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At Republic Bank, it’s about more than debits and credits. It’s about preparing our clients for a smarter financial future.

The Impact of Inflation on Small Businesses

There is no question that the impact of inflation on small businesses has been steadily growing since the pandemic...

Talking to a Financial Advisor

Many people fail to see the value of talking to a financial advisor and may even misunderstand...

Avoiding Financial Scams

Consumers reported losing more than $5.8 billion to fraud in 2021. Avoiding financial scams can seem difficult...

Payroll Tax Rebates

Payroll tax rebates, or employee retention credits (ERC), were born out of the same COVID relief bill...

Is Debt Consolidation Right for Me?

Debt consolidation allows you to roll multiple debts into a single payment and...

Lower Your Bills

Forty percent of Americans worry about their bills. If you’re in this position, it might be time...

Paying for College

Many people tend to think that the only way to afford college is by taking out student loans...

Buying Stocks

Buying stocks may seem overwhelming to a beginner, but with a bit of background knowledge...

Financial Checkups

Just as you would get an oil change in your car, replace the batteries in your smoke detector...

Choosing the Right Checking Account

Banking has evolved quite a bit over the last several years. It might be time...

Money Market and Savings Accounts

Money Market and Savings accounts can be very similar but are also different in many...

Protecting Your Bank Accounts

Although bank accounts are naturally designed to be secure, that doesn’t keep hackers from doing...

Paycheck Protection Program

Although the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans were incredibly beneficial for many companies to continue...

The Effects of Rising Gas Prices

The effects of rising gas prices are easy to feel when you’re filling up at the pump, but there are also ways...

Dealing with Supply Chain Issues

It’s no secret that the supply chain has been experiencing issues that have caused delays...

Cut Costs and Save Money

Inflation is rising again — in fact, it rose 7.9 percent in February 2022, which is the highest level since 1982...

Analyze Your Cash Flow

If you are running a small business, it’s important to be familiar with your cash flow and track and analyze it...

Talking Money

There are many topics of conversation among family, friends, and partners that can be uncomfortable...

Business Loans and Personal Loans

Business loans and personal loans are both reasonable options for...

Planning for Retirement

Planning for retirement is a strategy you should start investing in as soon as you’re financially able to...

Navigating the Gig Economy

The gig economy is booming right now, which means that an increasing number of working...

Better Manage Paying Your Bills

Paying bills can sometimes feel like a drag, and the more bills we incur the more overwhelming it can...

Top Tips for Entrepreneurs and New Business Owners

Congratulations on wanting to start your own business or branch out...

The Most Common Money Wasters and How to Ditch Them

Overspending can be easy to do, though most people attempt to be as money conscious...

Demystifying the Home Buying Process

Preparing to buy a home? Congratulations! The current market is competitive, and the key to...

The Importance of Small Business Bookkeeping

When Let's not underestimate the importance of small business bookkeeping. We know keeping track of...

Debunking Credit Score Myths

Even if you’re familiar with the world of credit reports and credit scores, it can be confusing and...

New Year Savings Strategies

Whether you are still in school, just entered the working world, own a business, or are nearing retirement...

Repaying Student Loans

Student loan payments can be an overwhelming feat for those who are anticipating them as...

Navigating the New Normal

As we’re all quite aware, it’s been a whirlwind couple of years across the board...

The Benefits of Smaller Local Banks

Some of the biggest players in the financial management game are the “big banks”...

Holiday Spending and Budgeting Made Easy

It's that time of year again - the holiday buzz is in the air, and...

Home Equity Loans and HELOC

If you’ve recently bought a home or owned one for a while, you know that you've made a long term...

Is Working from Home Right for Your Business?

Since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic, working from home (WFH) has likely...

Cybersecurity Starts With You

Cybersecurity starts with YOU and is everyone’s responsibility. Do Your Part. Be Cyber Smart.   Protect...

How to Finance a Business

Want to start financing your small business, but don’t know where to start? Here’s some...

Managing Cash Flow

As a consumer, monitoring cash flow for your own personal account is important because it...

The Importance of Monitoring Your Credit Score

If you’re like most of us, you probably rarely think about your credit score. After all, it's not a number...

Is a Home Equity Line of Credit Right for Me?

Home Equity Lines of Credit allow you to borrow against your home’s equity to get...

Don’t Be Fooled By Financial Scams

Financial scams targeting customers over the age of 60 have become more...