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News and Insights

News and Insights

American National Bank is always doing more to build, grow, and develop as a company. Stay up to date on this evolution by reading our blog articles, catching us in the news, and learning about new hires and promotions.

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One of the positive, almost hidden, aspects of credit is that your bank has a stake in the success of your business and wants you to succeed. Therefore, your banker is your ally…
Working capital is a key indicator of financial health. Therefore managing working capital is essential. You must constantly be alert to changes in your working capital position…
Though conventional wisdom has its place, an unknown author wrote "If all you ever do is all you've ever done, then all you'll ever get is all you ever got." In an economy where…
A lease is a form of borrowing that usually has a higher interest rate than an equipment loan from your bank. Therefore it is important to complete the math before moving forward…
Cash is the lifeblood of business, and collecting receivables quickly is important to its health. A soft "collection" call five days after invoicing can reduce payment delays.…
There are many financial institutions to choose from. Selecting the right one for your business can seem daunting. While it is tempting to base your decision solely on the…
Collecting overdue accounts is important to the health of your business and to a steady cash flow. There are techniques to help with collection efforts. Create policies and…
These days, it may appear difficult to secure business financing. The truth is, it's not as easy as it once was. But there's still money out there; banks are in business to lend…
There's no sure-fire cure for rising healthcare costs. But you can take steps to keep your costs in line. Shop health insurance providers every two to three years. An insurance…
Every business can benefit from an Advisory Board or Board of Directors. I strongly recommend that you form a board if you don't already have one. Board members from different…