Category Archives: Articles by Paul Long

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.

2015 In 2008, getting credit was difficult for small businesses and it held back the US economy. Now in 2015, the economy is getting better and banks are lending for real estate, equipment and working capital needs. There is no Read more…

2013 With a typical organization losing 5% of its revenue to fraud each year, it’s no wonder that Banks has created Treasury Management Products that protect business with fraud and ways to make payment to vendors and suppliers easier and Read more…

2013 When you sit down with a financial institution, here are some of the things banks are looking for and questions they will ask. Financial presentation: Be prepared to provide three years of business and personal tax returns as well as Read more…

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The Bureau of Engraving and Printing makes 38 Million notes a day

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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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The brand is calling the initiative Legal-Ade.

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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 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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