Business owners turned to commercial lenders and increased their investment in equipment last month.
In addition to pressing the flesh, my mother told me not to slouch, look ‘em straight in the eye and dress “clean cut.” Although I never quite understood what clean cut meant, I don’t think she envisioned the dark, pinstriped, vested suits that I wore two decades ago during my commercial real estate and business financing career. Sure, the digital … Read More
Small business owners appear more optimistic about the prospects of their own companies.
This week, the White House unveiled a proposal to lower the U.S. corporate income tax rate from 35 percent to 28 percent.
Changing economic conditions demand modifications to lending and credit standards.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has asked Congress for more than $1 billion in 2013 so it can continue to provide small business loans to entrepreneurs seeking funding, Entrepreneur magazine reports.
The state of the small business credit market has been a matter of considerable debate in recent years.
Ten of the biggest credit unions in Wisconsin finished in the black during 2011, exemplifying a trend that can be observed nationwide.
Availability of Small Business Financing May Suffer from Political Wrangling. But Business Owners Who Prepare in Advance Can Become Positioned to Survive. Small-business owners are holding their collective breaths as President Barack Obama’s proposed budget wends its way through the politically-charged Congress. It is as much the chief executive’s opening salvo, as it is his wish list. Moreover, it is a posturing … Read More
Deryl Schuster, Midwest Community Bank, Lender Testimonial