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Articles by Paul Long that help local Tacoma area Small Businesses improve their business, start a business, or assist with getting a small business loan.


https://www.spreaker.com/user/keeba/a-visit-with-paul-long-of-timberland-ban   On The Disrupters Paul Long offers some tips on “What to say to your banker when seeking a loan”.


  By Paul Long |  March 4, 2018 If you are looking for a business loan, making sure you have good credit and have reasonable time in business, then you are on the right track. However, understanding how a bank Read more…


By Paul Long October 15, 2017 Lines of Credit are great tools for small businesses! Lines of credit are for businesses who want to borrow money on demand for short term purchases. Do you need funds quickly to purchase inventory Read more…


By: Paul Long Many people don’t realize that there are more options than just a traditional mortgage loan to purchase a Single Family Home, Duplex, Triplex and 4-Plex that would be used as a rental. Most people thing think that Read more…


By Paul Long– Written and Published in the Business Examiner December 2016 Starting and growing a small business in is not an easy task. As a lender dedicated to helping small businesses it is absolutely humbling to hear stories about how Read more…


By Paul Long   August 2016 When I talk with business owners there are always questions and assumptions that get brought up when talking about loans. Most Americans understand basic consumer loans, there are your traditional term loans, lines of Read more…


June 2016- By Paul Long As a banker for 19 years it is always amazing to me how people “pitch” there loan idea to me. I have had very formal presentations, I have had phone calls that made no since, Read more…


April, 2016 Getting a loan for your small business can be difficult for some. Maybe you just started your business or maybe you have been in business for years but had a hard year financially or some credit problems in Read more…


By Paul Long January 2016 The Commercial Real Estate Market is moving well in the Puget Sound area. Vacancy rates are down and lease rates are up. According to INFORUM, Commercial Property Revenue is foretasted to grow at an annual Read more…


How To Speak Bank by Paul Long- 2013 Do you ever feel like to need a finance degree to understand some of the terminology when you apply for a business bank loan? A good banker will always help guide you through Read more…

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2018 South Sound Small Business VIRTUAL Summit

Were you able to attend the 2018 South Sound Small Business Summit? We have good news for you. This year we created the 2018 South Sound VIRTUAL Small Business Summit. For $15 you have the ability to ... See more

**THIS GIVES YOU ACCESS TO VIDEO OF THE 2018 SOUTH SOUND SMALL BUSINESS SUMMIT ** Did you miss the 2018 South Sound Small Business Summit on May 1st 2018? That is ok, you can attend online! $15.00 ... See more

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Great Small Business Roundtable with the Tacoma Chamber Staff. Today we talked about employee motivation and maximizing per hour employees. Join us at Tacoma Clarion Inn Near JBLM 1st Wednesday of ... See more

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The Student Loan Report - Private Student Loans, Student Loan Refinancing, & Industry News

Studentloans.net research finds the average debt burden carried by a college graduate as of the end of 2016 was $27,857.

Walmart Employees Can Pay $1 Per Day to Go to College by Andrew Rombach | Jun 5, 2018 | National News, News | 0 On May 30th, Walmart announced that they would pay for the large majority of their ... See more

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