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The Basic Process To Apply For Equipment Financing

The Basic Process To Apply For Equipment Financing

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Feb 13, 2024

Learn the steps of the equipment financing application process. We explain key details lenders request, documents to supply, and credit score impacts.

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Funding A Business Acquisition And The Small Business Loan Program

Funding A Business Acquisition And The Small Business Loan Program

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Dec 05, 2023

The SBA Loan program can be beneficial for buyers who are interested in acquiring businesses that do not have sufficient tangible assets to meet the collateral requirements of traditional bank financing.

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6 Signs You Need To Hire More Employees

6 Signs You Need To Hire More Employees

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Nov 14, 2023

Learn how to recognize the signs that you need to hire more employees to grow your business.

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Does Your Lender Offer Custom Payment Solutions?

Does Your Lender Offer Custom Payment Solutions?

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Aug 25, 2023

Does your equipment lender offer customized financing solutions tailored to your business needs? Learn how flexible payments optimize cash flow.

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7 Industries That Can Benefit From Equipment Financing

7 Industries That Can Benefit From Equipment Financing

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jul 18, 2023

Unlock growth and stay ahead of competitors with Stearns Bank's equipment financing. Learn how 7 industries can benefit from our tailored solutions.

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Financing Terms Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Financing Terms Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Posted by: Stearns Bank on May 22, 2023

Discover the top financing terms every small business owner should know, from SBA loans to business lines of credit.

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The 5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Financing Equipment

The 5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Financing Equipment

Posted by: Stearns Bank on May 08, 2023

Looking for equipment financing? Consider these important questions before signing an agreement.

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Five Benefits Of Having Multiple Business Bank Accounts

Five Benefits Of Having Multiple Business Bank Accounts

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Oct 26, 2022

Having multiple business bank accounts helps keep you organized, secure, and sets you up for future financial success.

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What You Need To Know Before Financing Used Equipment

What You Need To Know Before Financing Used Equipment

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Dec 16, 2021

There are important factors you should research before purchasing used equipment. Financing used equipment is made easy with the right financing source.

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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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