To Raise A Banker

The kitchen table consensus is that greed caused the ongoing financial crisis. The universality of greed undermines the value, if not the accuracy of this diagnosis. Greed is such a broad term that it almost defies definition. Like all vice, greed is more easily detected in another person than in oneself. Greed observed in another […]

You Win With People

As most of you know, we have agreed to purchase the four Anchor Bank branches in Brown County.  We are trying to assimilate the branches in 73 days.  Pretty aggressive, but doable in our opinion.  As we walk through this transition, I thought it would be interesting to blog a bit about our experiences.  This […]

Anger at Goldman Mustn’t Drive Reform

Public anger at Goldman Sachs is the vehicle being used to force through sweeping financial reform legislation. In the public’s mind, Goldman has come to symbolize the self-interested corruption at the heart of modern finance. The legal discussion about Goldman seems to center on whether Goldman had a conflict of interest. Goldman doesn’t have a […]

Fraud

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

Tuesday, June 19, 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 [...]

Mortgage

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 [...]

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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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