Finance

Everything you need to know for a better understanding of the industry standards and practises in regards to finance.

15 Mar, 2019

Are You With the Right Lender?

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While some farmers treat their lenders as a means to an end, top operators know their lender is and should be considered an ally to their business’ success.

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15 Feb, 2019

Chicago Fed Notes Dairy Liquidations, Financial Stress

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

In their February edition of the AgLetter, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago outlined financial stress on dairy farms.

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24 Jan, 2019

In Tight Times, Leasing Might Be An Option

Finance | By: Jim Dickrell

Leasing is an alternative to conventional financing with some cash-flow benefits.

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16 Jan, 2019

Avoid These 5 Estate Planning Mistakes

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Be patient when it comes to estate planning to make sure you get it right. 

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26 Dec, 2018

Selling Your Farm Is Not A Retirement Plan

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Matt Lange urges young farmers to take a higher draw and then use a portion of that draw to fund a retirement account just like any other company would do.

 

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24 Dec, 2018

5 Retirement Investment Tips

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Are you ready for retirement? There are steps you should take to ensure you’re able to live the life you desire once it’s time to pass the management reins to the next generation.

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30 Nov, 2018

Banking On Relationships

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As financial sector shifts, partner with area experts.

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29 Nov, 2018

Who Should Get Paid First If You Can't Pay All Of Your Bills?

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

What should you do if you don’t have enough cash to satisfy outstanding debts? Who should you pay first?

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28 Nov, 2018

Family Living Costs Can Create a Burden on Farm Finances

Finance | By: Jim Dickrell

Family living costs are the number one reason for refinance of farm operating losses onto term debt.

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26 Nov, 2018

Chapter 12 Farm Bankruptcies Double in Federal Reserve’s 9th District

Finance | By: Jim Dickrell

Wisconsin is seeing about 60% of the bankruptcies in the 9th District. Most of the bankruptcies are dairy farms.

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