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How well do you know The Masters?
  • Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 at 12:05 pm
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Some of us here at Mercantile are pretty avid golf fans (yours truly included…and let me emphasize that I’m a fan…I wouldn’t call myself an avid golfer). The Masters golf tournament is this weekend, and I can’t wait to see what happens this year at Augusta National. Tony and Sean, two of our Senior Loan Read More »

Shattering records like The Avengers…sort of…

Just like The Avengers, which broke the all-time record this year for an opening weekend (making $207.4 million at the box office), this has been a record-smashing year for Mercantile Capital Corporation so far. In just the first six months of 2012, we’ve closed one more loan than we did in all of 2011 (which 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 »

Andrea Bocelli’s Tribute to Whitney Houston
  • Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 at 1:42 pm
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This past Sunday night in Orlando, world-famous Italian tenor, Andrea Bocelli performed a Valentine’s Day concert.  It was just a day after the passing of Whitney Houston.  Always the gentleman, Bocelli dedicated this song/prayer to her before the live Orlando audience (including Chris and his wife).  After listening and watching, if you’d like to watch 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 »