By Janine Merrill, Marketing Officer I’m not going to lie, our “Many Hats” blog series has been fun to write! Learning about the many varied talents and passions that our employees have outside of the banking realm is eye opening. And this one is no exception. The only thing is, perhaps it should be changed […]
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Eastern Montana History As I was growing up outside of Sidney, Montana, something triggered my interest in my family history. Maybe it was the pictures on the wall at my grandparent’s house. Maybe it was the stories my relatives would tell of people they knew and grew up with or things that they accomplished as […]
This is the second posting from Stockman Wealth Management on Estate Planning. Understanding the process and putting a plan together, leads us to the topic of a will. Estate planning can be complex, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. The best place to begin is with a document nearly everyone knows about, even if […]
What is an entrepreneur? The dictionary defines an entrepreneur as a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk. That describes our founder, Bill Nefsy very well. Bill never viewed himself as a banker, but as an entrepreneur and consumer of financial services. According to the U.S. […]
Our founder, Bill Nefsy, was a rancher in Miles City. In 1953, Bill needed an operating loan for his growing operation and was turned away by the two banks in town with the explanation – “We don’t do Ag loans.” While Bill was visiting about how out of touch these banks were with the community […]
Written by Marni Pauley (left) and Tristin Meidinger (right), Real Estate Loan Officers from Miles City June is National Homeownership month. Here at Stockman we celebrate the benefits that owning a home have for individuals, neighborhoods and communities across Montana. First time home buyers have a number of opportunities with assistance and educational programs made […]
Meet Kerry Neils. You may know Kerry from our annual Stockman Calendar. His stunning Montana photos always appear at least a few times within its pages! It may surprise you to know that Kerry is actually a Vice President, Portfolio Manager for our Wealth Management team in Helena. In conversation with Kerry we learned that […]
Seventeen years ago, 4,000 volunteers came together and in nine days made a dragon come to life. The architects were school children, and I have been told they had some very imaginative ideas including installing a spit bucket that could be used to keep the slide lubricated. Although all ingenious ideas could not be incorporated, […]
What do you think about when you hear VA (Veterans Administration) loan? For me, it’s a way to help out fellow Veterans. I feel greatly humbled to be in a position where I’m able to help veterans, like myself, achieve the goal of homeownership. Whenever I’m helping a fellow veteran, I like to let them […]
This is the time of year when the housing market heats up just like the weather. If you are selling your home, one of the best ways to attract buyers is to draw people in when they first arrive. This is known as curb appeal. Our lenders offer some great tips on ways to attract […]