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Dailey Blog

Hi, I’m Hugh Dailey, President and CEO of Community Bank & Trust of Florida and welcome to my blog. I’ll be posting articles with insights and information on financial and banking trends, along with other issues important to our customers and people living in the communities of North Central Florida. I’ve been in banking for over 30 years and I’ll draw upon this experience to post information that will help readers keep up with today’s fast-paced changes in financial services and the overall economy.

12/06/2017: Costs Of Owning A Horse Farm In North Central Florida

So you want to own a horse farm? Whether it’s a longtime dream or a recent business pursuit, there are many factors to consider before you start looking at equestrian properties or comparing horse farm loans. Should you build or buy your horse farm? In short, buying an existing horse farm will be cheaper than […]

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09/19/2017: Be Proactive in Protecting Your Private Information

Personal information and your identity should be kept private. It should be up to each individual to decide if any personal information should be shared at all. Every time that you apply for credit, make a major purchase, request insurance or get medical services you must agree to provide some level of private information or […]

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09/13/2017: Irma is Gone!!!

Irma has moved on after wreaking havoc on Florida and the Caribbean. We are grateful for all of the dedication and loyalty of our CBTFL family that helped re-open our bank immediately after the storm.  It will be several months before our communities get back to normal. Many of our citizens still need permanent power, […]

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07/22/2016: Real Customer Service

Customer service can be hard to define. However, when we receive good customer service it is usually greatly appreciated. We expect good customer service when we go to a grocery store or a fine dining restaurant. You should expect excellent customer service when you go to your bank as well. But what about when you […]

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07/07/2016: Learning New Words

A wise man once said “You should learn something new each day.” Bankers used to read financial newspapers every morning to learn about the current events and how they would shape the economy. Today, Bankers spend a lot of time reading online about the economy. Now economic news streams across the internet in real time […]

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