2016: More Profits, Less Chocolate

  • Posted by Saundra Phillips
  • On January 5, 2016
The year 2016 has arrived and with it, our annual declarations of New Year’s resolutions and fresh starts.  My resolutions this year are to win the lottery, compete on Dancing with the Stars (as a star of course), and limit myself to only ONE pound of chocolate per day.  In reality, statistics show that only […]
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Building a Relationship You Can Bank On

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On February 12, 2015
Business relationships are important to overall business success, and far too few borrowers continue in a meaningful relationship with their lender after their loan has closed. In many cases, an adversarial type relationship develops over time. A common perception is that bankers only want to assist you when you don’t need them. Mark Twain even […]
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Know When to Hold Them, Know When to Fold Them…

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On February 12, 2015
Most business owners assume they will go out on top when they are ready. They think they will sell their business at just the right point and cash out like a poker player who walks away from the table after winning a huge pot; rarely is this the case. All too often the business begins […]
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The ABCs of CDCs

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On February 12, 2015
When most people hear the acronym CDC they think of the Center for Disease Control. Although this is a critical organization in terms of maintaining the health of our nation, there is another type of organization known as a CDC that can be critical to the health of your small business. Certified Development Companies are […]
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Oh No! I’m Out of Cash Again!!

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On February 9, 2015
Many owners of profitable small businesses cannot understand how they get in a cash crunch dilemma on a regular basis. Their accountant assures them that they are really making money and they pay taxes on the profits, but the balance in their bank account is often in the red. This predicament is generally caused by […]
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