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Webinar Funeral Home Acquisition: Your Opportunity for Growth

Presented by Tim Bridgers and Jim Breaux For independent funeral home owners looking to expand, acquiring an additional funeral home is an achievable way to grow. In the past, seller financing was the primary funding option, making the transition of … read more

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Free Webinar: The Facts About SBA Financing for Self-Storage

Self-Storage Webinar Alert Join Live Oak Bank‘s Terry Campbell as he explains facts about SBA Financing for the Self-Storage Industry. Specializing in the Self-Storage space allows Live Oak to offer unique insight into the details of SBA lending for the industry. … read more

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Understanding Pharmacy Financials II: Cost of Goods Sold

Understanding your Income Statement Part 2 – Cost of Goods Sold As an independent pharmacy owner you may tend to focus more on the health and services side of your business than on its numbers. While you may leave the … read more

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How to Ensure a Successful Hotel Construction Project

Before any successful commercial hotel construction project begins, an “A Team” should be assembled: lender, architect, and contractor. The team works together with the owner to ensure a successful project and supports the owner in decision-making. Some critical elements of … read more

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Understanding Pharmacy Financials I: Revenues

  As an independent pharmacy owner, you likely wear many hats. With the number of responsibilities in your day, you may wonder why adding “accountant” to the list is necessary. However, understanding your Income Statement can help you more effectively … read more


Adiós Prohibition! It’s Time to Expand Your Distillery

The recently passed California Craft Distillers Act of 2015 signals a welcomed end to prohibition era laws and ushers in the same modern growth privileges that wineries and breweries have enjoyed for years. Effective January 1, 2016, the California law … read more


The Best Tips for a Successful Insurance Agency Acquisition

Acquiring an agency or book of business can be an exciting and stressful time for an agency owner. Entering into this growth plan with strategic thought can offer great success in enhancing revenues and overall portfolio size. Consider the following … read more

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Acquisition Financing: Benefits for the Buyer and Seller

Acquisition Financing The death care industry has experienced an increase in consolidation and acquisitions in the past decade. In the 1970’s, nearly 100% of funeral homes were privately owned. Today, that number has dropped to 85%.1 This trend is likely … read more

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Big Splash in the Sonoma County Beer Industry

The guys at HenHouse Brewing in Petaluma, CA, recently finalized plans to move their brewery operations to Santa Rosa, expand their facility, and add a new taproom all thanks to unique financing obtained from Live Oak Bank. The Small Business … read more

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Dr. Leary Achieves Her Dental Practice Dreams

Customer Spotlight: Dr.Leary “My desire to become a dentist began in high school, and this desire grew while learning more about dentistry throughout college. I received my BS in Biology from Spelman College and my DDS from The University of … read more