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Dairy Farmers Continue To Adapt To Renewable Energy

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Mar 13, 2020

Dairy farmers are finding new ways to run their business more efficiently with renewable energy technology that is making a difference in their pocketbook.

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How To Start A Successful Medical Practice

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jan 02, 2020

Medical professionals may not have the business acumen to be an instant success. Here are tips to get off on the right foot if you’re starting a practice.

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Used Equipment Offers Advantages For Diligent Buyers

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jan 31, 2019

Whether bidding at a live or online auction, or visiting a local dealer, previously-owned equipment can be a big benefit for a small business owner.

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Year-End Business Planning Should Include Section 179

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Oct 25, 2018

Section 179 enables businesses to write off the full value of equipment purchase up to $1 million.

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Optometrist Uses Section 179 Tax Deduction To Enhance Practice

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Oct 12, 2018

By investing in new equipment for his practice, Elton feels like he was investing in himself in the long term.

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The Differences Between Equipment Finance Agreements And Simple Interest Loans

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Oct 05, 2018

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

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The Basic Process To Apply For Equipment Financing

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Sep 27, 2018

Advice to prepare if you’re applying for equipment financing with a financial institution, especially buying equipment for your small business.

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Six Ways Seasonal Businesses Can Manage Their Cash Flow

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Aug 16, 2018

A small business may fail for many reasons – sluggish sales, start-up costs, competition. But the greatest challenge and cause of failure is cash flow.

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Financing Terms Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jul 12, 2018

Key business financing terms everybody in the small business world needs to know.

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Six Industries That Can Benefit From Equipment Financing

Posted by: Stearns Bank on May 17, 2018

These six industries in particular can benefit from capital investment and equipment loans provided by a small business lender like Stearns Bank.

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