How to buy a car as a gift
While buying a car for someone else seems more like a movie gimmick than real life, there are instances where it may make sense to help or surprise a loved one. However, if you are thinking about gifting a new vehicle, you should consider a few factors—first and foremost being that the recipient wants a car and that you can afford to gift one.
Investing with purpose: A five-step starter plan
How can I make a difference? It’s a question people are increasingly asking themselves. And more importantly, it’s one they’re acting on. From monitoring energy consumption and establishing environmental practices, to evaluating the products they purchase and the organizations they support, people are trying to leave a positive imprint however they can.
Get to Know Jill Calton, Leader of UMB Fund Services’ Alternative Investment Offerings
Jill Calton is senior vice president, executive director of alternative investments, for UMB Fund Services. In the following Q&A, Jill shares insights on her career path, the evolution of the fund servicing industry and how she has challenged herself outside of the office.
Get to Know Sara Hanstad: Former World-Champion Snowboarder Lands at UMB in Colorado
For 12 years, Sara Hanstad traveled the world as a professional snowboarder. After retiring, she found her way to UMB Bank in Denver, Colorado. Read on to learn about her whirlwind journey and why she hasn’t hit the slopes yet since moving to the Mile High City.
Planning last minute holiday travel
If you are considering booking last minute holiday travel, prices will likely be very high due to demand. However, there are ways to reduce costs and book a budget-friendly vacation during the holiday season.
The Fiduciary Responsibility and Nonprofit Boards
A key ingredient of success for any nonprofit is solid board governance. And that requires a blend of intellect, reputation, resources, and access — and that board members faithfully exercise their fiduciary duties.
Women: Know Your Worth
Let’s face it – money can be a tricky and often a taboo topic. And this can be especially true among women. But the time has come for that to change, and I’m proud to be part of a team at UMB that is working to empower women to not only talk more openly about money, but to better understand their financial situation and make smart, informed decisions.
UMB Institutional Banking’s Seminar Explores Fintech and the Future of Financial Services
UMB Institutional Banking hosted a seminar in New York City to discuss the latest trends in fintech and how they are influencing the future of financial services.
Seven financial tools every exporter should know
Are you considering an expansion into international markets? Or have you already tested the waters overseas and are ready to explore additional countries for even greater market share? Either way, a basic understanding of the current economic landscape and the financial tools available to you can help you prepare for international business.