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Funding A Business Acquisition And The Small Business Loan Program

Funding A Business Acquisition And The Small Business Loan Program

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Dec 05, 2023

The SBA Loan program can be beneficial for buyers who are interested in acquiring businesses that do not have sufficient tangible assets to meet the collateral requirements of traditional bank financing.

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Five Behaviors of Successful Business Owners

Five Behaviors of Successful Business Owners

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Nov 28, 2023

What makes small business owners successful? Read this blog to find out the 5 behaviors that boost entrepreneurial potential.

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6 Signs You Need To Hire More Employees

6 Signs You Need To Hire More Employees

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Nov 14, 2023

Learn how to recognize the signs that you need to hire more employees to grow your business.

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USDA Rural Development Loans Simplified

USDA Rural Development Loans Simplified

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Oct 24, 2023

Learn how USDA Rural Development loans can help you access affordable and flexible financing for your rural business or project.

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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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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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Finding Payment Systems To Help Your Customers Pay Your Business

Finding Payment Systems To Help Your Customers Pay Your Business

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Oct 14, 2021

We look at how to set up a digital customer payment system that will benefit your business and please your customers.

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USDA Rural Development Business Loans: Consider These Benefits

USDA Rural Development Business Loans: Consider These Benefits

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Aug 05, 2021

USDA rural development business loans offer benefits the average person might not know about. We explore those somewhat hidden benefits in this blog.

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5 Reasons To Open A Small Business In A Rural Community

5 Reasons To Open A Small Business In A Rural Community

Posted by: Stearns Bank on May 26, 2021

Having lower costs and building long-term relationships are two reasons why it's advantageous for entrepreneurs to start businesses in rural communities.

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Medical Professional Moves Into Delivery Industry For New Career Path

Medical Professional Moves Into Delivery Industry For New Career Path

Posted by: Stearns Bank on May 06, 2021

Dr. Cody Cox has made the move into owning his own FedEx delivery hub in Texas. He’s learning the ropes and getting financing help from Stearns Bank.

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