National City Delivers Value with Flat Fee Checking for Small Businesses

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from National City Corporation

    CLEVELAND, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- National City has introduced Small
 Business ValuePak, a new product that offers small business owners a new
 business checking account, credit, and additional deposit services for one
 monthly fee.
     "National City is delivering a superior value for small businesses with a
 new flat fee-structured checking account that helps them manage their finances
 effectively and at a fixed cost," said Mike Price, executive vice president
 for Small Business Banking.  "Small Business ValuePak is a valuable addition
 to our fast-growing line of Small Business Banking products and services."
     National City developed the new product based on feedback from small
 business owners who said they wanted a business checking account that
 processes high volumes of credit and debit transactions for one predictable
 fee.
     Small Business ValuePak offers benefits small business customers will
 appreciate including:
 
     *  No minimum balance requirement for checking;
     *  Up to 250 checks or withdrawals and 250 deposited items at no
        additional charge;
     *  Free Business CheckCard;
     *  Free Small Business Online Banking;
     *  Visa(R) Business Credit Card with no annual fee;
     *  Free coin and currency processing up to $2,500 a day; and
     *  Free night deposit services, excluding "hold and process" bags.
 
     "The introduction of Small Business ValuePak is the latest example of how
 National City listens to our customers," Price said.  "Over the past 18
 months, National City has developed a complete continuum of business checking
 service offerings tailored to meet the needs of all small businesses, from
 small home-based companies to more established businesses."
     National City makes it easy for small business customers to learn more
 about Small Business ValuePak and its other Small Business Banking products
 and services.  Customers can learn more by:
 
     *  Contacting or visiting any of the more than 1,200 National City
        branches in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and
        Michigan;
     *  Visiting National City's Web site at www.ncb4biz.com; and
     *  Calling 888-NCB-4BIZ (622-4249).
 
     Small Business Banking
     National City is a leader in providing banking products, services and
 solutions that help small businesses succeed and grow.  National City is the
 No. 1 Small Business Administration lender in its six-state market and the
 fifth-largest small business lender in the United States.  Through its Small
 Business Banking Initiative, National City is expanding its Small Business
 Banking product line and expects to provide more than $1.4 billion in small
 business loans this year.  In addition to checking and savings accounts,
 National City offers specialized lines of credit, online banking and payroll
 services, employee benefit packages, flexible leasing programs and Business
 CheckCards.
 
     About National City
     National City Corporation is an $89 billion financial holding company
 headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Through its subsidiaries, the company
 provides a full range of financial services including investment banking,
 brokerage, mutual fund, insurance and traditional banking services to
 individuals and businesses. National City has offices in Ohio, Pennsylvania,
 Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois and Michigan. National City can be found on the
 World Wide Web at http://www.nationalcity.com .
 
 

SOURCE National City Corporation
    CLEVELAND, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- National City has introduced Small
 Business ValuePak, a new product that offers small business owners a new
 business checking account, credit, and additional deposit services for one
 monthly fee.
     "National City is delivering a superior value for small businesses with a
 new flat fee-structured checking account that helps them manage their finances
 effectively and at a fixed cost," said Mike Price, executive vice president
 for Small Business Banking.  "Small Business ValuePak is a valuable addition
 to our fast-growing line of Small Business Banking products and services."
     National City developed the new product based on feedback from small
 business owners who said they wanted a business checking account that
 processes high volumes of credit and debit transactions for one predictable
 fee.
     Small Business ValuePak offers benefits small business customers will
 appreciate including:
 
     *  No minimum balance requirement for checking;
     *  Up to 250 checks or withdrawals and 250 deposited items at no
        additional charge;
     *  Free Business CheckCard;
     *  Free Small Business Online Banking;
     *  Visa(R) Business Credit Card with no annual fee;
     *  Free coin and currency processing up to $2,500 a day; and
     *  Free night deposit services, excluding "hold and process" bags.
 
     "The introduction of Small Business ValuePak is the latest example of how
 National City listens to our customers," Price said.  "Over the past 18
 months, National City has developed a complete continuum of business checking
 service offerings tailored to meet the needs of all small businesses, from
 small home-based companies to more established businesses."
     National City makes it easy for small business customers to learn more
 about Small Business ValuePak and its other Small Business Banking products
 and services.  Customers can learn more by:
 
     *  Contacting or visiting any of the more than 1,200 National City
        branches in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and
        Michigan;
     *  Visiting National City's Web site at www.ncb4biz.com; and
     *  Calling 888-NCB-4BIZ (622-4249).
 
     Small Business Banking
     National City is a leader in providing banking products, services and
 solutions that help small businesses succeed and grow.  National City is the
 No. 1 Small Business Administration lender in its six-state market and the
 fifth-largest small business lender in the United States.  Through its Small
 Business Banking Initiative, National City is expanding its Small Business
 Banking product line and expects to provide more than $1.4 billion in small
 business loans this year.  In addition to checking and savings accounts,
 National City offers specialized lines of credit, online banking and payroll
 services, employee benefit packages, flexible leasing programs and Business
 CheckCards.
 
     About National City
     National City Corporation is an $89 billion financial holding company
 headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Through its subsidiaries, the company
 provides a full range of financial services including investment banking,
 brokerage, mutual fund, insurance and traditional banking services to
 individuals and businesses. National City has offices in Ohio, Pennsylvania,
 Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois and Michigan. National City can be found on the
 World Wide Web at http://www.nationalcity.com .
 
 SOURCE  National City Corporation

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