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Funeral Home Lending

Jim Breaux Joins Live Oak Bank’s Funeral Home Lending Division

Live Oak Bank is pleased to welcome Jim Breaux as a Senior Loan Officer on the Funeral Home Lending Team. Breaux joins Live Oak with over 18 years of experience in the financial services industry. Most recently, Breaux served as … read more

seller carry

Learn the Benefits of Seller Carry

When deciding to sell your pharmacy, there are various ways to maximize the return on the sale, make it marketable to potential buyers, and expedite the time it takes to transition ownership. Among the many independent buyers seeking to acquire … read more

potential lender

Top Questions You Need to Ask Your Potential Lender

  Ask Your Potential Lender You’ve decided it’s time for financing for your funeral home, and you’re ready to contact a lender. Maybe it’s time to update your current facilities, refinance current debt, or buy another location. So how do … read more

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LinkedIn 101

Chances are you’ve already received an invitation to join LinkedIn. It’s is a social media site that primarily focuses on business networking, emphasizing professional networking more than personal updates. It’s extremely useful for promoting your business and recruiting employees. If you’re new … read more

cash flow

Cash Flow Analysis: Breaking Down What You Need to Know

Cash Flow Analysis Breakdown There are many components that will determine the success of your business. Education, work experience, goodwill and cash flow are key factors that will ultimately lead to your farm’s growth and profit. How are these aspects … read more

live oak customer spotlight

Dental Practice Financing Customer Spotlight

A Live Oak customer was running a successful general dentistry practice in Washington State and found that he needed room to expand. He was ready to purchase a building, but he found that having three kids and paying down student … read more

team training

Don’t Skimp on Professional Team Training

Team Training Your practice will provide better client service and patient care with a well-trained team. A solid group of support staff members will help you be more efficient and serve more patients. So how do you get your crew … read more

Gracie's Friends

Live Oak Bank Exclusively Endorsed by MFDA

Live Oak Bank and Michigan Funeral Directors Association Announce Endorsement Live Oak Bank is proud to announce an exclusive endorsement as the preferred funeral home lender by the Michigan Funeral Directors Association (MFDA). Live Oak Bank’s unique approach to lending … read more

loan closing

Understanding What Happens in Loan Closing

Loan Closing Once a commitment is made by the institution providing financing, the loan closing specialist, or closer, will prepare a closing checklist of all required documentation needed on your loan prior to closing. He or she will contact you … read more

Owning Real estate

Five Advantages of Owning Rather Than Leasing

5 Advantages of Owning Rather Than Leasing Have you thought about owning space for your practice? Many veterinary practice owners confront this question at one point or another. Should you purchase commercial property or continue to lease? The answer varies. … read more