How to Apply for Financing

Sooner or later, every small business needs to borrow money. You may need to manage your cash flow, increase your working capital, or have cash on hand to finance growth. Many entrepreneurs and small business owners know when it’s time to consider financing, but what...

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Time Saving Tips for Small Businesses

The life of a small business owner can seem like a never-ending “to do” list. There are countless small tasks that keep both you and employees busy, leaving little time to focus on the bigger issues like improving operations and finding new customers. No matter what...

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Small Business How To: Plugging Profit Leaks

It’s National Hole in the Bucket Day. This got us thinking about the ways small businesses can leak profits. If you imagine your business is a bucket and the water inside is your profit, you probably spend plenty of time and energy on increasing sales in order to fill...

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Who’s Who at Summit: Violet Hickox

Relationships matter here at Summit Financial Resources. We believe it’s just as important for you to get to know us as it is for us to get to know you, so we’re giving you the inside scoop on our senior management, sales, and relationship management teams. We asked...

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Time to Hire an HR Person?

One of the major challenges of growing a business is managing and servicing the needs of an expanding workforce. When small businesses are just getting off of the ground, it is typical for the owner to oversee the basic human resources functions, such as posting job...

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