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Starting a business? Calculate Your Startup Costs.

July 8, 2019

The Small Business Administration (SBA) reports that 30% of new businesses fail during the first two years of being open and 50% during the first five years. If you don’t want to be included in this group, place a critical focus on calculating and planning for start-up expenses and projections for your initial two years. …

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Local Banks: Invested in Their Community, Literally

April 16, 2019

When opening an account or applying for a loan, many people simply choose a bank with a familiar name that is convenient.   While the prospect of numerous branch locations and ATMs may sound appealing, people often fail to realize what they are sacrificing when working with a large bank. A number of factors can make …