SWBC News Archives

Welcome to the great game

Welcome to the great game

Last week was supposed to be the coming-out party for new Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell as he presided over his first FOMC meeting. The Fed—as predicted by just about everyone—raised the Federal [...]

Protect your key leadership from recruiters

Protect your key leadership from recruiters

As a business owner, you likely already spend a significant amount of time searching for and hiring employee leaders. Once you have the right people in your employ, you want to guard against others tracking [...]

Take this job and J.O.L.T. it!

Take this job and J.O.L.T. it!

Friday’s employment report was, on the surface, a mixed bag, with a surge in job growth coupled with lower than expected average hourly earnings (AHE) growth. Last month’s 2.9% year-over-year growth in [...]

Secretary Mnuchin fires the first shot

Secretary Mnuchin fires the first shot

Last night, Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin had some rather interesting things to say about inflation: “There are a lot of ways to have the economy grow. You can have wage inflation and not [...]

Kick your communication style into overdrive: Part 2

Kick your communication style into overdrive: Part 2

As a continuation of our two-part article, Kick Your Company Communication Style Into Overdrive, here are 10 more tips to help you improve your communication skills with coworkers. These 10 tips will help you streamline [...]

Take your direct lending game to the next level

Take your direct lending game to the next level

After years of record-breaking growth, 2018 looks to challenge auto dealers and lenders with the first significant decrease in auto sales since 2009. Some analysts are even calling for up to a 5% decrease compared [...]

4 rules for creating compelling consumer experiences

4 rules for creating compelling consumer experiences

In November 2017, I had the pleasure of attending the Digital Marketing for Financial Services Summit in Brooklyn, New York. This conferences is one of the world's leading digital marketing events for financial services, covering [...]

A road map for the New Year

A road map for the New Year

Many of us, this time of year, reflect upon our successes and challenges of the past year. Though it’s been said, “you can’t change the past,” we can learn from it and use [...]