Madison, WI (PRWEB) January 22, 2013
This month, WPS Community Bank celebrates four years of providing personalized banking services to the residents and businesses of Dane County and surrounding areas. Along with that milestone, WPS Community Bank recently earned its second consecutive five-star “superior” rating from BauerFinancial, Inc., an independent bank-rating firm.
The five-star award reflects WPS Community Bank’s strong overall financial performance compared to other banks nationally. The rating is based on an evaluation of current financial information and reports, which are filed with bank regulators quarterly.
“We are once again very proud to be recognized with this honor,” said John Hecht, president and CEO of WPS Community Bank. “This rating puts a stamp of approval on our commitment to prudent underwriting and operations, which translates into superior safety and security for our customers and the community.”
Established in 2009, WPS Community Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of WPS Health Insurance, which in 2012 was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the international Ethisphere® Institute for the third straight year. The bank is an Equal Housing Lender and deposits are insured by the FDIC.
About WPS Community Bank
WPS Community Bank provides personalized banking services to individuals and small to mid-size businesses in Madison, WI and throughout Dane County. WPS Bank’s personal banking products include checking; savings, money markets, Health Savings Accounts and time deposits. WPS Bank is an active mortgage lender and provides conventional fixed rate, adjustable rate and other residential property financing, including home equity loans and other lines of credit. WPS Bank also offers a complete portfolio of business loans and commercial real estate financing, including SBA-guaranteed lending products. For more information about WPS Community Bank, visit http://www.bankwps.com.