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Commercial Construction Lending Simplified

Commercial Construction Lending Simplified

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Nov 29, 2022

Get the 411 on getting a loan for commercial construction straight from the dedicated lending team at Stearns Bank.

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5 FAQs about USDA B&I Loans

5 FAQs about USDA B&I Loans

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Nov 21, 2022

Explore 5 frequently asked questions about the USDA Business & Industry Loan Program (B&I), including requirements and restrictions.

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How Can Banks Drive Change in Low-Income Communities?

How Can Banks Drive Change in Low-Income Communities?

Posted by: Stearns Bank in partnership with African Development Center on Nov 16, 2022

Learn how Stearns Bank is partnering with community organizations to improve access and facilitate lending to low-income communities.

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What Is the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program?

What Is the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program?

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Nov 11, 2022

Fund your project with a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) and Stearns Bank’s trusted commercial finance team.

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What Is Equipment Financing, and How Does It Work?

What Is Equipment Financing, and How Does It Work?

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Nov 08, 2022

What is equipment financing and how does it work? Learn from industry-leading financial professionals.

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How to Capitalize on Great Rates & Increase Your Savings

How to Capitalize on Great Rates & Increase Your Savings

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Nov 01, 2022

With great rates on CDs, checking, and savings accounts, you can stack up the savings without lifting a finger.

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Five Benefits Of Having Multiple Business Bank Accounts

Five Benefits Of Having Multiple Business Bank Accounts

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Oct 26, 2022

Having multiple business bank accounts helps keep you organized, secure, and sets you up for future financial success.

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5 Ways a Small Business Loan Can Help Your Business Grow

5 Ways a Small Business Loan Can Help Your Business Grow

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Oct 06, 2022

How can you use a small business loan to grow your business? Find out from a Preferred SBA Lender.

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The Importance of Supporting Entrepreneurism and Start-Ups Within Black Communities

The Importance of Supporting Entrepreneurism and Start-Ups Within Black Communities

Posted by: Stearns Bank in partnership with African Development Center on Aug 30, 2022

The Black community has always had to face the realities of a system that was designed, whether consciously or unconsciously, to make life harder for them.

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Everything You Should Know About the USDA Rural Energy for America Program

Everything You Should Know About the USDA Rural Energy for America Program

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Aug 24, 2022

The Stearns Bank USDA lending team makes it easy to understand USDA REAP loans, and how you can get funds for your business.

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