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  1. Q&A with Mark Papoccia, Chief, Business & Consumer Banking There are some important shifts that business owners should prioritize to help them adapt to the new economic environment. Mark Papoccia, Vantage West’s Senior Vice President, Business & Branch Banking, speaks to these changing business needs. What are some shifts in priorities for businesses now, compared […]
    Oct 12, 2021
    4 min read
  2. For most businesses, 2020 was a rollercoaster full of surprising twists and turns, especially as it pertained to securing financial assistance to compensate for pandemic losses. So when Congress passed the CARES Act in March 2020, there was a collective sigh of relief as a rush of lending was unleashed under the Paycheck Protection Program […]
    Oct 11, 2021
    5 min read
  3. With so many options, sizes, and prices, making a vehicle purchase decision can seem overwhelming. We’ve put together a list of the most important things to consider when purchasing a new car. The right type Start by evaluating your goals, needs, and lifestyle to help determine the vehicle that is right for you. Ask yourself: […]
    Jul 29, 2021
    4 min read
  4. If you are contemplating purchasing an electric vehicle, you aren’t alone. Electric vehicles (EVs) are quick, unique to drive, and have no emissions (from the tailpipe). Consumer interest in electric cars continues to grow, and many people have questions about them. A big question is affordability. EVs tend to be pricey but can be more […]
    2 min read
  5. In an increasingly cashless society, person-to-person—or P2P—payment systems offer people the ability to send money to their friends, family, colleagues, acquaintances, landlords, and anyone else they might need to pay—online, instantaneously. Consumers use P2P for paying rent, pitching in for gas money, travel, birthday cash, splitting restaurant bills, and more. The P2P concept isn’t new, […]
    May 28, 2021
    2 min read