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Small Business Matters

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.

Dairy Farmers Reacting To Market Uncertainty

Dairy Farmers Reacting To Market Uncertainty

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Nov 19, 2020

Wisconsin dairy farm family has taken on more work themselves to help combat milk price fluctuations that have played havoc with their cash flow.

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Protecting Yourself While Working From Home

Protecting Yourself While Working From Home

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Oct 30, 2020

As an employee, you want to keep your employer’s data secure while working from home. Here are precautions you can take yourself to stay cyber secure.

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Business Planning For Manufacturers In A Post-Pandemic Economy

Business Planning For Manufacturers In A Post-Pandemic Economy

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Aug 24, 2020

Manufacturing businesses are facing issues with planning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some tips on how to deal with the unexpected.

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Renewable Energy Industry Expected To Stay Strong Even After Pandemic

Renewable Energy Industry Expected To Stay Strong Even After Pandemic

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jul 27, 2020

Renewable energy projects have taken a slight hit due to the pandemic, but brighter days appear ahead with people relying less and less on fossil fuels.

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Launching A Small Business Post-Pandemic

Launching A Small Business Post-Pandemic

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jul 13, 2020

Business opportunities often present themselves during economic crises. Believe it or not, COVID-19 could lead to new opportunities for entrepreneurs.

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How COVID-19 Is Impacting Taxes For Small Businesses

How COVID-19 Is Impacting Taxes For Small Businesses

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jun 29, 2020

The CARES Act is changing the way small business owners are looking at their tax situations. Here are nine changes you need to be aware of.

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10 Self-Care Practices For Small Business Owners During COVID-19

10 Self-Care Practices For Small Business Owners During COVID-19

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jun 11, 2020

Caring for yourself, especially during a pandemic, may be the best thing you can do for your business. Focus on any of these 10 areas to prioritize you.

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6 Tips For Restarting Your Business After COVID-19

6 Tips For Restarting Your Business After COVID-19

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Apr 30, 2020

There are different steps each business owner must take before reopening their doors to the public after COVID-19. Here are six tips to get you started.

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Michigan Med Spa Owner Preps For Life After COVID

Michigan Med Spa Owner Preps For Life After COVID

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Apr 23, 2020

Revive Medical Spa owner Ardis Schmitt is hoping that her business will return to normal after COVID-19. That’s why she’s already prepping for reopening.

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Landscaping Company Adjusts To COVID-19’s Impact

Landscaping Company Adjusts To COVID-19’s Impact

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Apr 03, 2020

Rapid Robert Construction & Tree Services is advising its employees to practice social distancing while adjusting its cash flow to deal with COVID-19.

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