Category Archives: News

2012 Annual Letter to Shareholders

Below is the link to our Annual Letter to Shareholders.  The letter is more than a review of financial data.  It is a look at our worldview.  We believe in the mission of community banking and we believe in our ability to further that mission.  We invite you to take a look at who we […]

Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. Regulatory Approvals Announcement

Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. receives key regulatory approvals for merger. The press release is attached. Nicolet Bank Press Release-Approvals

Economy Takes on a Rosier Glow

World stock markets rallied Wednesday amid signs that the American recovery could be gaining traction – led partly by factory output – and relief that Europe might be on the verge of finding some much-needed leadership on its widening financial crisis.

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 […]

In the News: Acquiring Madison-Based AnchorBank Branches

Nicolet National Bank of Green Bay said Wednesday it has agreed to acquire the four Brown County branches of Madison-based AnchorBank. Terms of the deal were not announced. It is subject to regulatory approval, but is expected to close in July.

In the News: Optimistic at Annual Meeting

Nicolet Bancshares Inc. Chairman Bob Atwell said 2010 will be a year for grinding out increased profits. Atwell, who also is president and chief executive officer of the Green Bay-based bank holding company, said 2009 wasn’t as good a year as they would prefer, but it was better than 2008 and better than many of […]

In the News: A Slow Thaw

Commercial lending is still tight, but some loan programs could loosen credit. Take a look at the vacancy signs and darkened storefronts and you start to get the picture that prospects for lending in the commercial real estate market aren’t yet bright.

In the News: Stocks Roar Back, But Economy Has Far To Go

By themselves, the numbers tell a seemingly clear story: The Dow Jones industrial average is up 61% from the recessionary low it hit exactly one year ago Tuesday. The Standard & Poor’s 500, up 68%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq, up a remarkable 83%.

In the News: CEOs List Their Top Challenges for 2010

Northeastern Wisconsin CEOs believe increasing sales and revenue will be the biggest challenge in 2010, according to Nicolet National Bank’s quarterly Business Pulse survey. Seventy-four percent of respondents said it was among their top three concerns as we enter the new year in the wake of the just-ended (we are told) recession.

In the News: Systemic Risk, End it Don’t “Manage” It

The blogging bankers at Nicolet National Bank in Wisconsin have been on a roll over at The Vault lately. CEO Bob Atwell’s latest post addresses this month’s meeting between President Obama and a few of the country’s biggest bank CEOs. He makes some interesting points on too-big-to-fail, concluding that “centralized and politicized finance is financially […]


Scam Alert: Tax Season Brings New Filing Schemes

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

“With the 2018 tax filing season kicking off this week, the IRS today issued a warning about an emergent identity theft tax scam that targets tax preparers’ computers and, in some cases, involves depositing funds in victims’ bank accounts. The agency warned that cybercriminals are sending phishing emails to tax preparers that contain malware allowing them to [...]

It is Easy to Earn Interest with Nicolet’s Real Rewards Checking

Monday, March 19, 2018

Nicolet Bank’s Interest-Earning Checking is Ideal as a Primary Account Checking accounts traditionally have been used as non-interest earning vehicles from which bills are paid and automatic deposits replenish. Nicolet National Bank sees no reason why these accounts should not earn interest the same as savings accounts and other related products. Nicolet Bank’s Real Rewards [...]


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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