All Posts Tagged: lending

When concentration is a big problem for a small business

Don Mercer
Posted by Don Mercer
Small Business Banking
Male employee in a green apron sliding a pizza into the oven on a long-handled spatula.

From a lender’s perspective, 20% of total sales to a single customer of the business is a red flag.

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Numbers Count: Mortgage applications surge in early October

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Rear view of young couple with baby outdoors looking at a new house.

Here’s my take on the key numbers on the housing market this week.

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3 common mistakes to avoid in small business planning

Don Mercer
Posted by Don Mercer
Small Business Banking
Business woman holding tablet looking at notes on bulletin board

Many entrepreneurs fly by the seat of their pants as they attempt to keep “all the balls in the air.”

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U.S. Outlook: Are small businesses joining the expansion?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing rise in confidence of small business owners

Two new data points suggest that small businesses are finally getting in the economic expansion act. Plus: Workers are quitting more.

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