Tag Archives: deficit

The Road to Cyprus

There is plenty of public commentary about the banking crisis in Cyprus; there is far more privately. The public discourse is about debt, deficits, politics and Europe. The private inquiries are more in the nature of, “what does this mean for me, could our government simply place a 20% tax on my bank deposits?” The […]

The Meaning of Mayhem in Madison

You might be wondering with the title why I would even attempt to comment on such a volatile situation.  As the CEO of a community bank, we are heavily invested in the wellbeing of our communities.  We help people confront their problems and realize their dreams every day; with loans, professional advice and honest conversations.  […]

When Will The Economy Turn?

The better question is “what steps can we take to increase sound economic activity?” Everyone laughs at jokes about economists, yet we still defer to their professional expertise. There is little evidence that economics as a mode of thought has much to say of relevance to us in the current crisis. What prominent economists risked […]

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