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California Bank & Trust Voted "Best Bank" in San Diego for Sixth Consecutive Year

California Bank & Trust (CB&T) has been voted “Best Bank” and “Best Commercial Bank” by the readers of The San Diego Union-Tribune. San Diego’s Best Union-Tribune Readers Poll is an annual survey in which readers vote for their favorite businesses and services in more than 175 categories, ranging from entertainment to finance. Read More >

Blog: Is government contracting right for you?

According to, the government purchased nearly $440 billion in goods and services from the private sector in 2015. From construction to computer systems, supplies and commodities, the government has a wide range of needs to support its many agencies and if your business can meet the demand, there may be a great opportunity for profit. Read More >

Blog: How to encourage financial wellness in the workplace

You're probably well aware of how Facebook, personal emails and water cooler conversation can distract employees from their jobs. But the biggest distraction may have nothing to do with social media or socializing in any form — it has to do with money. Multiple studies have found financial stress to be one of the biggest workplace distractions for employees, particularly millennials. Read More >

Blog: 6 traits Olympians and small business owners share

If you watched any of the recent Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, you know how inspiring the personal stories of Olympians can be. They’ve worked hard, stayed passionate and focused, overcome obstacles and beat the odds to live out their dreams. Successful small business owners have done the same. Read More >

Blog: 5 ways to generate leads during the off-season

Your off-season is a perfect time to gear up your marketing efforts to put your business in a position for greater success when the peak season begins again. Your goal is twofold: 1) be sure customers from this year's peak season remember you next year and 2) attract new customers. But be forewarned — some steps need to be taken during your busy season to maximize the effectiveness of your efforts. Here's a guide. Read More >

Blog: The benefit of investing in employees' education

With the convergence of two trends - the rising cost of higher education and tough competition for employees with certain skill sets - your company may be considering the addition of a tuition assistance program to your employee benefits package. For many companies, it's a smart move that can pay off with a more skilled, loyal and motivated workforce. Read More >

Blog: 18 ways to save your business energy and money this summer

If you're looking for ways to save energy and money that don't require a major investment, all you need to do is keep reading. The following tips can help your business - and Mother Earth - come out ahead. Read More >

Zions Bancorporation Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

SALT LAKE CITY, July 26, 2016 – Zions Bancorporation ("Zions" or "the Company") today reported net earnings applicable to common shareholders for the second quarter of 2016 of $91 million, or $0.44 per diluted common share, compared to net earnings applicable to common shareholders of $79 million, or $0.38 per diluted common share, for the first quarter of 2016 and $(1.1) million, or $(0.01) per diluted common share, for the second quarter of 2015. Read More >

Blog: Dealing with hard-to-fill jobs

You probably know it already: Good help is hard to find. The old adage is truer now than ever for businesses of all sizes throughout California. The May 2016 National Federation of Independent Business jobs report found that among businesses trying to fill a position, almost half (48 percent) reported difficulty finding qualified applicants. Thirteen percent of owners reported “finding qualified workers” as their single most important business problem. Read More >

Blog: 5 ways to deliver a better customer service experience

Your product may be loved and your staff may be talented, but if your customer service isn't held to the same standard, you could find yourself losing business. A recent survey of more than 1,000 customers found that 75 percent of them were still frustrated after speaking with a customer service representative -- even if their problem was solved. Read More >