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Author: Brett NagelSENIOR VICE PRESIDENT (NMLS ID# 900919)

I provide you with sensible solutions to your financial goals. That may include commercial or agricultural loans for your business. I will help you understand the details of your loans so there is less confusion. It's about you and me working together. I will assist you in every way that I can to help you reach your goals!

Articles posted by Brett Nagel

Going Paperless in the Office: Pros and Cons

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Operations & Processes

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With office and business culture advancing into the 21st century it’s important to know how technology can help with efforts to be more environmentally friendly. Besides cutting the consumption of paper in your office to help save trees, it’s also great for saving money. Can going paperless in the office really be done? There are pros and cons to consider. … Read More

DIY Accounting: Pros and Cons

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Money & Metrics, Operations & Processes

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Accounting goes hand in hand when owning or operating a business. Some may cut the costs and absorb this task by doing it themselves while others see a benefit in hiring someone else to do it for them. There’s no total right or wrong answer and everyone will have different pros and cons. These are just some of the basic … Read More

Market on Only a Shoestring Budget

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Marketing & Selling

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Whatever the age of your business it’s always critical to market and to do it well. It may feel that in order to advertise well you need a good amount of money to make it effective. Even if you are just getting established, there’s always a great way or idea to market to fit any budget. But first, strategize Think … Read More

Proper Office Attire For All Seasons

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Operations & Processes

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When interviewing or starting new employment in a professional field, it’s important to make those lasting first impressions by knowing what’s appropriate office attire. Every organization is different and some dress codes may be more relaxed than others. Here are some basic tips for all seasons that are great starting points to build off of for either more formal or … Read More

Better Management Strategies

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Leadership, Operations & Processes

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It takes the right type of person to lead or manage a team. Sometimes, even those with excellent leadership traits or experience can face certain challenges. The head of an organization is never done learning on what can be done different to increase success in the workplace. Here are several points to consider when you’re wanting to improve your management … Read More

How to Market Your New Business

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Marketing & Selling

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Whether you are just opening a new business or have been a establishment with decades of operation, knowing how to market yourself is important for success. There many different types of strategies, many of them free or low cost, to use when promoting a new business. Pitch Yourself Use any place or situation as opportunity to promote. Always have business … Read More

Personal Finances vs. Business Finances

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Money & Metrics

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Just starting your small business and wondering how different your business financials should be compared to your personal finances? There are a few differences since they serve different purposes. Here are the differences and a few ways you can keep them separate. Personal Finances These help you understand how much you are spending to make sure you are staying on … Read More

Best Office Chairs of 2019

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Operations & Processes

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Are you looking to upgrade your office chairs, but not sure which ones to purchase? There are so many options to choose from at various price points with different features. The most important one to keep in mind is durability and how long it will last. Sometimes it’s important to keep in mind that any purchase for your business is … Read More

Effective Easter Promotions

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Marketing & Selling

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When you think of Easter you might think of candy and colorful eggs, but there is more that goes into the holiday than that. Businesses across the country are finding success in running Easter campaigns even though they do not sell sweets or gift baskets, so here are some ways you can run effective Easter promotions this year! Easter Promotions … Read More