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Blog: Is it time to review your company's retirement plan?

If your business offers a retirement plan to employees, such as a 401(k) or SIMPLE IRA plan, have you reviewed it recently? A well-designed retirement plan can help your business remain competitive with other California employers. A recent Society for Human Resource Management survey reveals what retirement savings and planning benefits other California employers are offering. Read More >

Blog: Don't overpay taxes - understand deductions and credits

Tax season is here. Rather than dreading it, look on it as a chance to identify money-saving opportunities for this year. When you file your taxes for the previous year, it's a perfect occasion to plan your tax strategy for the current year (and beyond). Read More >

Blog: Mobile banking trends for small businesses

As a small business owner, your time is precious. According to a recent report from Raddon Financial Group, a great way to get a few moments back into your day is already in your pocket: your mobile phone. Read More >

Blog: Have you discovered the convenience of mobile banking for business?

As a person in business, you’ve probably had an experience similar to this: On your way into work in the morning, you’re running through all the things you intend to accomplish that day. Then, almost from the moment you walk in the door, your plans for the day fall apart due to a series of urgent situations that need your attention. Read More >

Blog: Buying vs. leasing business equipment: What works for you?

Traditionally, it's been easier for many businesses to lease rather than purchase new equipment since it costs less up front and can help you stay up-to-date with the latest technology. However, since Congress permanently set the Section 179 deduction limit at $500,000 in December 2015, small and mid-size businesses may qualify for a hefty tax break for buying equipment. Read More >

Blog: 68+ million dollars in California Competes Tax Credits available in March

Through 2024, the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is awarding California Competes Tax Credits to businesses that want to locate or stay and grow in California. The tax credits go to businesses that commit to certain employment or project investment requirements and provide their employees good wages and benefits. Read More >

Blog: Overcome your business concerns in 2017

Your business is unique. Yet surveys of small businesses show they’re often worried about the same challenges. So no matter what market or industry you operate in, finding solutions for common concerns can help your business thrive in 2017. A survey by Wasp Barcode Technology identified the top five concerns of small businesses. Read More >

Zions Bancorporation Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results

SALT LAKE CITY, January 23, 2017 – Zions Bancorporation ("Zions" or "the Company") today reported net earnings applicable to common shareholders for the fourth quarter of 2016 of $125 million, or $0.60 per diluted common share, compared to net earnings applicable to common shareholders of $117 million, or $0.57 per diluted common share, for the third quarter of 2016 and net earnings applicable to common shareholders of $88 million, or $0.43 per diluted common share, for the fourth quarter of 2015. Annual net earnings applicable to common shareholders for 2016 was $411 million, or $1.99 per diluted common share, compared to $247 million, or $1.20 per diluted common share, for 2015. Read More >

California Bank & Trust Voted "Best Bank" in Orange County for Third Consecutive Year

California Bank & Trust (CB&T) has been voted “Best Bank” by the readers of The Orange County Register. This marks the third consecutive year CB&T has taken top honors as “Best Bank” in Orange County. The Orange County Register’s “Best of Orange County” Readers Poll is an annual survey in which readers vote for their favorite businesses and services in more than 75 categories, ranging from entertainment to finance.

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Blog: 8 tips to create a successful promotion and boost sales

Black Friday is retail's biggest day — consumers spent $70.5 billion on the Friday after Thanksgiving in 2015, an average of $403.35 per shopper, according to Statistic Brain. But bargain hunters also recognize that Black Friday isn't their only option; they also spent more than $2 billion on Cyber Monday last year. Read More >