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Fred Schonenberg: How to Fuel Your Venture | Be Investable

Be Investable
September 30, 2019 2:00 PM

On this podcast of Be Investable is Fred Schonenberg!

Fred Schonenberg has helped over 100 companies, from General Mills to Beam Suntory to Netflix, discover and implement new technologies and innovations to deliver breakthrough results. Hear him discuss this and more with Michael Melfi for this episode of "Be Investable".

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Alyssa Troub | LAFCU's Financial Help for Striking Workers

Michigan Business Beat
September 20, 2019 6:00 PM

With the news of a currently ongoing UAW strike,... Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Alyssa Troub, Marketing and Communications Specialist, LAFCU, Lansing, MI, about how LAFCU has help for striking workers.
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W-4 is Changing for 2020

Michigan Business Network
September 17, 2019 2:00 PM

By Anthony Kaylin, courtesy SBAM Approved Partner ASE

The W-4 is changing. On September 20, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that the major revisions previously proposed to the 2019 Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate, will be delayed to 2020.  In August 2019, after releasing the second draft of the 2020 W-4, the IRS released the second draft of Publication 15-T, Federal Income Tax Withholding Methods, for 2020.

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Credit Analysis Workshop September 9-10 MBA, Lansing

Michigan Business Network
August 28, 2019 3:00 PM


Risk Assets typically compose 50-80% of a community bank’s total assets. Asset Quality is viewed by the investment community to establish the bank’s value and it form the basis of capital requirements assigned by the regulators. Therefore, managing the commercial loan portfolio from an analysis perspective is extremely important for the overall health of a financial institution.
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Cannabis, Hemp and CBD: How to Bank It and How to Not

Michigan Business Network
August 19, 2019 3:00 PM

The continuous changes in state marijuana laws, coupled with significant shifts in federal policy, have led to conflicting signals when it comes to banking marijuana-related businesses (MRBs). Michigan Bankers Association will take a deep dive into the latest developments on MRBs, including reviewing the current state of marijuana regulations.

So,if you're interested in this topic the session will be in Lansing, MI, October 11th 2019.

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Michigan Graduates from Graduate School of Banking - Wisconsin Class Of 2019

Michigan Business Network
August 19, 2019 9:00 AM

Madison, Wis., August 9, 2019 – The Michigan Bankers Association (MBA) is delighted to announce that the Graduate School of Banking (GSB) at University of Wisconsin-Madison held commencement exercises during its 75th annual session of the school.

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Strong Investor Demand as State of Michigan Sells More Than $235 Million in State Building Authority Bonds

Michigan Business Network
August 6, 2019 9:00 AM

Proceeds to Support Refinancing, Statewide Public Building Projects

LANSING, Mich. – July 18th, State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks announced that the state of Michigan successfully sold more than $235 million in 2019 revenue and refunding State Building Authority bonds.

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Treasury: Business Taxpayer Seminars Being Held in Traverse City

Michigan Business Network
July 5, 2019 5:00 PM

Treasury Outreach Team Covering Topics Related to Taxes, Wages and Audits

LANSING, Mich. – Business taxpayers can attend two seminars in Traverse City next week to learn more about taxes, wages and audits, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.

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Treasury: More Than $1.9 Billion in State Income Tax Refunds Issued for 2018 Tax Year

Michigan Business Network
July 5, 2019 4:00 PM

Average Taxpayer Refund was $571

LANSING, Mich. – More than 3.3 million state income tax refunds were processed for the 2018 tax year that provided taxpayers with over $1.9 billion, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.

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News Release | Michigan Bankers Association Announces New Board Chairman, Jeanne Richter, President & CFO, Farmers State Bank of Munith

Michigan Business Network
June 25, 2019 12:00 PM

LANSING, Mich., June 20, 2019 - The Michigan Bankers Association (MBA) announces the election of Jeanne Richter, President and CFO, Farmers state bank of Munith, as chairman of the Board of Directors. Richter is the third woman to lead the organization.

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