SBA Loans

How A Fitness Franchisee Got A Lift From Stearns Bank

Jonathan Moravecs and Carla Palavecino of Virginia Beach dreamed of owning a small business. The Soldierfit fitness franchise seemed like an ideal match for their shared goals and values.

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In the News

Our 5 Most Popular Blogs From 2017

As we come to the end of 2017, we’ve decided to take a look back at some of our most-read articles throughout the year.

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Equipment Financing

Veterinary Practice Rebounds From Hurricane With Help From Stearns ...

When Hurricane Harvey hit Houston hard in September 2017, Dr. Darrell Smith’s world was turned upside down.

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Equipment Financing

Cash Is King — Why You Should Keep Yours

There are many advantages to financing your equipment purchases instead of paying cash.

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Equipment Financing

Are We Compatible? 4 Traits Of Good Medical Equipment Vendors

As you ponder your next medical equipment purchase, do you put as much thought into selecting the right vendor? Choosing the right medical equipment vendor can give you more than a one-time deal, but rather a lasting and beneficial relationship.

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Equipment Financing

Give Yourself A Tax Cut: Section 179 Planning Tips

The Section 179 tax deduction is one of the most immediate and tangible things most small businesses can use to invest in equipment and lower their tax burden.

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starting a business

A Financing Relationship Built On Trust – And Floating

Photo credit: Kentaro Yamada Float Sixty founder and President Gloria Morris stands next to one of her float tanks at her location in Chicago, Illinois.   Chicago is the third largest city in the United States. It’s a metropolis that has a high-stress environment and a sea of people roaming through it every ...

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starting a business

Veterans Day Has Special Meaning For This Small Business Owner

When Laxman Paudyal came to the United States over 10 years ago as a foreign-exchange student from Nepal, he had a dream of one day owning his own small business.

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SBA Loans

Understanding The Differences Between Online And Traditional Lenders

Online business loans have become an increasingly popular option over the past decade or so on small business loans.

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