Thursday, February 16, 2017
SBA-backed loans provide affordable financing options for small businesses that may have difficulty obtaining financing via traditional channels. Howard Bank is a preferred lender for loans that are guaranteed by the Small Business Administration.
Here are seven things you probably don’t know about SBA loans:
- The SBA doesn’t actually lend directly to businesses.
The bank makes the...
Thursday, February 09, 2017
“I'm a Banker, in the traditional sense of the job,” states Vice President and Treasury Sales Officer, Michelle Coates. “I sell solutions – not products – and would never sell a client something that they don't need. I believe in integrity.”
When Michelle Coates joined the Howard Bank team 5 months ago, she brought more than 35 years of banking experience with her. She started her career as a...
Thursday, February 02, 2017
In the three years that he’s been at Howard Bank, Chris Infantino has seen the mortgage department grow from a very small operation to the large portion of business that it is today. With 18 years in the mortgage industry, Infantino has answered his share of mortgage questions.
One of the most common questions people ask him is where they can find customer reviews. After all, a mortgage is a...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Hint: It's all about the Internet.
By Marissa Stern
Baltimore Style Magazine
In the market for a new home? You should know that there’s been gradual changes over the years in lending and mortgaging, and if you haven’t kept up, the experience might well be unlike any home purchase you’ve made before. Among the biggest changes of late is the entry of...
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
“While I love the work, there’s not a lot of runway left out there, and I want to do some flying,” says Dick Story, Howard Bank’s Senior Vice President, Director of Community Relations & Government Affairs, and Business Development Liaison, of his retirement at the end of the year. The face (and instantly recognizable voice) of Howard Bank for the last several years, Dick’s deep ties to the...