community banking: Where trust thrives

Posted by Bradley Ruhmann on Oct 12, 2021 4:37:06 PM
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Sometimes, we’re all just looking for a little security in this world. You work hard, you follow the rules, you pursue your passions, and you hope your efforts and contributions pay off. Englewood Bank & Trust is here to say that we see you! We see what you’re accomplishing, and we’re behind you 100 percent.
At Englewood Bank & Trust, you won’t walk through our doors and become just another string of numbers in an account. Our highly trained professionals take the time to get to know our clients because to us, you’re not just another account – you are the lifeblood of our company. That’s the difference doing business with a community bank can make.

Here for You Through Thick and Thin
No matter where you are in life, you are going to need someone on your side to help you manage your money. Englewood Bank & Trust is your hometown partner for all your financial needs.

From your first checking and savings accounts to home loans, retirement savings, and even estate planning, Englewood Bank & Trust has you covered.

Personal Banking
We offer convenient checking and savings accounts with perks that will help you keep track of your income and expenses while setting aside some rainy-day funds. Our state-of-the-art online banking experience is easy to use so you can pay bills, check accounts, and more while you’re on the go.

Each of our personal checking and savings accounts features exclusive services for easily managing your income and expenses. Here’s a few of the services you can readily access to enhance your banking experience:

  • Online Banking with Bill Pay
  • Visa Debit Card with MobiMoney
  • Automated Telephone Banking
  • Mobile Banking and Mobile Check Deposit
  • Apple Pay
  • Person-to-Person Payments
  • Free unlimited check writing
  • Check images included with monthly statement
  • Overdraft protection coverage

For saving, you can open an interest-bearing account with only a $1 minimum opening deposit, and if you maintain a $200 minimum daily balance, you will avoid a $2 monthly maintenance fee. We also offer Money Market accounts and Certificates of Deposit with competitive interest rates.

Looking for a credit card? With our Visa cards, you can pay down balances faster, get maximum cash back, earn rewards, and begin building your credit history.

Business Banking
Englewood Bank & Trust has been supporting local businesses for over 30 years. Being part of the business community, we understand your challenges and appreciate your hard work. After listening listen to you and learning about your business, we’ll offer options tailored to fit your unique needs.

Our business services include:

  • A variety of checking and savings accounts
  • Credit cards
  • Online and mobile banking
  • Automatic bill pay
  • Quicken and QuickBooks programs to help you manage your finances
  • AHC Origination
  • Business Express Deposit
  • Merchant Services
  • Positive Pay to protect you from fraudulent transactions

Loans
Perhaps you’ve had your eye on some real estate properties you think would make excellent investments. Englewood Bank & Trust can help with that, too. Our lenders understand that you need to move quickly on those opportunities and can’t be bogged down waiting for a response from the bank. Our local stature helps us respond quickly to the needs of our customers. After all, we know your time is valuable, and we respect that.

Each of our loan options offers flexible terms and a quick and easy application process guided by a friendly experience lender. Once again, being a part of the community, our lenders can tailor a loan to fit your needs:

  • Consumer loans for debt consolidation and buying that auto, boat or RV
  • Mortgages to make your home ownership dreams a reality
  • Home Equity Lines of Credit to pay off high-interest obligations, fund home improvement projects, or other needs
  • Commercial real estate loans for business owners to get started or expand their businesses
  • Business term loans for equipment or vehicles
  •  Business lines of credit

All our loans come with personal service, quick turnaround and a variety of terms at competitive fixed and floating loan rates. Our lenders work with you to understand your individual needs.

Perhaps you’ve had your eye on some real estate properties you think would make excellent investments. Englewood Bank & Trust can help with that, too. Our lenders understand that you need to move quickly on those opportunities and can’t be bogged down waiting for a response from the bank. Our local stature helps us respond quickly to the needs of our customers. After all, we know your time is valuable, and we respect that.

Trust, Estate and Investment Services
Preparing today for the future can be intimidating. From inheritance to retirement planning, there are a lot of major decisions to make. We have the experience to guide you through the process. Our trust administration and investment management services can help ensure that your assets are managed the way you want.

And we don’t stop there. Because our clients are also family and they trust us, we go above and beyond to further personalize our offerings with estate planning and investment management services.

With so many options available to help you prepare for your future, it’s often tricky to determine what strategy is the best for your financial situation. That’s where we come in. Our team will help you evaluate your options and get you headed down the right path. Our three-step approach —listen, plan, and work — ensures your needs are addressed and everyone is on the same page and ready for that next chapter.

We provide in-person annual reviews of your assets, giving you the opportunity to explore successful strategies and get one-on-one feedback from our trusted professionals.

Did You Know?
We offer clients and nonclients complimentary reviews of your documents and investment portfolio so we can help you get on the right track. We take our fiduciary responsibility very seriously, and our officers will let you know if they believe your portfolio doesn’t suit your needs. In addition to investment portfolio review, our professionals will review wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and healthcare documents. Plus, we offer complimentary virtual and in-person seminars on a range of topics, including basic estate planning, wills, and trusts.

Community Bank, Community Values
Englewood Bank & Trust is so much more than a bank – we are a proud member of the community we serve. Established in 1988, Englewood Bank & Trust is a part of Crews Banking Corporation, which has been helping customers with their banking needs for more than 90 years. We have locations in Englewood, Boca Grande, Cape Haze/Rotonda, Gulf Cove, and now Venice.

We’re proud of the reputation we have built over time. Our family has worked hard to make Englewood Bank & Trust the best choice in fiduciary institutions for your family, and it won’t take long for you to notice the big difference in quality of service between our locally owned and operated bank and the big national names.

Posted by Bradley Ruhmann

Brad Ruhmann, Marketing Director, oversees all marketing operations of the Crews holding company and its banks and develops its marketing strategy and vision. Being passionate for his profession and having great knowledge of all things marketing, he balances a practical mindset with a creative business acumen and leads people through complex marketing operations. Brad manages a team of enthusiastic marketing professionals and directs their marketing efforts, focusing on data-driven results.

Topics: Trust, Business, Security, Savings, Community Bank