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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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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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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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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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Succession Planning In Turbulent Times

Succession Planning In Turbulent Times

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jan 22, 2021

Business succession planning can be difficult in times of economic uncertainty. Here are tips for creating a clear and effective plan for your business.

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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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Veteran-Owned Businesses Embrace Government Contracting

Veteran-Owned Businesses Embrace Government Contracting

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Nov 06, 2020

The SBA’s Veteran Institute For Procurement program offers training and networking to succeed in government contracting.

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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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How COVID-19 Is Impacting Taxes For Small Businesses

How COVID-19 Is Impacting Taxes For Small Businesses

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jun 29, 2020

The CARES Act is changing the way small business owners are looking at their tax situations. Here are nine changes you need to be aware of.

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