Community Business Banking

At Salem Five, we understand the importance of community and what it takes to make community businesses thrive. After all, we started out as one over 160 years ago. That's why we have dedicated community business bankers that take the time to get to know you and your business, then guide you through options to meet your needs. We are an SBA preferred lender with the right products and tools to help take your business to the next level.


Small Business Growth Tools
Use these powerful calculators to input your own data and see what it takes to meet your business goals

Insightful Articles
Useful articles to help small business owners start, manage, and grow their businesses

Small Business

Customer Lifetime Value

A widely recognized concept in marketing circles is customer lifetime value (CLV); however, not many ...

Small Business

Gaining a Competitive Advantage

It takes extensive research and strategic planning to gain a competitive advantage. Every advantage is ...

Small Business

Sources of Start-Up Funding

You’ve come up with a plausible idea for a business. That is great! An idea gets you to the starting gate ...