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Lasertron FEC center to open in Henrietta

Check out the latest news from our FEC customer, Jim Kessler who is under construction for a Lasertron FEC in Rochester, NY. Construction started three months ago, and more than $4.2 million will be invested in the new business. Lasertron will … read more

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How We are Different from Traditional Lenders

With over 60 years of experience in poultry financing, it’s clear that we are devoted to both the industry and the loan process. Industry knowledge and lending expertise are just two of the benefits of working with Live Oak Bank. … read more

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Veterinary Practice Financing: Real Estate

What You Need to Know About Veterinary Practice Financing One opportunity for an owner to best position the business and increase future wealth is to own the building where the practice is located. In recent years, commercial real estate values … read more

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Dental Practice Marketing Tips

Dental Practice Marketing Tactics to Attract New Patients Word-of-mouth recommendations aren’t the only way to attract new patients to your practice. Even allocating a portion of your budget to marketing could help grow your practice. Most dentists today have a website to … read more

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Pharmacy Lending Podcast for Pharmacy Podcast

Join Jimmy Neil as he discusses Pharmacy Lending in the Podcast from Pharmacy Podcast. This is the first in a series offered on the topic of pharmacy lending.

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North Bay Business Journal Features Roger Stockton

North Bay bank features Roger Stockton, Small Business Administration loan officer, including his favorite SBA lending stories, and recent bank news. Significant news at your bank: Live Oak Bank announced a new lending division in January 2015 offering financing to the Wine and … read more

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Three Ways Community Pharmacies Support the Community

What makes independent community pharmacies so special? Customers have a myriad of options when purchasing over-the-counter medications or filling prescriptions, and sometimes chain pharmacies seem to be more convenient or just easier than visiting the local community pharmacy. Let’s remember: supporting your … read more

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What is Cash Flow? | Manage Business Expenses

Manage Business Expenses The first step in improving your cash flow is to manage business expenses. If you are not doing so already, start tracking your spending. How much goes towards inventory each month? How about payroll, loan payments, and insurance? Keep … read more

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Practice Expansion Financing

What You Need to Know About Practice Expansion Financing Increasingly, entrepreneurial veterinarians are becoming multipractice owners. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, 42 percent of veterinarians are practice owners, and the number is rising. Financing an additional practice – … read more

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Q+A: Are You Looking to Acquire a Firm?

1) How should you prepare yourself and your firm for making an acquisition? First, make your business scalable by building an infrastructure that will give you the capacity to handle acquisitions. Then, make sure to have enough advisors to handle … read more