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Preparing for a Financial Hurricane

July 19, 2022

Jamie Dimon, chairman of Chase Bank, said he expects a financial hurricane. His quote was, “That hurricane is right out there down the road coming our way.” Mr. Dimon is no meteorologist, and neither am I, but I would like to talk about the reality of a financial hurricane, planning for the big wind and rain events that we might expect this …

Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company Supports NOLA Coalition

July 19, 2022

GULF COAST BANK & TRUST COMPANY SUPPORTS NOLA COALITION NEW ORLEANS (July 14, 2022) - Today Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company donated $50,000 to On Scene Services (OSS) in support of NOLA Coalition with the goal of freeing up New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) resources and making New Orleans a safer city. OSS employs …

Let’s Talk: It’s Time for a Digital Detox Challenge

July 12, 2022

The average American spends 7 hours a day, nearly half of their time awake, in front of a screen. Nonetheless, the majority of this screen time is spent on mobile devices while scrolling mindlessly through social media, checking emails, watching shows, and listening to music and podcasts. As we spend more time on screens, our children are also …

Live Simply

June 07, 2022

The inflation numbers continue to roll in, and the news is bad. April inflation showed a slight decline from 8.5% to 8.3%. This slight improvement unfortunately looks problematic when examined in detail because almost all the decline came from a dip in gasoline prices that have since reversed. The concerning news was that price increases have …

Are you prepared for hurricane season?

June 06, 2022

Hurricane season is here again. Here are some helpful tips for you and your family. Be sure you can access your bank accounts in an emergency Now is the time to enroll in Gulf Coast Bank's Digital Banking for both personal and business accounts. Make sure you download our Mobile Banking App on your mobile device to access your accounts from …