Your solution to saving for a rainy day

We all know the importance of “saving for a rainy day”. An unexpected job loss or health crisis can completely disrupt your financial plans if you don’t have extra savings to fall back on.

Second in importance to actually saving money, is keeping that money secure. Stashing your extra cash beneath your mattress simply will not do.

American National Bank provides a solution to these problems for Nebraska residents who are seeking a reliable bank with connection to the community. American National Bank offers a wide variety of services for saving, and checking, and more. Further, the bank is also represented on the Nebraska City Area Economic Development Corporation Board by Board Member Brenda Baumann. Delve deeper into banking options here:

Monthly Coffee with Rex Nelson a Success!

Rex Nelson presented “The Three Secrets to Business Profitability.”   Don’t be confused by the daily flood of information. Cut through the noise by understanding the three secrets to business profitability. Make sure to check our website for upcoming coffees!

Cargill and Nebraska City: A perfect partnership

It’s not what you know, but who you know. This is just as true for a city and its partners as it is for an individual.

A strong, cohesive community helps a city to flourish and leave a lasting impact on its residents. A strong network of city partners is a key indicator of developmental support and growth. Cargill is a proud partner of Nebraska City and its community of residents.

Cargill’s Nebraska City facility was built in 1995. With production facilities totalling 195,000 square feet in size, Cargill has remained as a vital aspect of the community ever since it was established.  Serving as an example of a truly beneficial partnership, Nebraska City supports the services of Cargill, while Cargill team members give back to the Nebraska City community through volunteer programs. Learn more about this partnership through these links:;

Location: your key to success

Location, location, location! Where you build your business may be more important than what you do or who you know.

Your small business can deliver top-notch service or create the best widgets in the world; however if you are located in a dangerous, difficult to reach, or otherwise undesirable spot, your business is bound to suffer. You must consider multiple location-based factors including: distance from nearby cities; urban vs. rural environment; average age and occupations of city residents; and more.

Luckily there is no need to feel overwhelmed by the daunting task of finding that perfect spot to build your business. With the site selector tools offered online by Nebraska City, you can virtually investigate a wide array of available buildings and sites all from the comfort of your desk chair. With a quick click, you’ll find information such as: acres available, transportation statistics, and a summary of utilities. Scope out a perfect spot here:

Time for change, career change that is

Are you feeling completely stuck in your current job? It is normal to switch careers multiple times throughout your life. Are you procrastinating when it comes to taking action on career change out of fear that it is simply too difficult to do?

Career change doesn’t have to be intimidating and difficult. Pursuing a program in a particular industry or trade provides a great to learn skills in a brand new field. By learning specialized skills you can stand out above and beyond others in the job market.

Southeast Community College’s new campus outreach center in Nebraska City provides education in a broad range of career fields including Industry and Trades. Programs like Automotive Machining, Welding Technology, Electrical and Electromechanical Technology, and Building Construction Technology are just a few of the many options available to you. Learn more about the courses offered at SCC here: