Why We Need Community Banks
A vital component of local economies.
My first job was as a bank teller at a small-town bank. The bank sat on the corner of one of the town’s main intersections, and when I say “main intersection” I mean one of two stoplights in the small community of 3,500 people.
The bank opened in 1906 and the first loan made was to buy corn for spring planting. It was the only…