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commercial real estate

The Advantages of Owning Commercial Real Estate

As an insurance agency owner, you may question if it’s better to lease or own the commercial real estate where your office is located. Newer agency owners may better appreciate the flexibility afforded by renting to accommodate adding new staff … read more

funeral business

How Personal Credit Impacts Your Funeral Business

Personal Credit Can Impact Your Funeral Business The current culture in funeral service presents several opportunities for growth and the need for capital. As you plan for the future, whether through adding a crematory, acquiring a neighboring funeral home or … read more

Specialty Pharmacy

Alternative Revenue Stream: Specialty Pharmacy

According to industry experts, specialty pharmacy is expanding and growing at a rate greater than any other segment of the pharmacy industry. Currently, more than 40 percent of the drugs under development are considered specialty drugs, according to a report … read more

independent agency

Carrier Distribution: The Future of the Independent Agency System

You’re a CEO of a regional insurance carrier. You learn a national broker (or a private equity backed agency) has acquired one of your largest and most profitable agents. You quickly discover the business model of the new owner is … read more

funeral home renovation

Free Webinar: Top 10 Tips for Funeral Home Renovation

Join Live Oak Bank and TWC for a free webinar on funeral home renovation! In this webinar, the funeral home experts from Live Oak Bank and TWC Construction will share their top ten tips from design to financing for funeral … read more

Insurance Agencies

FACT vs. FICTION: SBA Loans to Insurance Agencies

Loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA) are an essential element of business ownership in the USA. SBA loans tend to be borrower friendly, have simple terms and low interest rates. These loans sometimes get a bad rap when lenders … read more

poultry growers

Webinar Replay: Budgeting Best Practices for Poultry Growers

We recently held our first webinar, Budgeting Best Practices for Poultry Growers, on Wednesday, March 30th. Over the hour long presentation, Senior Loan Officer, Graham Kelly, and QuickBooks Specialist, Stephanie Dickert, covered SBA lending for the agriculture industry, budgeting for … read more

veterinary hospital design

Free Webinar: Veterinary Hospital Design 101

Veterinary Hospital Design 101: What to Expect from Finance to Construction Date: Thursday, May 19 Time: 8 PM EST Deciding to build a new facility for your veterinary practice is an exciting step in your career. However, many veterinarians don’t … read more

self-storage assets

Webinar: Financing Options for Your Self-Storage Assets

We recently participated in a webinar hosted by List Self Storage focused on financing options for your self-storage assets. Live Oak Bank’s General Manager, Terry Campbell, joined Shawn Hill of The BSC Group and Chris Jernigan of Jernigan Capital on … read more

Heartworm Awareness

Are You Ready for National Heartworm Awareness Month?

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, providing the perfect opportunity to emphasize the value of heartworm disease detection and prevention with your clients. Heartworm infection has been diagnosed in all 50 states, so no more excuses. Follow recommendations from the … read more