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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 »

Independence for Entrepreneurs…

I’ve always said that owning your own commercial property is one of the best strategies for small business owners to create wealth…and gain independence from the tyranny of the typical. If you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, this won’t sound surprising coming from me. I’ve posted the following video for the “uninitiated” Read More »

Social Madness: Round One…

So, we’ve made it through the qualifying stage of Social Madness, and Round One starts today! Thanks for voting for us — it really means a lot to everybody here at Mercantile that we got as many votes as we did and are the second seed in Round One (it’s bracketed, like March Madness…hence the Read More »

Joshie at the Ritz-Carlton: An Extraordinary Customer Experience…

Lately, I’ve been doing a little more traveling that I would like to. When I was younger, it wasn’t as big a deal…but now I’d much rather be home to spend time with my family. I was in Los Angeles about six weeks ago on one of these recent business trips, and it happened to 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 »