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Announcing Our Partnership with Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA)

Live Oak Bank is pleased to announce today its partnership with the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA). As part of the BPAA’s “Smart Buy” program, member centers will now have access to financing options specifically addressing the needs of … read more

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5 C’s of Credit | Funeral Home Lending

The changing face of the funeral industry presents both opportunities and challenges to funeral home owners. With cremation rates continuing to rise, funeral home owners are adjusting their typical business models. With aging funeral home owners passing down their businesses, … read more


3 Tips for Veterinary Construction Financing

At Live Oak Bank, we have the opportunity to finance veterinary construction projects across the country. While some factors are consistent with any industry, veterinary practices have unique requirements and considerations.  Here are 3 tips from our years of experience … read more

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​5 Things You Need To Start an Agriculture Loan

Starting The Agriculture Loan Process Thinking about taking out an agriculture loan to finance your new chicken farm? There are a few things; five to be specific, that you will need to start the process. We specialize in Agriculture construction … read more

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5 Things That Kill A Winery Deal

At Live Oak Bank, we have the opportunity to observe the development of many acquisitions and mergers. There are things that make a great winery deal: a “meeting of the minds” between buyer and seller, complementary strengths among the staffs, … read more


Succession Financing: What’s Required for a Successful Transition

By: The Live Oak Bank Funeral Home Lending Team With the baby boomer generation approaching retirement, more and more funeral home owners are preparing to transfer their businesses to new leadership. Approximately 2,000-3,000 funeral home owners are looking to affect … read more

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Staying Competitive in the New Year

A new year: The Year of the Customer The first of the year is a great time to reflect on your business and make goals to stay competitive in independent pharmacy. By all accounts pharmacy is thriving. Script counts are … read more


The Amigos’ F2FEC is Something New

You might say it is a re-imagined industry conference or you simply describe it as bigger, badder, bolder and different than any other amusement industry conference before it. Amigo architects Ben Jones, Rick Iceberg and George Smith believe this new … read more


Performance Management Webinar

By EASI-Consult What does it mean to manage performance? In this webinar, we’ll talk about 5 key steps in a Performance Management Cycle and strategies to ensure that your employees are engaged and performing to their fullest potential. You’ll also … read more

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NCPA Ownership Workshop Scholarship Application

Live Oak Bank, in conjunction with the NCPA Ownership Academy, is proud to announce an Ownership Workshop Scholarship Program. Ownership Workshops are specifically designed for pharmacists considering pharmacy ownership or desiring additional management skills. The Workshop will assist pharmacists in … read more