Archive: Business

Social Media for Local Businesses

When you’re a local business owner, standing out from the competition is easier when you market your brand clearly and professionally. Even so, jumping on the social media train can feel intimidating, especially when a new platform pops up every week. But it doesn’t need to be that complicated! Having more

Beneficial Ownership Information for Businesses

As of January 1, 2024, many companies in the United States must report information about their beneficial owners, i.e., the individuals who ultimately own or control the company. Reporting is done through the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a U.S. Department of the Treasury Bureau. This ownership requirement is often more

Four Ways a Commercial Card Program Can Help Modernize Your Business

In the last few years, though many organizations rushed to digitize, others stuck with legacy processes for their payments because of the perceived time, energy and IT resources required to change. However, implementing the right commercial card program can be easy and the benefits of modernization far outweigh any perceived more

A Solution to Cash Flow for Your Business

Managing a business in today’s environment isn’t easy, and growing a business can be even more challenging. Having cash flow is important for all businesses! If you appreciate the value of receiving your cash at the time of service, rather than waiting on your customers to pay you, then an more

We Have Farmers in Mind

Whether you need a loan for this year's crop or need help managing farm property, we have an experienced team of ag professionals you can turn to. Ag Business Managing, buying/selling, or valuing farms to optimize the benefits of farmland is a specialized and complex business. Our team of Ag Business professionals more

Ag Lending with Farmers in Mind

How often do you think about the food on the table? Not just how tasty it is, but the work that truly goes into producing your favorite meal. Spoiler alert! It takes the hard work and dedication of a team of people ranging from the tireless farmer to the expert more

Let’s Talk Treasury Management

Understanding the best possible treasury management programs and services for you and your business starts with a consultation with experts in the field. Keri McPherson, Treasury Management Relationship Manager, breaks down the ins and outs of treasury management at First Mid Bank & Trust. What is treasury management?Keri explains, “Treasury Management more

Sweetening the Commercial Lending Process

Your dream flower shop, that unexpected expense to replace old machinery, or a much-needed expansion for your thriving accounting firm. No matter the business or the reason, you need access to hassle-free lending options. The loan pre-approval, negotiation, and final approval process can be tricky to navigate, so let’s discuss more