small business

Building a Strong Professional Team

Building a Strong Professional Team

With the complexity of running a business today, the importance of having sound advice is paramount. It does not matter how large or small your business is, you need a strong network of business professionals around you. Most of these partners can be chosen through referrals from business owners you know and trust. Here are [...]

Webster Unveils a More User-Friendly Account Guide

We are always working hard to make banking easier for our customers. Recently, we reformatted our Consumer and Small Business Checking and Savings Policy Disclosures and Fee Guides. We are winning praise for adopting disclosure summary forms that make account terms and fees more transparent and easier for customers to understand.   Back in May, [...]

Top 10 Attributes of Strong Leaders

Top 10 Attributes of Strong Leaders

Strong leadership is essential to small business success. A small business, like any other commercial entity that is looking to survive and thrive, wants to be known for being good at something. And usually the personality of a company mirrors that of the owner or leader of the firm. The ability to exhibit great leadership [...]

The ABCs of SBA Loans

The ABCs of SBA Loans

Simply put, SBA Loans are federally guaranteed commercial loans. The Small Business Administration (SBA) is an independent agency of the Federal Government that assists small businesses in many ways, including setting guidelines for SBA loans and backing them with a guarantee. An SBA loan is made through a commercial bank, such as Webster Bank, and [...]

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