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4 Steps to Prepare Your Small Business for a Recession

4 Steps to Prepare Your Small Business for a Recession

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Feb 07, 2023

Is your small business prepared for a recession? Discover four tips to improve your small business and prepare for any potential future economic downturns.

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How to Prioritize Savings for Your Small Business

How to Prioritize Savings for Your Small Business

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Feb 02, 2023

Is your small business prepared for financial hardship? Utilize a business savings account or certificate of deposit (CD) to start saving today.

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Why Now Is a Great Time to Apply for a Farm Loan

Why Now Is a Great Time to Apply for a Farm Loan

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jan 23, 2023

Discover why now is a great time to apply for a USDA FSA farm loan from Stearns Bank.

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Let’s Talk SBA Express Loans

Let’s Talk SBA Express Loans

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jan 11, 2023

Learn about SBA Express Loans, including the loan requirements, approval time, and many benefits.

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5 Benefits of Stearns Bank’s Business Deposit Accounts

5 Benefits of Stearns Bank’s Business Deposit Accounts

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Dec 05, 2022

Discover five benefits of opening a business deposit account with Stearns Bank, from earning interest to avoiding hidden fees.

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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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