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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.

Non-Contact Medical Equipment Expanding Care For Practices

Non-Contact Medical Equipment Expanding Care For Practices

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Dec 17, 2020

The pandemic has forced medical practices to get creative, including turning to non-contact equipment that allows them to still care for their patients.

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Aging Gracefully – Avoiding Equipment Obsolescence

Aging Gracefully – Avoiding Equipment Obsolescence

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Dec 07, 2020

No matter the business, avoiding equipment obsolescence is not easy. One solution is to investigate the viability of equipment financing.

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Fraud Prevention Program Implemented At Stearns Bank

Fraud Prevention Program Implemented At Stearns Bank

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Nov 27, 2020

The ‘Raise Your Hand’ program is aimed at helping Stearns Bank employees better identify fraud, and, to help prevent it from happening to its customers.

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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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The 6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Financing Equipment

The 6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Financing Equipment

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Oct 15, 2020

These key questions are important to consider before signing an equipment financing agreement, especially if you’re just beginning your research.

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Cybersecurity Planning Delivers Peace Of Mind For Businesses

Cybersecurity Planning Delivers Peace Of Mind For Businesses

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Oct 06, 2020

Cybersecurity planning should be at the top of any business's priorities. We break down what benefits it offers and how to recognize suspicious activity.

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California Optometrist Adjusts Patient Procedures To Prevent COVID-19

California Optometrist Adjusts Patient Procedures To Prevent COVID-19

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jul 16, 2020

Medical practices, especially optical, dental and chiropractic practices, have changed the way they see patients due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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Dairy Farmers Continue To Adapt To Renewable Energy

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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