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Happy New Year from the SBA 504 Experts!
  • Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 5:39 pm
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We at Mercantile Capital Corporation have a reputation for working hard and playing hard. I believe we earn that reputation every year, and that’s why the Holiday Season is a welcome one for us. It’s sort of a chance to catch our breath as we launch into the New Year. We’re still working terribly hard, Read More »

Christmas and Capitalism (not as unrelated as you may think) . . .

I read an email the other day from one of my favorite economists, Brian Wesbury. I like him because he’s usually a contrarian, voicing opinions very different from most others, and he’s generally an optimist like me (though we seem to have almost gone “out of fashion” these past few years). I’ve copied Brian’s message Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving and Small Business Saturday . . .

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Thanksgiving is one of my all-time favorite holidays. Even though I’ll probably eat too much (and regret it later), I look forward to spending time with my family and friends every year. Before I clear out of the office for the long weekend, I’d like to Read More »

“When is the right time to buy commercial property?”
  • Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 10:40 am
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This is a question I hear a lot from small business owners. Especially lately — everybody wants to know whether right now is a good time to make the move from renting to owning their commercial property. This may not surprise you, but I say that now IS a good time to buy commercial property. Read More »

In the wake of the mid-term elections . . .

I wrote a blog post for commercialdeals.com/blog that was posted last night. They had asked for my take on the mid-term elections, and I thought you might find this interesting. There were five top issues for small businesses in this year’s mid-term election, and these same things should be carefully watched during the next two Read More »