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5 FAQs about USDA B&I Loans

5 FAQs about USDA B&I Loans

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Nov 21, 2022

Explore 5 frequently asked questions about the USDA Business & Industry Loan Program (B&I), including requirements and restrictions.

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What Is the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program?

What Is the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program?

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Nov 11, 2022

Fund your project with a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) and Stearns Bank’s trusted commercial finance team.

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5 Ways a Small Business Loan Can Help Your Business Grow

5 Ways a Small Business Loan Can Help Your Business Grow

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Oct 06, 2022

How can you use a small business loan to grow your business? Find out from a Preferred SBA Lender.

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Everything You Should Know About the USDA Rural Energy for America Program

Everything You Should Know About the USDA Rural Energy for America Program

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Aug 24, 2022

The Stearns Bank USDA lending team makes it easy to understand USDA REAP loans, and how you can get funds for your business.

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Cold Storage & The Food Supply Chain

Cold Storage & The Food Supply Chain

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jun 15, 2022

Cold storage is a vital link in the food supply chain. Limited-time funding can help start or grow this and other food supply chain businesses.

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Standing With Our Service Members

Standing With Our Service Members

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Nov 10, 2021

At Stearns Bank, we salute the men and women of our armed forces and their families for their service and sacrifice to help keep America safe.

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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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