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Business Operations, Commercial Lending, Small Business, Business Banking

A Blueprint for Construction Loans

By: Paul Cardarella

If your business requires a physical location, one of the biggest dilemmas can be whether to build, buy, or rent. In truth, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to that question. The most important thing to remember is, the answer that's best for you and your business should be based on facts and not fear of the unknown.

If your business requires a physical location, one of the biggest dilemmas can be whether to build, buy, or rent. In truth, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to that question. The most important thing to remember is, the answer that's best for you and your business should be based on facts and not fear of the unknown.

When it comes to customer retention and acquisition, there are some less obvious, but particularly important, characteristics worth remembering. Here are three for your consideration.

What do your business plans look like as the pandemic gets farther from sight in the rear-view mirror? Here are a few important questions to consider, as you determine your path forward.

Don’t miss an opportunity for a quick system check of your security procedures to make sure you catch any vulnerabilities before someone else finds them. Here are five places to start.

For business, both ACH and wire transfers have payment advantages and disadvantages. Let’s look at them across six key categories.

Increasingly, companies are tapping candidates whose educational backgrounds might once have been considered non-traditional for leadership roles.

Our fraud mitigation techniques can also improve your business's efficiency and reduce costs. It’s a win-win-win!

Healthy relationships are vital to a business’s long-term success. Unfortunately, it is easy to take them for granted. Here are signs of decline to watch for.

Here are some tips to help prepare you for the financial risks you may face at each stage of your business’ life.

How you think about your bank can impact your business.

No business could have predicted the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. The lesson? We should all make the time to plan for the unexpected.

There are many reliable, secure alternative means of sending and receiving payments that don’t rely on envelopes of paper hand-delivered to your mailbox.

Conventional wisdom among grief counselors holds that going through hard times does not create problems in a relationship. It amplifies them.

Every craftsman knows there are multitudes of ways to construct a beautiful piece of furniture. The same holds true for commercial financing.

Here are some ideas to consider for safeguarding your cash flow and securing your organization’s financial position.

Key-person insurance should be considered to protect your business by giving you the financial wherewithal to regroup in the event of their loss.

There are tools that can help you create efficiency in your cash flow cycle. Where are you currently spending your time, and where would you like to?

In the last two years I have not spoken with a business owner or human resources manager, regardless of the industry, that is not having difficulty finding employees.

You're ready for the next steps for your business. But do you know how to prepare for those next steps?

Getting paid quickly helps control cash flow. A well-crafted email can actually help your invoices get paid faster! The following tips can help.

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