Savings Accounts: Use them. They really work!

Savings Accounts

For me, 2013 (my sophomore year) will forever go down as the year I finally got a job. Boy, were my parents happy! I was hired as a sandwich artist at a local sandwich shop, and I loved it! Just

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The 4 Things Your Business Needs to Know About Chip (EMV) Cards

The cardholder will insert the chip (above) into the merchant's terminal.

The magnetic stripe on the back of your credit card is hardly new technology. In fact, it’s been around for decades. And, a lot has changed in the last four years—not to mention the last four decades. We don’t still

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Save the Date for Central Texas’ Next Great Family Tradition

Columbus Day at Central National Bank - Featured

At a press conference earlier this morning, Central National Bank officials introduced plans for a new family-friendly tradition taking place this Fall, which bank officials hope will become an annual affair for the Central Texas community—Columbus Day at Central National

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Exactly Why Do We Have to Endorse Checks for Deposit?

Cat Check - Deposit Endorsement

Disclaimer: The following content is intended as a public service for the generations of young people growing up in a world with little or no concept of what a check is and how you can turn it into money. If

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This Presidents’ Day PSA about Bank Holidays Isn’t What You’re Expecting

Banks Aren't the Only Ones Closed on Presidents' Day

Look, we know what happens. Even though you see the TV ads for Presidents’ Day sales, you still forget that the bank is closed. So, to help spread the word that banks will be closed on Monday, Central National Bank’s

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The One Question Bankers Don’t Want to Answer About Mortgages

Home Loan How Much Can PreApproved For

There are likely a number of questions that bankers don’t want to answer. For example, “What’s the most exciting part about banking?” If you’ve ever walked into a bank, you know that there’s really not a good answer to that

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Joe Nesbitt Spotlighted in January Issue of Texas Banking Magazine

Texas Banking Magazine

Unless you work (or previously worked) in banking, you may not subscribe to the myriad of bank-related industry publications. If you did, you’d know that these magazines usually contain riveting articles about “How the Dodd-Frank Act Impacts Banking” or “Tips

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Does your business want to take Apple Pay? Here’s how.

Apple Pay Passbook - Featured Image

If you’ve watched TV recently, chances are you’re aware of Apple’s new venture into the payments landscape. And, you might be wondering not only how Apple Pay works, but also how your business can start accepting Apple Pay payments. How does Apple Pay

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Cracking the Confusion: How Credit Card Processing Fees are Determined

Confusing Calculation on Blackboard

Perhaps the most confusing part of credit card processing involves the fees paid by the business. If you’ve ever spent any time trying to read a merchant statement, chances are you didn’t experience any particular revelations of clarity. How exactly

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