What I learned from my banking clients: Art collecting
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What I learned from my banking clients: Art collecting

This is the first in a series of columns in which Dana Abraham, president of personal banking at UMB Bank , shares important life lessons she has learned from her clients. Every day we learn from those around us—teachers, friends, co-workers and family members to name just a few. Personally, I have been fortunate to learn several important life lessons from my clients. In the banking and finance industry, you meet many different people from many walks of life. Just as each client has a unique need, he or she also has something distinct to share. Dana Abraham is president of personal banking at UMB Bank. One such instance occurred several years ago, when a client helped me realize anyone can be an art collector. I had always been interested in art, but didn’t really know where to begin. This person helped make the idea of collecting approachable, personal and accessible. And for that, I will always be grateful. 20 years and a growing collection later, here are some of those lessons, along with a few of my own, for those interested in starting their own collections: Start small and make it personal Slowly build your collection over time, […]

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