$4,000 Grant to Support Local Business Scholarships with PowerLink

Greensburg, Pa. – The Standard Charitable Foundation, with support from Standard Bank, has awarded a $4,000 grant to PowerLink (Westmoreland County). The mission of Powerlink is to assist second-stage companies in growing their business and taking it to the next level with education and advisory resources. Powerlink has helped more than 1,000 companies since 1992, and they continue to expand […]

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2019 Business Appreciation

We Appreciate Our Business Partners   You may know that each Spring we hold our special Customer Appreciation Days to thank our personal checking, savings, and loan customers for their business as well as to increase community engagement. However, we felt our business customers needed their own event, because their business is just as important! And what better holiday to […]

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The Benefits of an Advisory Bank for Your Business

Whether you are a startup entrepreneur or a well-established mature company, partnering with the right bank, and the right relationship manager, can help propel your business beyond just financing. In the Pittsburgh area, there are banks on every corner, and they all want your business. However, it’s up to you to choose the bank that helps your business succeed long-term. […]

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Social Engineering: Are Your Employees Prepared?

Social Engineering, by Oxford definition, is “the use of deception to manipulate individuals into divulging confidential or personal information that may be used for fraudulent purposes.” This devious approach to acquiring information is often overlooked because it can range from a polite five minute “sales” call to a more in-depth, multi-prong scam involving several of your employees and a team […]

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Becoming a Rock for Your Customers

You gain reputation by being consistent. Being consistent builds trust. Being trustworthy improves your reputation. It’s a virtuous cycle.

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How to Interview a Bank for Your Business

If you haven’t thought about this before, it may feel unnatural to walk into a bank and interview them for your business. But you wouldn’t hire a new employee without thorough vetting. Why should your bank be any different? After all, they literally hold the pulse of your business (funds) in their hands. Like any other business relationship, having the […]

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