This library contains articles written by Seaside bankers addressing some of the questions and topics most commonly asked by you, our clients. Please visit the library on a regular basis, as we will continually be adding articles of interest. If you have questions about the library, please contact us.
Topic: Safety & Soundness
If one regularly reads the mainstream business press, the natural tendency to peg broad and complicated issues into catch phrases becomes quickly evident. In banking, catch phrases such as “too big to fail,” “Dodd-Frank,” or “ The Basel Accords” are good examples of legislative and regulatory responses to another catch phrase: “The Great Recession.” It… Read More
Topic: Retirement Planning
If you participate in a voluntary retirement savings plan at work (such as a 401(k) plan) your [next/most recent] account statement may provide more information than your previous statements did. New Department of Labor regulations prompted the change. They require that retirement plan sponsors provide fuller disclosure about fees and investment performance to plan participants…. Read More
Topic: Seaside's Corporate Culture
At the beginning of the novel Anna Karenina, written in 1877 by Russian author Leo Tolstoy, he said “All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Over a century later this quote is still valid and equally true for modern-day businesses. Corporations only exist on paper; it is… Read More