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The Stearns Bank Small Business blog has you covered from relevant industry topics to guidance on big business banking decisions. Read our latest articles that might give you the advice you’ve been looking for to help your small business succeed.

The Power of Property Ownership for Black Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

The Power of Property Ownership for Black Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

Posted by: Stearns Bank in partnership with African Development Center on Jun 22, 2023

Discover how property ownership empowers Black entrepreneurs and what financial institutions like Stearns Bank can do to support them.

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Depreciation Considerations for Your Financed Equipment

Depreciation Considerations for Your Financed Equipment

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jun 08, 2023

Learn how to maintain your equipment efficiently with this guide to equipment depreciation considerations for your financed equipment.

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Financing Terms Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Financing Terms Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Posted by: Stearns Bank on May 22, 2023

Discover the top financing terms every small business owner should know, from SBA loans to business lines of credit.

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The Benefits Of Utilizing A Digital Wallet

The Benefits Of Utilizing A Digital Wallet

Posted by: Stearns Bank on May 15, 2023

Contactless payment systems have become a safer option for consumers. Find out how these systems can be utilized for consumers and merchants.

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The 5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Financing Equipment

The 5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Financing Equipment

Posted by: Stearns Bank on May 08, 2023

Looking for equipment financing? Consider these important questions before signing an agreement.

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Emergency Funds Blog: What Are They?

Emergency Funds Blog: What Are They?

Posted by: Stearns Bank on May 02, 2023

Don't let unexpected costs hurt your small business. Learn why emergency funds are crucial and how they can save you in a crisis.

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6 Signs It's Time To Switch Your Bank

6 Signs It's Time To Switch Your Bank

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Apr 18, 2023

Is it time for you to finally change banks? Find out with these six telltale signs.

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5 Unexpected Small Business Expenses You Could Encounter

5 Unexpected Small Business Expenses You Could Encounter

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Apr 04, 2023

When starting a small business, you will likely encounter a number of unexpected expenses. Here are five of the most common small business expenses to prepare for.

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Make the Most of Your Money With the Business Bank Account Comparison Tool

Make the Most of Your Money With the Business Bank Account Comparison Tool

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Mar 28, 2023

Are hidden fees impacting your small business’ bottom dollar? Find out with the Stearns Bank BusinessSmart Comparison Tools.

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3 Things to Look for in a Small Business Lending Partner

3 Things to Look for in a Small Business Lending Partner

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Mar 13, 2023

SBA

Interested in a small business loan? Keep an eye out for these three things when selecting your potential lending partner.

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