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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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Loan & Grant Options For Minority Business Owners

Loan & Grant Options For Minority Business Owners

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Aug 27, 2021

Minority-owned businesses can benefit from special loan opportunities. We break down available loan and grant programs.

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Stearns Bank, Skalicky Collaborate On OCC's Project REACh

Stearns Bank, Skalicky Collaborate On OCC's Project REACh

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Aug 18, 2021

After joining OCC MDI collaboration meetings, Stearns Bank President and CEO Kelly Skalicky formed bank partnerships that have delivered welcomed benefits.

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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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Managing Your Business Banking Accounts? Avoid These Mistakes

Managing Your Business Banking Accounts? Avoid These Mistakes

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Apr 22, 2021

Business banking may not be as simple as it seems. Find out what common mistakes to avoid, including choosing the right account for your business.

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How Electronic Funds Transfers Can Benefit Your Business

How Electronic Funds Transfers Can Benefit Your Business

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Apr 02, 2021

ACH payments are a secure way for small business owners to pay their employees and improve cash flow. Learn more about ACH for your business in this blog.

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Pandemic Doesn’t Slow Down Eye Care Practice's Approach To Expansion

Pandemic Doesn’t Slow Down Eye Care Practice's Approach To Expansion

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Mar 26, 2021

Bettner Vision in Colorado Springs, Colorado, used a PPP loan to stay on track with expansion plans despite being closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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