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Banking & Finance: With Economy Improving, Banks Make More Loans | August 23, 2017

With Economy Improving, Banks Make More Loans

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — As the local economy continues to improve, commercial bankers are working with small businesses to help them grow by providing credit and financial services to better manage their companies. “This community is resilient and we came through a recession. As I’m out speaking to customers, they’re very optimistic,” says Daryl Cameron, vice […]

Banking & Finance: Huntington Bank to Give Away 1,000 Backpacks | August 18, 2017

Huntington Bank to Give Away 1,000 Backpacks

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Huntington Bank is giving away nearly 1,000 backpacks throughout Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana and Mercer counties to help children get ready for the upcoming school year. The giveaway, announced this morning during a press event, is part of Huntington’s annual backpack initiative in partnership with the United Way, WFMJ and Great Clips “Stuff […]

Banking & Finance: SBA Seminar Tells How to Get a Small-Business Loan | August 9, 2017

SBA Seminar Tells How to Get a Small-Business Loan

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Small Business Administration is not a lender, but its programs offer commercial lenders added assurance that borrowers will repay their loans. SBA’s loan programs were the topic of a seminar Tuesday hosted by the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University. The SBA doesn’t extend credit. Rather it […]