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When serving as escrow custodians, it’s important for attorneys to take positive action to protect client funds. While the law firm bears the primary responsibility for fraud protection, attorneys can enlist their bank’s help to reduce the firm’s risk.
Cash flow is the lifeblood for most successful companies, but economic uncertainty can cause a thriving small business to suffer. Without a sufficient, reliable stream of revenue to pay expenses, a business can quickly go into the red, making it difficult to recover. In this white paper, we identify 6 steps you can take to help improve your cash flow.
Payment fraud is continuously evolving. Check fraud has been a threat for so long that awareness—and prevention—efforts are widespread. Learn more about what fraud is and how you can avoid it.
In the wake of a global pandemic, many employers are reconsidering their sick leave strategy.
If you conduct business on personal devices, it’s likely that you’re placing valuable data at risk. Consider these strategic steps you can take to protect your business’s data.
As retailers come to grips with the “new normal” amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, many are looking to mobile payments and other “no-touch” alternative payment options for the first time to protect their employees and customers.
Driving a vehicle involves continuously assessing what’s behind you, where you are, and where you’re going. Similarly, operating a successful business requires clear hindsight, insight, and foresight.
While not-for-profit organizations are the fabric of our communities, they are still businesses with banking needs. Enter Sterling National Bank’s Not-for-Profit Services team—part of its Commercial Banking group.
Risk aversion is a natural tendency during times of uncertainty, but experts suggest this is exactly when you should also be doubling down and optimizing your company for growth.
Whether you moved your team online for the benefits that a distributed workforce can provide to your business or you’re temporarily telecommuting due to illness, learn how you can eliminate issues that may be arising and implement the right policies for your team.
No one can predict when their business will face a disaster, which is why it's always a good idea to make sure that your recovery plans are clear, documented, and up-to-date.
Mark Weiss has a sign on his office door: “If you don’t do the job, somebody else will.” And at Action Staffing Group, Weiss’ staffing firm based in Elizabeth, New Jersey, they do just that—take action.
For more than 50 years, Earnings Credit Rate—or ECR—programs have been a go-to option for corporations seeking to lower their banking expenses.
Treasury management strategy is a vital piece of any business, including not only online banking, but choosing the best collection and disbursement services and reporting options for you.
Once considered a noble sacrifice disconnected from profit, organizational purpose is quickly becoming the driving force in sustained profitable growth for businesses across sectors.
Law firm banking needs are typically quite different from other service businesses, and the right banking partner should be attuned to a law firm’s unique priorities, no matter their size.
Person-to-person money transfer apps have become so ubiquitous that their various app names are emerging as verbs—with “Venmo-ing” and “PayPal-ing” becoming as commonplace as “Googling.”
Whether you already have a plan in place or are putting one together for the first time amid an ongoing disaster, here are six key steps you should plan to take whenever disaster strikes to aid in your recovery.
It only takes a few moments for fraudsters to identify vulnerable areas within an organization. Owners must maintain safeguards to the administration of the business if they expect to protect their bottom lines. In this white paper, we identify seven effective tactics that can help reduce your exposure to fraud.
The earnings credit rate allowance is not a new banking tool, but it can have a major impact on profitability for Property Management Companies.
While shifting payments from paper checks to electronic systems, such as wire transfer and ACH transactions, has served as an effective deterrent to check fraud, electronic payment systems are not still entirely safe from criminal activity. Criminals can and do find ways to commit fraud via electronic means.
Saving for college and selecting the correct savings vehicle can be a daunting task. Here's what every parent should know.
A recent report issued by New Voice Media found that $62 billion of business is lost annually due to negligent customer care. Don’t add to this statistic—avoid falling victim to the pitfalls of poor customer service by embracing these four tips.
According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), there have been more than 18,000 instances of fraud related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the year—and that number is rising all the time. In this white paper, we outline the most common types of pandemic-related fraud and the steps you can take to help protect your organization from them.