posted by Jason Walters on 8/27/2020
When it comes to qualifying for an SBA loan, a borrower's credit score is an important consideration when making approval decisions. Learn more about how your personal credit score affects you as a business owner.
posted on 6/23/2020
Restructuring debt with a 7(a) loan from the Small Business Administration (SBA) can be a strategic financial move that many businesses haven't considered.
posted by Ryan Collins on 6/17/2020
Now may the right time to give the 7(a) program a fresh look. Here's an overview of what it can offer.
posted by Jasmyne Green on 4/27/2020
We've compiled a list of resources to help you keep your business running during this difficult time. From Coronavirus scams to watch out for, to Treasury Management and Merchant Services solutions, we hope this article is helpful.
posted by Jasmyne Green on 4/6/2020
To help you through the Paycheck Protection Program application process, we've covered all of the important points you need to know about this program.
posted by Jasmyne Green on 3/27/2020
An overview of the resources available to small business owners in Iowa.
posted by Katie Hansen on 8/6/2019
With these steps in mind, along with the awareness of potential fraud, you'll discover how to protect your livelihood and those who rely on you.
posted by Jasmyne Green on 6/25/2019
Matt Jenkins, LSB Treasury Management Sales Manager, answers some of the most common questions around Treasury Management services at Lincoln Savings Bank.
posted by Jasmyne Green on 4/29/2019
According to a study conducted by Iowa State University, an estimated 70% of farms and farmland will transition ownership in the next 20 years and fewer than 50% of farmers have estate plans. Do you have a plan in place?
posted by Jasmyne Green on 2/28/2019
Who provides the better lease option - a dealer or a bank?
posted by Chris Frischmeyer on 2/22/2019
Questions to ask yourself before you decide to lease or buy new farm equipment.
posted by Sara Forrester on 2/20/2019
Are you deciding to invest in a new tractor or combine this year, is leasing or purchasing a better option?
posted on 1/10/2019
If you're looking to start a business, or need to give your business a boost, a business loan is the way to go. Learn more about how to be prepared for that loan evaluation.
posted on 1/9/2019
Your business needs capital, these tips will help you learn how to get more of the different types.
posted on 11/30/2018
Angela Harrington took on the challenge of making Hotel Grinnell into what it is today.
posted on 7/12/2018
Read how a small town in Iowa used equipment leasing to build a new emergency services structure.
If you're a business that may have limited capital or needs new equipment frequently to stay competitive, exploring your leasing options may be more beneficial.
Does a loan or lease better suit your business when it comes to acquiring new equipment?
posted on 5/24/2018
Payments fraud has been an ongoing problem and shows no signs of letting up. The more you can understand about fraud, the more prepared you can be.
posted on 2/6/2017
Business Owners: Learn from other peoples' mistakes when applying for Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans.