Article from Risk and Insurance
Interesting summary article discussing the shortage of drivers contrasted with the increased regulation by the government.
Following is a very nice summary of the local commercial real estate market that was recently published in a newsletter from Mitch Simonson at Chadwick Appraisals. It gives a top level view of the various building/construction segments. Of concern was the over-building of higher level apartment buildings last year but this analysis seems to put it
We enjoyed exhibiting, recently, at a community banking show. We learned much about the industry, gaining insights into some of the updated regulations as well as making some wonderful long term connections! “Helping you, help your Clients” was the adopted tag line.
The National Small Business Association just released a survey on business taxation. Some of the information was interesting and can serve as a good benchmarking tool.
A random sampling survey of manufacturer’s was completed last November by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis. You can download the survey by going to this link. As a quick summary, “most of Minnesota’s manufacturers expect business conditions in 2017 to improve or be the same
The SBA has issued the Small Business Resource Guide for 2017 and can be found at the following link: Small Business Resource Guide 2017 For growing businesses, another great resource is Invoice Funding/Factoring. Check out the information or contact us to find out more!
We recently had the opportunity to present the concept of Invoice Factoring: A Tool for Growth to a group of small manufacturers. In all cases, the concept of being able to generate over 3 times more sales/bottom line dollars by simply reducing the time it takes to get paid, was well understood and received (an
Last month, Partners Funding, Inc. had a Ribbon Cutting ceremony with Sioux Falls Chamber. I wanted to thank everyone involved in setting it up as well as attending. A very fun and professional event!
Something many people are probably not aware of is the declaration that September is “National Preparedness Month”. The SBA advises not to wait until after a disaster strikes to make a plan. Some businesses look at this similar to planning for failure. However, and from talking with several businesses, having a semblance of a plan
An interesting article is included (click here) talking about extending credit to your customers as a “loan”. Like any loan there is a chance it can go “bad”. In reading the article, our advantages came to light in that we provide credit checks at no charge, helping your business make the best decision. As far
We participated in a live radio broadcast a few weeks ago and posted the script on our LinkedIn page. Very helpful information on how Factoring can work for your business in certain situations. Not having done too many of these in the past, it was interesting that I was informed 2 minutes prior to broadcast that the