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Monthly Archives: June 2019

More Than a Mortgage: Additional Costs Involved in the Homebuying Process

Potential homebuyers are often concerned with one word: Mortgage. A monthly payment is one of the most common determining factors for buyers when looking to purchase a home. And it makes sense – you can’t opt for a house you can’t afford. But homebuyers should know this isn’t the only cost they’ll need to cover…. Read more »

Protecting You From Card Fraud: Sunrise Banks Debit Card Monitoring Tools

We’ve talked a lot about data security lately. Check fraud, identity theft, telemarketing scams – the list goes on and on. Unfortunately, protecting yourself from data breaches and fraudulent activity is the new normal in today’s ever-connected world. The Federal Reserve reports that card payments – credit, debit and prepaid –accounted for $6.48 trillion in… Read more »

Protecting Yourself from Check Fraud

Checks – yes, those paper things you can cash for money – might be out of vogue, but they’ve yet to become extinct. And while the check is still alive, so is check fraud. There were more than 27,000 reports of foreign money offers and counterfeit check scams in 2018, according to the Federal Trade… Read more »

Grounds For Success: Skip Fay and Chris Eilers’ 23-year Partnership at Dunn Brothers Serves as a Lesson in Successful Entrepreneurship

When Skip Fay and Chris Eilers were looking for capital to open a franchised Dunn Brothers Coffee shop on 34th and Hennepin in 1994, they told investors the location was going to be smoke-free. And in the early ‘90s, a non-smoking coffee shop in Minneapolis was an anomaly. Minnesota’s state law that prohibits lighting up… Read more »