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Lessons from Capitol Hill: How NOT to Negotiate…
  • Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 1:46 pm
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Even though 2013 is now three days old, let me officially wish you a Happy New Year! Like me, I’m sure you can look back at 2012 and see the varying highs and lows that have brought us to where we are now, but let’s not dwell too long on the past. Let’s learn what Read More »

The SBA Should NOT Be Abolished…

The Wall Street Journal announced last week that an upcoming special report will explore the pros and cons of abolishing the U.S. Small Business Administration. This comes in response to President Obama wanting to consolidate a handful of government agencies, and while I’m generally all for streamlining and simplifying government, I’m against what’s being proposed Read More »

A Record-Breaking Year for Mercantile and Small Business Lending
  • Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 12:20 pm
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At Mercantile Capital Corporation, we issue press releases fairly regularly to update our industry and the news media on what we’re up to — recent closed loans, monthly and yearly totals, etc. I know these are not nearly as personable as our usual blog posts and videos, but I think our readers (you) might be Read More »

Santa Claus, Coca-Cola and Mercantile…

True or False: Santa’s red-and-white garb was invented by Coca-Cola for their advertising in the 1930s. I was reading an article about the recent white Coke cans — the ones with polar bears on them. Coke abruptly discontinued them after lots of people mistook them for Diet Coke and complained (they were all surprised by Read More »

Interest Rates Keep Getting Better for Small Businesses…
  • Thursday, September 8th, 2011 at 9:17 am
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There may never be a better time than now for small business owners to buy already discounted commercial property, while financing it with the lowest interest rates on record! This is how America’s courageous business owners can better create wealth for themselves…and get our economy back on track at the same time. I reported earlier Read More »