Archive for November, 2010

Good Community Banks And Local Municipal Credit Quality

November 10, 2010

Smith’s Community Bank Gradings have provided valuable insights into the health of local municipalities over the past two years. Smith’s Bank Gradings are used to provide credit quality assessments for $9 bln. in bank deposits.

Among community banks, the old adage about “you are what you eat” is very true.¬† Those community banks with strong lending standards and conservative investment practices have weathered the economic downturn.¬† These community¬† banks continue to provide local lending resources.

Investors interested in learning how they can profit from the safety and security of Smith’s Gradings should contact Pam Kilbourn at 203-362-2154.