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“Form”-ing good ACH compliance habits starts with forms

Even though many payments today are made electronically, the initial setup of these transactions usually requires a physical signature on an actual piece of paper. This is especially true for ACH originators, many of whom use ACH transactions to pay their

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Three months later, bank abandons Drone Deposit program

Drone Deposit Garage Sale

After a much-heralded announcement in late December of 2013 in which bank leaders projected the future use of drones in the retrieval of bank deposits, Central National Bank officials have announced that they are no longer actively pursuing their Drone

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Why maintaining a personal financial statement makes borrowing easier

Let’s face it, we all know that bankers are a little different.  As a banker, I’m comfortable admitting that I do actually like to receive office supplies for Christmas.  In fact, one year I was especially crazy and asked for

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What bankers really think about Presidents’ Day (video)

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Happy Presidents’ Day! Oh, what’s that? You didn’t realize Presidents’ Day was approaching? Well, you’re not alone. Over the years, we’ve found that most people, with the exception of bankers, don’t remember that banks close for this seemingly random bank

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Mom says, “Eat your vegetables.” Your banker says, “Hire an accountant.”

Eat Your Vegetables

My mom made my brother and I believe that eating spinach would give us biceps like Popeye’s—steaming battleships included. While none of the four biceps among us ever grew to a size adequate enough to attract a woman the quality

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How to clear your Internet browser’s cookies and cache

How to Delete Cookies and Cache

Have you ever experienced issues logging into a Web site? Many times, when you call a company’s technical support department, one of the first things they ask you to do is to clear your Internet browser’s cookies and cache.  You

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Waco Civic Theatre production to honor “real-life Atticus Finch”

Lyndon Olson, Sr. at Central National Bank board meeting

On January 31, the Waco Civic Theatre begins a two-week run of To Kill a Mockingbird, a play based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee.  Set during the Great Depression in fictional Maycomb, Alabama, the enduring tale has

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Five ways to “be social” with Central National Bank

Are you on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or YouTube?  Well, we’d like to invite you to connect with us.  And, with the exception of the Santa pictures from Christmas at CNB, we promise we won’t fill your news feed with an endless

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