10 ways to add value to your portfolio in a lower rate environment
Recently, the bond market has become a little more challenging to navigate, which is why we’re sharing some thoughts about what to consider and where to make investments in the context of a bank’s investment portfolio.
Making a Difference: UMB Kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Mobile Mammography Screenings
Did you know approximately one in eight women will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime? That is a staggering statistic and one that prompted UMB Bank to team up with the Siteman Cancer Center to help educate women about their health and provide access to screenings.
Should You Buy a Haunted House?
If you’re haunted by a dream home that’s out of your price range, or you’ve just always wanted to live in a house with a paranormal presence, then perhaps it’s time to consider asking your realtor to show you some “psychologically impacted” properties.
Abby Wendel Talks About Her Career Journey and UMB Consumer Banking
From an analyst with The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City to president of consumer banking at UMB Bank, Abby Wendel’s 23-year career has been full of opportunity and change. Abby recently talked with the Kansas City Business Journal about her journey and what the future of consumer banking looks like at UMB.
Planning your harvest cash flow and setting a strategy
Michael LaPlant, vice president of UMB’s agribusiness division, recently talked with Brownfield Ag News about the important considerations for creating a fall harvest cash flow plan and reviewing current marketing strategies prior to harvest.
Four tips to protect your finances from those closest to you
Setting financial boundaries with loved ones may be tough in the beginning, but it can save future heartache and prevent you from falling victim to fraud. Here are four tips to help set you up for financial security.
UMB Fund Services’ Client Conference Focuses on Helping Clients Navigate Change
UMB Fund Services hosted its bi-annual Market Insight conference in Austin, Texas, to discuss hot topics across the alternative investment and registered fund industry.
Part 2: M&As Explained: How Banks Advise During the M&A Process
Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are increasingly becoming the answer for companies seeking growth. In the first piece of this two-part series, we addressed the trends we’re seeing in the M&A landscape, and here we will highlight the versatile role lenders play in a transaction.
Understanding payment options part 2: When to use credit cards versus your emergency fund
Keeping an emergency fund for unforeseen events such as auto repairs or health issues is an important part of any financial plan, but saving for the unexpected can be a challenge.