Back to School Back to Business


back_to_businessAfter a long, adventure-filled summer, the kids head back to school, leaving many adults ready to buckle down, too. For business owners, this is a great time to get motivated, assess annual productivity goals, take a look at processes, and re-address financial plans.


A few steps you can take right now
Ready to make a few small changes for the better? Here are a few easy ways to get started:


  1. Take stock of what you’ve accomplished
    Revisit your plans and goals for the year, and acknowledge all that’s gotten done. Reminding yourself — and your employees — about accomplishments can help you find motivation to continue your progress!
  2. Consider more efficient processes
    From office procedures to billing and financial management, you may want to find ways to handle all your most critical processes more effectively as you move forward. Online services, electronic checks, ACH collection capabilities, and more can help you get paid easily — while specialized accounts offering features like credit sweeps or fraud detection systems can ensure you’re managing your money better.
  3. Think about the future
    If your business is growing by leaps and bounds, you may want to ask yourself if it’s time for some upgrades. From enhanced technology and equipment, to an expanded office space or a new manufacturing facility, any change you make may help you and your team work better than ever.
  4. Make an excuse for a get-together
    Hold an event for clients, employees, and others now — while others are ready to re-charge as well, and before the busy holiday season rolls around. A casual event that doesn’t require extensive preparations can be a big hit right now, and sets up an opportunity to remind clients and customers of all you have to offer — so you can grow your business even further!

Horizon Bank has offers diverse products and services to help businesses like yours. From checking and savings accounts to lines of credit, business loans and merchant processing, we can help you get paid, manage your money, and pay others in the ways that work best for you.

Get Sensible Advice from Horizon

Horizon Bank advisors are equipped to help businesses of all sizes. From flexible loans, to everyday money management, we have you covered. And we’re committed to providing Sensible Advice based on your needs and circumstances.

To learn more, stop by your local Horizon Bank branch, or contact us today.