Equipment Finance

Texas Optometrist Relies On Stearns Bank For Quick Equipment Financing

Adding lanes of equipment in the optical industry is something that doesn’t happen on a regular basis. However, when a practice commits to doing it, it can be an arduous financing process if you’re not working with the right financial institution.

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Franchise

Papa Murphy’s Franchisee Finds A Believer In Stearns Bank

Joel Meyer didn’t have a lot of believers when he started looking for franchise financing options almost 20 years ago.

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Entrepreneurs & Startups

9 Steps To Follow When Acquiring A Business

When you’re acquiring a business, everything revolves around planning.

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Small Business Management

6 Ways Seasonal Businesses Can Manage Their Cash Flow

A small business may fail for many reasons – sluggish sales, high start-up costs, tough competition. But the greatest challenge and cause of failure is cash flow.

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Entrepreneurs & Startups

Mobile Veterinarian Teams Up With Stearns Bank For Equipment Financing

Dr. Kathy Baker (left) and her husband, D..J. (right) started Lucy's Veterinary Care, a mobile veterinary practice, in Atlanta, Georgia in 2018. When starting a small business, flexibility on your equipment loan and repayment terms can help ensure a successful beginning.

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How To Prepare Your Business For A Natural Disaster

Mother Nature isn’t always kind to small businesses.

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Franchise

5 Ways To Avoid Franchisee Failure

To many prospective small business owners, starting a franchise may be the easiest path to success.

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Small Business Management

6 Signs That You’re Ready To Hire Additional Employees

For small business owners, it’s not always easy to know when the right time to hire new employees might be.

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Small Business Management

8 Financing Terms Every Small Business Owner Should Know

It doesn’t matter if you’ve been a small business owner for decades – or for 30 seconds. Looking for business financing can feel like a daunting and uphill climb.

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Equipment Finance

Technology Trends in Construction

While many industries have jumped into advanced technologies like cloud computing and artificial intelligence, the construction industry has remained on the sidelines.

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