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Gov. Evers Announces $75 Million Grant Program for Small Businesses
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Gov. Evers Announces $75 Million Grant Program for Small Businesses

Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation announced a major new initiative that combines federal CARES Act funding with specific Wisconsin programs aimed at helping small business respond to and recover from the effects of the COVID-19 health emergency. Details of the grant’s requirements are still being finalized. The following information was included in the May 18 announcement. Grants in the amount of $2,500 will be available for small businesses with 20 or fewer full-time employees impacted by COVID-19 that have not already received WEDC COVID-19 assistance. Up to 30,000 businesses may receive grants. The application period for these grants will open in…
Fortifi Bank Makes Grant Money Available Amid COVID-19
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Fortifi Bank Makes Grant Money Available Amid COVID-19

Fortifi Bank announced today that they will award $1,000 COVID Relief Grants to 20 non-profit organizations in May.  Together, with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLBC), this money is intended to assist groups with the financial strain presented by COVID-19. To be eligible, organizations must have a 501c3…
Withdrawal and Transfer Limits on Savings Accounts Temporarily Suspended
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Withdrawal and Transfer Limits on Savings Accounts Temporarily Suspended

The Federal Reserve Board has temporarily suspended Regulation D – a law that limits the number of convenience transactions from savings deposits to six per month. In response to financial distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, this decision allows for an unlimited number of convenience transfers and withdrawals from savings…
3 Ways to be Proactive with Finances During Hard Times
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3 Ways to be Proactive with Finances During Hard Times

Preserving your financial wellbeing takes center stage when economic conditions change. When times get hard, reviewing your budget and building an emergency fund are common practices. How else can you be proactive with your finances during times of uncertainty? Cancel unwanted memberships or subscription services. Go here. Avoid being hooked…
Navigating the Small Business Payment Protection Program
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Navigating the Small Business Payment Protection Program

The government has announced relief resources to help businesses like yours. The Paycheck Protection Program prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing up to $349 billion toward job retention and certain other expenses. Small businesses and eligible nonprofit organizations, veterans organizations, and tribal businesses described in the…
Fortifi Bank Continues Offering Drive-Up Service
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Fortifi Bank Continues Offering Drive-Up Service

Hello from the team at Fortifi Bank. You may have heard by now, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is ordering the closure of all non-essential businesses starting Tuesday, March 24, and urging people to stay at home to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Fortifi Bank is an essential part…
COVID 19: Banking During Difficult Times
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COVID 19: Banking During Difficult Times

In addition to health concerns, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has left many consumers questioning their financial wellbeing. “Is my money safe?” “What do lower interest rates mean for me?” “How do I get money if the bank lobby is closed?” As always, Fortifi Bank is here to guide you through unfamiliar…
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Fortifi Bank Temporarily Offering Drive-Up Only

An update from our president Hello, To keep our clients, our employees, and our communities safe amidst the growing concerns surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19), we will provide full-service banking through our drive-up option only. Banking should be the least of your worries and this plan will allow our team to continue…
Fortifi Bank’s Responsibility During COVID-19
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Fortifi Bank’s Responsibility During COVID-19

As the world is working to contain the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19,) we want you to rest assured Fortifi Bank is taking measures to ensure the health and well-being of our clients and employees. We believe it is our responsibility to remain informed and make decisions that align with the…
Fortifi Bank Offers Best Options for Small Business Funding
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Fortifi Bank Offers Best Options for Small Business Funding

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Wisconsin office has recognized Fortifi Bank for its commitment to making financing more accessible to small businesses. Fortifi was named the top volume lender utilizing SBA financing in the $400 – 500 million asset category for 2019. “SBA-backed lending is one of the most…