Here in the Gulf South we don’t need to be reminded how much havoc a disaster can wreak on a company and its cash flow. Many business people who have lived through recent hurricanes have fresh memories and first-hand experience.
Today is the beginning of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Hurricane season has a special significance here in the Gulf South, and as part of our commitment to our customers and communities, we want to help you be informed and prepared before the storm clouds gather.
Spring has sprung; the days are longer, the weather is warmer, and the home-buying season is underway. Here’s a snapshot of the current market, the attractive rate environment and a market factor that could affect home prices.
The Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Week runs April 30 – May 6, and we’re joining the celebration by saluting the small businesses that have made the Gulf South a thriving and dynamic place to live and work.
One of the core values that guides our company and everything we do is Commitment to Service. As part of that commitment, we regularly participate in financial literacy education programs that help citizens in our communities improve their financial skills. Recently, I had the honor of representing our associates when Hancock and Whitney Bank was recognized as one of the top innovators in financial literacy education in the country.