Spring 2014

Community Spotlight

CHEMICAL BANK: MAKING THE MOST OUT OF A FRIGID WINTER! With Michigan experiencing a record breaking cold winter, many Northern Michigan communities held some of their best winter festivals in years thanks to cold temperatures and falling snow. HALE YES WINTERFEST This annual festival was held during the weekend of January 17th, and is located [...] Read More

SAVING MONEY AND SAVING THE EARTH

It’s Easy Being Green with Us!

At Chemical Bank, we can help you save “green” in more ways than one. Not only do we help you save money safely, but we also do our part to be environmentally friendly. Read More

Saving for Retirement? I’ll Start Next Year…

Everyone knows that you should start saving for your retirement in your 20s and 30s. However, starting to save for retirement is one of those things that can get pushed off until next year. If you are in your 40s and 50s, it is not too late to start saving but you are running out of “next years.” Read More

Mobile Banking Trends

In 2012, nearly 21% of mobile phone users reported using mobile banking. Read More

Are You Ready to Buy a Home?

A growing family, freedom from renting, space to entertain or run a home business — there are plenty of compelling reasons to leap into homeownership. Still, you need more than good intentions to manage a mortgage. See how you measure up in the following categories! Read More

President’s Message – West

Serving the Grand Rapids Community Bank

The warmer weather has ushered in renewed activity with residential construction and home purchase activity. If you are concerned that you missed the opportunity to lock in a great interest rate on a mortgage, don’t worry, the mortgage market is still very attractive. Read More