Business Blog: The Times They are a Changin’

Bob Dylan released his third studio album, titled “The Times They are a Changin’”, in January of 1964.  Feeling old yet? If we’ve learned anything through the “pandemic years” it is that the only thing that’s certain is change. Let’s talk about the future for a minute. The landscape of today’s workplace is vastly different from that to which we […]

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Commercial Banking and The Nature of Being an Entrepreneur

The nature of being an entrepreneur means that you fully embrace uncertainty and are comfortable with being challenged regularly. Especially when having to go out for startup fundraising. Choosing this career path is completely irrational because the odds of succeeding are dismal, but most succeed because of their unwavering belief, laser focus on delivering and persistence. 

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PPP Loan Forgiveness Update – SBA Website Portal Open

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) launched a streamlined application portal to allow borrowers with Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $150,000 or less through participating lenders to apply for forgiveness directly through the SBA. Mars Bank registered with the Small Business Administration (SBA) to permit the use of the SBA PPP Loan Forgiveness website for Mars Bank PPP customers. […]

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Cybersecurity and Staying Connected: Tips for Your Business

Our October newsletter with business resources and tips included information about Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Ideas for Treasury Management, and Tips for Staying Connected.

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