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The Benefits of Getting Financing for Small Business Equipment

The Benefits of Getting Financing for Small Business Equipment

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jul 13, 2022

Grow your business quickly with financing from Stearns Bank. We craft small business equipment loans to fit your business & its goals!

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Equipment Finance Agreements and Simple Interest Loans: What Makes Them Different?

Equipment Finance Agreements and Simple Interest Loans: What Makes Them Different?

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jan 11, 2022

Customers can be confused at times when trying to compare an EFA and a standard simple interest loan.

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What You Need To Know Before Financing Used Equipment

What You Need To Know Before Financing Used Equipment

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Dec 16, 2021

There are important factors you should research before purchasing used equipment. Financing used equipment is made easy with the right financing source.

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7 Tips For Construction & Manufacturing Equipment Maintenance

7 Tips For Construction & Manufacturing Equipment Maintenance

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Nov 04, 2021

A good maintenance program will help your equipment operate smoothly, more efficiently and will hold its value longer.

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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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Loan Options Available For Rural Small Businesses

Loan Options Available For Rural Small Businesses

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jul 23, 2021

Rural America is vital to the nation’s economy and small businesses located in these communities can use these loan options to continue their growth.

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Safeguard Finances In Case Of Natural Disasters

Safeguard Finances In Case Of Natural Disasters

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jul 20, 2021

No matter what your business may face, here are some simple ways you can prepare your small business before a natural disaster.

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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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Worker Shortage Sole Blip in Booming Construction Field

Worker Shortage Sole Blip in Booming Construction Field

Posted by: Stearns Bank on May 21, 2021

Roy White owns a mason contracting business in western New York. He has plenty of work lined up but finding and maintaining an employee base has been hard.

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USDA Rural Development Loans – How To Apply & Qualify

USDA Rural Development Loans – How To Apply & Qualify

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Feb 22, 2021

Find out how to apply for USDA Rural Development Loans and what program might be right for you, including the Business & Industry Loan Guarantee Program.

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