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September 14, 2020

Prepaid Expense Cards: Solving emerging business needs

The prepaid debit cards have many real-time benefits for athletic departments.

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September 11, 2020

Simple strategies for overcoming impostor syndrome

Learn what impostor syndrome is and how to improve your own mindset and your employees' with these strategies to overcome impostor syndrome.

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September 11, 2020

Could Mobile Remote Deposit work for your business

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September 10, 2020

How to pick the right financial partner in a growing field of claims portal providers

The rise in popularity of payment portals has led to an increase in providers on the market. But how do you know if your payment portal provider will be around in the long run?

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September 9, 2020

PPP funds help Synergy Services keep doors of domestic violence and children's shelters open

Synergy Services, a nonprofit that provides shelter and other services, discusses how PPP funds helped keep their doors open during the pandemic.

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September 4, 2020

Covid-19 Makes Now a Good Time to Do a Start-Stop-Continue Analysis

A Start, Stop, Continue analysis can help you emerge stronger, more resilient and prepared for whatever comes next.

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September 14, 2020

Prepaid Expense Cards: Solving emerging business needs

The prepaid debit cards have many real-time benefits for athletic departments.

1.00 Payments Education

September 11, 2020

Simple strategies for overcoming impostor syndrome

Learn what impostor syndrome is and how to improve your own mindset and your employees' with these strategies to overcome impostor syndrome.

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September 11, 2020

Could Mobile Remote Deposit work for your business

1.00 Digital Banking Payments

September 10, 2020

How to pick the right financial partner in a growing field of claims portal providers

The rise in popularity of payment portals has led to an increase in providers on the market. But how do you know if your payment portal provider will be around in the long run?

1.00 Payments Insurance

September 9, 2020

PPP funds help Synergy Services keep doors of domestic violence and children's shelters open

Synergy Services, a nonprofit that provides shelter and other services, discusses how PPP funds helped keep their doors open during the pandemic.

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September 4, 2020

Covid-19 Makes Now a Good Time to Do a Start-Stop-Continue Analysis

A Start, Stop, Continue analysis can help you emerge stronger, more resilient and prepared for whatever comes next.

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September 4, 2020

COVID-19 creates greater demand for e-signatures for equipment financing.

COVID-19 has created a greater demand for e-signatures for equipment financing. Learn how e-signatures could benefit your business.

1.00 Business Management Financing Manufacturing

September 3, 2020

4 Tips to Implement Lease Accounting Rules, ASC 842: What private organizations can learn from public companies.

The new leasing standard requires significant new financial statement disclosures. To be prepared for its 2021 start date, private companies and nonprofits should begin putting the appropriate processes and controls in place.

1.00 Business Management Financing Non-Profit

August 25, 2020

A Solution for Expense Disbursement in a Changing Education Environment

With the Prepaid Expense Card, your institution will have an easy way to instantly disburse funds to your student athletes, coaches, athletic staff and other team members.

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August 21, 2020

How to build patient loyalty for your dental practice

Dentists that don’t actively work to combat attrition will see their patient numbers shrink quickly. Patient loyalty is the name of the game.

1.00 Business Management Financing Dental

August 21, 2020

Build your complete point-of-sale system with Clover

Clover makes it easy for small businesses to adapt to the changes in behavior caused by the pandemic. Learn how Clover can help your small business.

1.00 Business Management Payments

August 18, 2020

Virtual Credit Card Programs for Insurance Vendor Payments

As you consider virtual credit card services providers for your insurance claims process, evaluate how they approach vendor payments and the use of virtual credit cards.

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August 17, 2020

How interest rate swaps work (and why they're worth it)

An interest rate swap turns the interest on a variable rate loan into a fixed cost. Learn more about how interest rate swaps work.

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August 12, 2020

How can I weather a cash flow drought?

When less cash is coming in, you must find ways to minimize cash going out. Here are a few cost-cutting ideas to consider.

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August 12, 2020

City of Richmond Heights Testimonial

Learn how Commerce Bank helped the City of Richmond Heights with their municipal needs for more than 30 years.

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August 7, 2020

Delivering Solutions for Growth

Roger Brown of Precision, Inc. discusses why their company decided to move their entire banking business to Commerce Bank and how they work with Commerce.

1.00 Payments Manufacturing

August 5, 2020

Overcoming funding woes

In order to stay focused on its mission and boost cash flow, North Shore School District 112 trusts CommercePayments™ with its accounts payable strategy.

1.00 Payments Education

July 31, 2020

Nebraska Furniture Mart Testimonial

See how Commerce Bank helped maximize Nebraska Furniture Mart's revenue and growth opportunities.

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July 30, 2020

Maintaining Discipline in the Face of Distractions

Finding it hard to stay focused during the workday? You're not alone. The average employee is interrupted 50-60 times a day. Use these tips to stay focused.

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July 30, 2020

Keeping up with ever-changing customer priorities and behaviors in todays environment

Here are a few things small business owners will need to re-strategize to match customers’ new priorities in the face of the pandemic.

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July 29, 2020

Jenks Public Schools: Benefitting schools with a new revenue source

Cody Way of Jenks Public Schools discusses how automating their accounts payable with CommercePayments™ helped generate a steady revenue stream.

1.00 Payments Professional Services

July 28, 2020

Millers Professional Imaging: A Payment Solution That Gives Back

Marcia Sorrick of Miller's Professional Imaging talks how the CommercePayments™ Commercial Card program has helped save time and generate a revenue stream.

1.00 Payments Professional Services

July 27, 2020

Granite City Electric Testimonial

Beth Lewis of Granite City Electric Supply Co. discusses working with the CommercePayments™ team and how the AP Card Program has helped their business.

1.00 Payments Manufacturing

July 24, 2020

Parrish-Hare Electrical Supply: Flipping the Switch on Revenue Share

With the CommercePayments™ team at their side, Parrish-Hare increases its revenue in an unexpected way.

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July 23, 2020

Shelter Insurance: Claims Payments, Your Way

James Heavin of Shelter Insurance discusses how CommercePayments™ developed a custom claims payment solution for them and helped increase efficiency.

1.00 Payments Insurance

July 22, 2020

Missouri Employers Mutual Partnership

Jim Owen, CEO of Missouri Employers Mutual discuss the company's partnership and why they chose to work with Commerce Bank and Commerce Trust Company.

1.00 Payments Insurance

July 20, 2020

Bob Mills Furniture creates efficiencies and revenue with CommercePayments™

Jeff Hays of Bob Mills Furniture discusses how CommercePayments™ has helped increase efficiency and revenue in their Accounts Payable department.

1.00 Payments Retail

July 17, 2020

Veterans United Home Loans Testimonial

Josh Pemberton of Veterans United Home Loans discusses how CommercePayments™ has helped their purchasing card program be more efficient.

1.00 Payments Professional Services

July 15, 2020

Pivoting Your Sales Approach in the Face of a Pandemic

To take advantage of customers’ desire to shop from home, read about some things your business might consider.

1.00 Business Management Financing Payments

July 14, 2020

LIBOR Transition: What You Need to Know

What you need to know about changes coming to LIBOR, why it's changing, how LIBOR is used, how SOFR is calculated and how it's different from LIBOR.

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July 14, 2020

AVI Systems Testimonial

Lori Achtenberg or AVI Systems discusses their company's relationship with Commerce Bank and how CommercePayments™ helps their business thrive.

1.00 Payments Professional Services

July 13, 2020

Positioning for company success during and after the pandemic

The pandemic has made adopting digital processes critical for long-term success.  Learn how Accounts Receivable and Accounts payable automation can help.

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July 10, 2020

Integration: The Next Step of Automation

Integrating Payment Automation solutions to reduce time, money and effort involved in Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable is an important step to efficiency.

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July 9, 2020

Preparing for Generation Z in the workforce: Six key strategies

Is your workplace prepared to welcome Generation Z? With Millennials firmly squared in the workplace, now is an ideal time to get ready for the newest generation of your team.

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July 7, 2020

PPP funds help KC Pet Project manage record pet adoptions

KC Pet Project, the Kansas City nonprofit that cares for more than 10,000 stray animals each year uses PPP to bring back furloughed workers and cover payroll.

1.00 Financing Payments Non-Profit

June 19, 2020

A Partnership Perspective from Presco Polymer

Presco Polymers CFO David Chisum discusses CommercePayments™ virtual purchasing card program, working with Commerce Bank and how it has helped his company.

1.00 Business Management

June 16, 2020

PPP Funds Used to Help Those in Need

Tri-County Mental Health Services discusses how they used PPP funds to provide online counseling to those in need during the pandemic.

1.00 Business Management Non-Profit Healthcare

June 12, 2020

Preventing Employee Burnout

When you understand the holistic definition of burnout, your leadership can better evaluate the workplace and determine how to better assist employees.

1.00 Business Management

June 11, 2020

Finding New Customers During a Pandemic

As brick and mortar shopping declines, small businesses need to find new customers by expanding online. Learn how to start expanding your business online.

1.00 Business Management Payments Retail

June 10, 2020

Is Your Business Ready for Contactless Payments?

Contactless payment usage is on the rise due to Coronavirus, learn what contactless payments are and how your small business can adapt to the new normal.

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June 5, 2020

By the Numbers: Paycheck Protection Program

Commerce Bank is proud to work with our communities for the Paycheck Protection Program take a look at the numbers with this PPP infographic.

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June 5, 2020

Apple Tree Therapy Talks Commerce Bank

Stacy Bragg of Apple Tree Therapy Services talks about her experience working with Commerce Bank during the Paycheck Protection Program loan process.

1.00 Business Management Financing Healthcare

June 4, 2020

Make Customers' Lives Easier with Online Payments

Online payments make the payment process easy for your customers and your business. Learn the benefits of collecting payments online.

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June 4, 2020

Leading Your Organization Through Change

Intentional leadership strategies help your company move forward with confidence no matter the crisis. Use these strategies as a guide through change.

1.00 Business Management

May 28, 2020

Balancing technology without losing the human touch during COVID-19

During the coronavirus, Commerce Bankers from lending and payment solutions have listened and learned a lot from small business owners.

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May 22, 2020

Invoice Automation: what it is and why you should consider it

Learn what invoice automation means, what the benefits are of invoice automation solutions and if they're worth considering for your business.

1.00 Payments Construction Education Healthcare Insurance Manufacturing Professional Services Retail

May 18, 2020

What AP Automation Means for Your Suppliers

Accounts Payable Automation can help foster stronger buyer-supplier relationships. Learn what suppliers love about their buyers' automated AP.

1.00 Payments Construction Education Healthcare Insurance Manufacturing Professional Services Retail

May 13, 2020

Tips for Small Businesses During an Economic Downturn

The economic downturn brought on by COVID-19 is daunting. The good news is, there are several things small business owners can do to navigate choppy economic waters.

1.00 Business Management

May 11, 2020

How employers can foster flexible work options during the pandemic and beyond

Many employers have moved to a work from home model during the pandemic, learn what flexible work from home options might look like in the future.

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May 7, 2020

Denver Zoo uses PPP funds to bring back staff, keep animals fed and healthy

Learn how the Denver Zoo used funds from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to bring back staff and keep animals fed and healthy.

1.00 Business Management Payments Non-Profit

May 4, 2020

Maintaining customer loyalty and trust during uncertain times

COVID-19 has greatly impacted foot traffic in small businesses, learn what you can do to keep customers loyal and your business afloat during uncertain times.

1.00 Business Management

April 30, 2020

The Risks of Petty Cash

Reducing the use of petty cash can help small business owners minimize risk. Learn the risks of using petty cash and about alternative options.

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April 27, 2020

Tips to avoid being the target of scams when working remotely

Many businesses now have employees working remotely due to COVID-19, here are a few tips to help prevent fraud while your employees work remotely.

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April 21, 2020

Where Invoice Automation Saves Time and Money

Invoice automation can help make improvements throughout your entire organization. Learn where most companies save time and money with automation.

1.00 Business Management Payments

April 20, 2020

From Window Washer to Most Admired CEO

Read how Jennifer Fogg-Lickteig of TBS Capital Funding went from being a window washer to CEO and her advice to upcoming women leaders.

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April 17, 2020

8 ways to protect your business during the Coronavirus crisis

In this time of uncertainty, it's important to focus on what you can control. Use these tips to help protect your business during these volatile times.

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April 10, 2020

Coronavirus fraud: 9 things small businesses need to know

With the recent COVID-19 pandemic, fraudsters have seized the opportunity to take advantage of small businesses. Learn what to look out for.

1.00 Business Management Fraud Prevention

April 2, 2020

When the pandemic arrived on our shores, the nation's payment system was ready.

Today’s payment systems make it possible for workers from across a large swath of the economy to pack up their traditional offices and work safely and productively from home.

1.00 Payments

March 30, 2020

Settling in to a remote workforce

In response to the ever-changing COVID-19 landscape, many companies have shifted, unexpectedly and rapidly, to remote work. There’s plenty for your organization to gain from a remote workforce.

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March 23, 2020

10 Reasons to Consider Invoice Automation

Automating tasks like invoice processing can save your accounts payable department time, improve cash flow and help reduce costs.

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March 18, 2020

The Future of Digital Payments

Read the Radiance 2020 Q&A session with Commerce Bank's Aaron Bach that discusses the growing world of digital payments.

1.00 Digital Banking Payments

March 13, 2020

The True Impact of Invoice Automation

Learn how invoice automation can help cut down expenses, boost your bottom line and how you can apply automation to your business.

1.00 Business Management Payments

March 13, 2020

How to Empower Women in Your Business

Empowering women in business helps welcome a range of perspectives and ideas. Here are ways you can ensure you are empowering women in your business.

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March 13, 2020

4 Small Businesses Accounting Mistakes Make That Make Tax Season a Nightmare

Small businesses often make these mistakes that make tax season more difficult. Learn common mistakes and how to prevent them.

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March 10, 2020

How the U.S. Commercial Service Can Help You Grow Internationally

The U.S. Commercial Service, supports U.S. Companies by offering a wide range of international trade services. Learn how they can help your business.

1.00 Business Management Professional Services

March 10, 2020

Humans and AI in the Workplace

Workers and Artificial Intelligence are coming together in the workplace. Use these tips to help ease employee worries and minimize fears with facts.

1.00 Business Management

March 6, 2020

Increase Your Chances of Getting a Loan

If your business loan request was denied, you may wonder why. Read why you may have been denied and how to increase your chances of getting a "yes" next time.

1.00 Business Management Financing

March 6, 2020

10 Things to Keep in Mind During Tax Preparation Season

The deadline to file taxes is right around the corner! Before you consider your tax prep over, check out this list of ten important things to ensure your small business is ready.

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March 6, 2020

How can I boost my business social media engagement

If your business' social media accounts aren't delivering the value you expected, it's time to revisit your strategy. Learn how to increase your engagement

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February 28, 2020

Customer Insights from Hermann Oak Leather

See how Hermann Oak Leather has lasted for generations reinventing themselves and learn about why they chose Commerce Bank.

1.00 Financing Business Management Manufacturing

February 24, 2020

Seven reasons why your business should accept credit card payments

If your business isn't accepting credit or debit cards, you might be missing out on more than you think. Here are some reasons why you might want to reconsider.

1.00 Cash Management Payments

January 24, 2020

How do I go about building a financial nest egg for my business

Saving is hard – especially for entrepreneurs wishing to reinvest in their businesses’ growth. Still, it’s important to create a rainy day fund you can tap in case of a business emergency. Here are tips to get you started.

1.00 Cash Management Asset Management Business Management

January 24, 2020

Brand Impersonation What it is and how to avoid it

Brand Impersonation is a type of email phishing scam where fraudsters impersonate well known brands to get information. Learn how to protect your business.

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January 23, 2020

Schnucks CommercePayments Testimonial

See how Schnucks was able to take their vendor payments to the next level with CommercePayments™.

1.00 Payments Retail

January 22, 2020

Finding the Right Merchant Processor Can Save You Money

Working with the right merchant processor for credit card processing can help you save money. Use these questions to review your business relationship.

1.00 Payments

January 13, 2020

Customer insights from Precision

When Precision Inc., decided to diversify their company, Commerce Bank was right by their side.

1.00 Financing Business Management Manufacturing

January 8, 2020

Do Banks Ever Lend to Startup Companies

Wondering if banks lend to startups? The short answer is yes. Learn what banks look for when deciding to lend to a startup company.

1.00 Financing

January 8, 2020

Could I be a Victim of Predatory Lending and Not Know It

Small businesses are a major target for predatory lenders and you could be a victim and not know it. Learn about predatory lending tactics and red flags.

1.00 Financing Business Management

January 8, 2020

Customer insights from Avanti Senior Living

Avanti Senior wanted to re-evaluate senior living by putting its residents first. Learn about their team effort to make this happen and what they value in Commerce Bank.

1.00 Financing Business Management

January 8, 2020

Kokomo Grain Testimonial | Video

A company that got its start in 1950, Kokomo Grain sells whole grain to processors primarily in food, soft drinks and animal feed. Learn how Kokomo Grain works with Commerce Bank to help reach their goals.

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January 3, 2020

Understanding Who's Who in Credit Card Processing

After a credit or debit card transaction completes a complex process takes place behind the scenes. Learn about who's involved in processing card payments.

1.00 Business Management Payments

December 11, 2019

How can I manage cash flow as my business grows?

Cash flow management is vital in a growing business to prevent cash flow issues. Read these tips to help manage cash flow in your growing business.

1.00 Cash Management Payments Business Management

December 4, 2019

Is your firm guarding against fraud

Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams are on the rise according to the 2019 Association for Financial Professionals Report. 10 tips to help mitigate fraud.

1.00 Payments Fraud Prevention

December 2, 2019

Avoid becoming a victim of this gift card scam

Email fraudsters have a new scam involving prepaid gift cards. Learn how it works, what to look out for and how to protect your business from this BEC scam.

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November 29, 2019

Take Advantage of Incoterms 2020 Changes

Rules set by the International Chamber of Commerce are set to take place January 2020. Learn how the new Incoterm rules could benefit your business.

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November 22, 2019

Why Your Small Business Needs a Marketing Plan

Having a marketing plan for your small business can help your business grow significantly. Read why your small business should have a marketing plan.

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November 21, 2019

Feller Financial Solutions Saves time with Commerce

Mike Feller, owner of Feller Financial Solutions, discusses how CashFlow Complete has helped him free up time and save money for his company.

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November 18, 2019

When does outsourcing make sense?

To grow a business sometimes it makes better sense to outsource instead of trying to do it all yourself. Learn when it makes sense to outsource.

1.00 Business Management

November 12, 2019

Key Take-aways from Commercial Real Estate Outlook for 2020

Read common themes economists predict for 2020 and what Commercial Real Estate Professionals can do to prepare.

1.00 Cash Management Financing Asset Management Business Management Commercial Real Estate

November 7, 2019

Payment Strategies Virtual Card Best Practices

An AP card, or virtual card is often an effective payment solution for Accounts Payable departments. Learn how virtual cards could help benefit your business.

1.00 Payments Cash Management

November 4, 2019

What is Ransomware?

Learn what ransomware is, how to protect your business and what to do if your business become a victim of a ransomware attack.

1.00 Fraud Prevention

October 31, 2019

What Optometrists Should Know Before Buying a Practice

If you dream of owning your own optometry practice, consider using this strategic approach when reviewing the practice you'd like to buy.

1.00 Financing Business Management Healthcare

October 30, 2019

Preparing for card acceptance during the holiday season

The busy holiday season increases the risk of credit card fraud at your register. Learn how to minimize card-related payment issues and prevent fraud.

1.00 Payments Business Management Fraud Prevention Retail

October 29, 2019

What financing options are available to small business owners

If you're thinking about expanding your small business or refinancing debt learn about financing options available for small business owners in this article.

1.00 Cash Management Financing

October 28, 2019

Steps to Take Before Applying for a Business Loan

Take these steps before applying for a business loan to make the process go more smoothly and keep your leadership team on the same page.

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October 23, 2019

Pod Print Stays Secure with Commerce

Jim Richel, co-owner of Pod Print, discusses how Commerce Bank helps keep his company secure and about his relationship with Commerce.

1.00 Cash Management Fraud Prevention Professional Services

October 21, 2019

How to Improve Your Veterinary Cash Flow

There are many ways to keep cash flowing at your veterinary practice. Here are five ways to improve your cash flow management.

1.00 Cash Management Payments Business Management Financing Veterinary

October 21, 2019

Steps to Take Before Buying a Vet Practice

If you've thought about buying a veterinary practice, this list will help you with things to consider before making an offer.

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October 9, 2019

Instances of Business Email Compromise (BEC) are increasing at an alarming rate

BEC scams target businesses that perform electronic payments. Watch this educational video to learn more about the threat of BEC scams.

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October 8, 2019

Keep it Lean

Clover’s intuitive features and apps help Lean Kitchen Company track profits, performance and revenue with just a few clicks.

1.00 Cash Management Payments Business Management Food and Beverage

October 8, 2019

Playabilities Saves Time with Commerce Bank

Playabilities, a multi-disciplinary pediatric clinic, discusses how Commerce Bank's CashFlow Complete has helped them save time and money for their clinic.

1.00 Payments Business Management Fraud Prevention Healthcare

September 19, 2019

What's a tariff and why do I care?

In this Q&A we answer what tariffs are, how tariffs work, why tariff use is growing and how your business can minimize the impact of tariffs.

1.00 Cash Management Payments Business Management

September 17, 2019

Claims Payments Testimonial - Michael's Story

With CommercePayments™ Claims Payments, insurers can provide their claimants faster access to their funds without their insureds waiting a week for a check to arrive.

1.00 Payments Insurance

September 17, 2019

Claims Payments Testimonial - Danielle's Story

CommercePayments™ Claims Payments helps insureds receive their funds faster when accidents rise without having to wait for a claim check to be mailed.

1.00 Payments Insurance

September 17, 2019

Claims Payments Testimonial - Laura's Story

CommercePayments™ Claims Payments provides insurance companies options in how their insureds can receive their claim payment.

1.00 Payments Insurance

September 16, 2019

Chip Cards Help Prevent Fraud

Credit card liability rules to help reduce fraud are working as intended thanks to the adoption of EMV chip card acceptance. Learn more about chip cards.

1.00 Payments Fraud Prevention

September 13, 2019

How Millennials are Impacting the Marketplace

Millenials are fast-becoming today’s key segment of buyers and decision makers. And good news: they love small businesses.

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September 12, 2019

Achieving work/life balance and business success

With creative planning it's possible to carve out a few free hours or days in your busy schedule. Use these tips to achieve work-life balance.

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September 11, 2019

AI is coming And its revolutionizing payments and remittance

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to evolve, tasks once thought impossible to automate are increasingly being done by digital counterparts.

1.00 Payments Cash Management Digital Banking

September 5, 2019

Big Brothers Big Sisters: Building a Bigger, Better Future

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City has worked with Commerce Bank since 1996. Learn why they continue to bank with Commerce.

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August 19, 2019

The benefits of working directly with an established merchant processor over an ISO

Learn the benefits of working with an established merchant processor over an iso processor for your business card processing needs.

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August 19, 2019

How important is your banking relationship when growing your business

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August 19, 2019

How to protect your business from Formjacking

Fraudsters often target small and medium sized businesses; however, large companies can also fall prey to formjacking. So, what should you do to protect your company’s website?

1.00 Payments Fraud Prevention

August 13, 2019

Pro Athlete goes to bat with Commerce

Commerce is saving Pro Athlete time and money so they can focus on selling quality baseball gear.

1.00 Cash Management Financing Retail

August 8, 2019

4 common cash challenges for athletic travel

Download our complimentary eBook to learn how your school’s athletic department can address travel expenses and per diem challenges for athletes.

1.00 Payments Cash Management Education

July 25, 2019

The Hidden Cost of Check Payments

By paying your suppliers using a virtual credit card/AP card instead of checks, your business can reduce costs while earning additional revenue.

1.00 Payments Cash Management Digital Banking Fraud Prevention

July 19, 2019

How can I make more informed decisions

The scope of data-driven decision-making is virtually limitless. Use it to create new business, generate greater revenue, and improve operations.

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July 19, 2019

Considering a Payment Portal Provider?

Payment portal use is on the rise. But how do you know if a payment portal provider is right for you?

1.00 Payments Digital Banking Fraud Prevention Insurance

July 18, 2019

The tech that all insurance consultants should know about

When insurers come to you looking for ways to stay competitive, be sure they’re thinking about new methods for claims payments.

1.00 Payments Digital Banking Financing Insurance

July 18, 2019

How Much Payment Automation is Right for You

Every business must deal with payments. With today’s technology, you’re falling behind if you’re not taking advantage of the available efficiencies.

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July 18, 2019

Choosing a Claims Payment Provider

Insurance claims payment portals are becoming more and more prevalent, but not all portals are the same and the differences can be critical.

1.00 Payments Digital Banking Fraud Prevention Insurance

July 17, 2019

Paying Insureds Shouldn't Be Hard

Few things in life are as stressful for your insureds as a major loss of property, a payments portal can help.

1.00 Payments Digital Banking Insurance

July 16, 2019

Why ditch paper checks

When you run a business, time is money. Naturally, you want to streamline any processes that take up too much of your valuable time.

1.00 Cash Management Payments Fraud Prevention Digital Banking

July 16, 2019

How to change your merchant services provider

Whether it is high fees or poor customer support that you’re struggling with, the time may have come for you to switch credit card processors. 

1.00 Payments Business Management

June 28, 2019

How should I be using automation in my business

By replacing manual, recurring tasks with digital processes you’ll not only streamline your operations, but also free up staff for other priorities.

1.00 Business Management Digital Banking Payments

June 28, 2019

The fast track to finance

Chacon Autos is a third generation family dealership with more than 60 years of experience serving customers in Texas.

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June 28, 2019

Three things to consider when purchasing an aircraft

Few endeavors involve as much capital and forethought as procuring an aircraft for your business.

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June 26, 2019

How to Prevent Credit Card Chargebacks

Chargebacks can eat into your profits. By learning and taking steps to prevent them, you can protect your business and improve your products.

1.00 Payments Business Management Fraud Prevention

June 17, 2019

You Need More Than Traditional Online Bill Payments: Enter Digital Business Payments

Business needs are more complex than consumer needs. Companies require oversight, visibility into activities, audit trails and more to protect their accounts payable processes from errors, misuse or fraud.

1.00 Digital Banking Business Management Fraud Prevention Payments

June 12, 2019

The Euclid: A Mixed-Use Urban Development

Known for the development of prime commercial and residential assets, The Koman Group undertook the project with a simple, but ambitious vision.

1.00 Financing Commercial Real Estate Construction

June 6, 2019

Why Commerce Celebrates PRIDE Month - and you should, too

Research confirms what we’ve learned through experience: LGBTQ - friendly policies and a welcoming work environment help build staff loyalty.

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May 8, 2019

Four ways to improve business process efficiency

You may have experienced changes or there may be new technologies available - its time to consider a Business Process Review.

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April 16, 2019

Cash Flow Tips to Make your Business Thrive

No matter how much money you have at your disposal, having a handle on cash flow means you’re better armed to keep your business alive and kicking.

1.00 Business Management Digital Banking Fraud Prevention Payments

April 15, 2019

5 steps for improving cash flow at your dental practice

The biggest threat to a dental practice’s long-term success is not a lack of profit, it’s a lack of cash flow.

1.00 Cash Management Business Management Financing Payments Dental

April 10, 2019

How will tax reform impact your non profit

The publicity surrounding the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2018 came with an uncertainty as to how its effects would be felt by not-for-profits.

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March 20, 2019

Spring Cleaning For Your Business

The arrival of spring brings with it the desire to sweep away the cobwebs and make a fresh start. Here’s some ideas on how and where to get started. 

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February 28, 2019

Because of the diverse makeup of today’s labor force, it’s important for employers to be intentional when recruiting new employees.

Employees and Companies win when diversity is embraced. Learn how Commerce encourages diversity with hiring, partnerships and professional programs.

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January 30, 2019

5 Questions to ask a Small Business Lender

Finding the right lender for your business is like finding the right accountant. You want one that not only knows your business but understands your needs as well.

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January 22, 2019

FinTech Solutions That Make it Easier to Do Business Globally

E-commerce has exploded worldwide and is expected to become the largest retail channel in the world by 2021.

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January 18, 2019

Tips for Setting Strategic Goals

Well-designed goals provide direction, clarity and motivation for your business. Use these tips to help set strategic goals.

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January 14, 2019

Convince Suppliers to Accept Virtual Card Payments

Setting up a virtual card payment system and enrolling suppliers are essential first steps in implementing a new payment strategy.

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January 7, 2019

Pay insurance claims digitally without switching banks

Read more about our claims payments solutions and why this convenient, low-cost approach is on its way to becoming the new corporate standard.

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January 4, 2019

Commerce Employees Are Making Life Easier for Claimants

The IASA annually recognizes young professionals who are driving positive change. In 2018, two Commerce Bank team members were named.

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January 4, 2019

5 Ways to Prep for Your Business' Busy Season

Your busiest time of year is key to your business’s overall success.

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December 5, 2018

What to do with Business Downtime

Slow periods for your business are a great time to reflect on the previous year and prepare for next year. Make the most of your downtime with these tips.

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December 4, 2018

5 fraud threats to defend against

The many devices we use allow us to do business more quickly, but also create more openings for fraudulent actors to compromise networks.

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November 20, 2018

How to take advantage of early payment discounts

Making early payments can add up to two percent of your spending back to your bottom line. Learn how to overcome obstacles that many businesses face.

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November 14, 2018

Maximize your AP strategy and increase revenue

A strong AP strategy can give your company leverage with suppliers and earn revenue for your bottom line.

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November 9, 2018

Does your company have a payment strategy?

Your company probably has a detailed growth strategy, but do you have a payment strategy?

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November 7, 2018

What is Malware?

Malware is software that is deployed to gain access to, damage or disable computers and computer systems. Learn ways to protect your business.

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October 17, 2018

Hate paperwork? Cashflow automation can help

If you have a cashflow automation tool, or have heard a sales pitch for one, you know about the financial benefits of cashflow automation.

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September 26, 2018

Choosing the right accounting method

Which small business accounting method is right for you? Learn what to consider when choosing between a cash accounting method or an accrual accounting method.

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August 28, 2018

Why Global Payments Are About to Get Easier

Global payments are often painful for businesses. Learn how the industry is changing using technology based on blockchain architecture.

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August 24, 2018

What is a Special Asset Manager?

A special asset manager can be a useful ally to business owners. Learn more about what a special asset manager does.

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July 11, 2018

Protect Your Privacy on Social Media

Headlines about social media platforms' use of data may have you wondering if your information is secure. Here are some tips to help protect your info.

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June 26, 2018

5 ways to strike better work-life balance as a business owner.

Sometimes, the hardest part of running your own business is getting a break from it.

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June 6, 2018

5 questions to ask before buying new equipment for your practice

The decision to expand or upgrade your office can be an expensive one, but it might be just the thing you need to grow your practice.

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May 7, 2018

Payment Fraud Reaches Record High

Payment fraud just reached a record high. Make sure you have the right controls in place.

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May 2, 2018

7 Tips to Prepare for Your Business' Busy Season

Whether it's fall, winter, summer or spring get your business ready for your peak season ahead with these 7 tips.

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April 11, 2018

8 steps to take before buying a dental practice

Many dentists choose to buy an existing practice for the built-in roster of patients, but having plenty of patients is no guarantee of success.

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March 22, 2018

Four ways Agile can help your team work better

Agile is a process that can be applied to all types of businesses – and to a variety of business problems.

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March 22, 2018

How to Build Your Brand in a New Market

Learn how a distributor works and how they can help build your brand in a new global market with insights like local knowledge, marketing and financing terms.

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January 26, 2018

Five things to consider when evaluating a bank.

It’s crucial to find a bank that understands not only small businesses – but specifically your business, goals and unique situation.

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December 7, 2017

4 lessons we've learned since launching Agile 4 years ago

What began as one IT team using Agile for online banking software development has since become a company-wide movement.

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December 6, 2017

Tips for preventing fraud at your register this holiday season.

To help prevent losses, we’ve put together some best practices for heading off attempts to make fraudulent transactions.

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November 16, 2017

How to Get a Business Bank Loan

Navigating the financing process can be intimidating at first, so we’ve put together a guide to help you feel more prepared.

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November 1, 2017

How to Use Same Day ACH for Your Business

Business moves quickly and so does the need to make payments.

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October 16, 2017

How business owners can use cash flow automation to their advantage

With cash flow automation, a business uses technology to trigger payments and invoicing automatically.

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September 13, 2017

How to automate your cash flow and get paid faster

If you use paper checks or handle approvals manually, you could be due for some upgrades to make your payments process run more smoothly.

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August 23, 2017

Foreign Exchange: Embrace it and profit.

It is surprising, but many American companies that do business internationally don’t use foreign currency.

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August 23, 2017

Is your business protected against data compromises?

 If you handle cardholder information, you are required to be PCI DSS compliant – whether you process a large volume of transactions or not.

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August 16, 2017

Trade Matters: What you should know about doing business internationally

In today’s global economy, trade is all around us, and you may have considered selling your product or service abroad.

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August 16, 2017

Thinking About Exporting? Here's How to Get Started

You want to grow your business – have you considered exporting? Ninety-six percent of the world’s population lives outside the United States.

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August 16, 2017

What CEOs Can Expect From the Economy for the Rest of 2017

Trump’s pro-business policies have inspired optimism in the stock market, yet most of his proposals have stalled in political gridlock.

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July 25, 2017

5 ways tech tools can save time for your business

There are tools available that can help small business owners stay on top of important aspects of business – from payroll to project management.

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June 26, 2017

Evaluate the feasibility of your new idea

Before you invest too much time and money into a business idea, be sure to assess whether it’s viable.

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May 3, 2017

Email Scams Prey on Employees' Best Intentions

BEC, also known as Business Email Compromise, uses phishing and social engineering techniques to strategically steal money from a company.

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April 5, 2017

Small Business Credit Card Benefits

Accounting for the various purchases and reimbursing yourself from the company account can be stressful to keep organized.

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February 1, 2017

Estimating start-up costs

It’s common to underestimate the actual amount of money needed to start a new business.

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December 7, 2016

3 Key Considerations for Partnering with a Big Company

Three things to take into consider when deciding whether or not to partner with a big company.

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November 2, 2016

How to Value Your Business

Accurately valuing your business ensures you get the best price for your hard work and determination.

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October 5, 2016

5 Ways to Weather Business Seasonality

If you run a seasonal business, then you know the challenge of maintaining revenue streams during your off-season.

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September 7, 2016

How to Write a Business Plan

A business plan acts as a road map for your business' future, it enables you to clarify your objectives, establish a strategic direction and set goals.

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