Category Archives: 3rd Party Articles

Articles by 3rd party authors that help local Tacoma area Small Businesses improve there business, start a business, or assist with getting a small business loan.


Seven Ways to Prepare for an Economic Slowdown From the Puget Sound Business Journal   Small-business owners can take comfort in how the Puget Sound economy keeps humming along. Employment for non farm jobs in King County grew 3.4% in Read more…


Published Tue, Mar 12 2019 • 8:30 AM EDT • Updated Tue, Mar 12 2019 • 11:33 AM EDT Emmie Martin- CNBC The typical American household has an average of $8,863 in an account at a bank or credit union, according to Read more…


By BANKRATE STAFF JANUARY 3, 2019 Claudia Ramos, graphic designer and illustrator from North Hollywood, California, dreams of turning her side business, Claudia Ramos Designs, into a full-time gig. Her dreams are specific: She’d like to see her work and that of Read more…


Lack of funding can lead to unique challenges for disabled business owners By Andrew Paniello  |  Published: January 17, 2019 In 2017 the United States Congress quietly made the move to decrease provisions that enable the Small Business Administration (SBA) to make Read more…


by Kevin Perk Unless you are sitting on a pile of cash, the purchase of your buy and hold properties are going to have to be financed through some type of loan.  The first few loans for your investment properties Read more…


BY DON DOMAN “Commercial is very different from residential in the fact that appraisals are much more subjective in nature,” says Scott Everett, founder and president of Supreme Lending, a mortgage lender in Dallas. “Much of the value derived from a Read more…


by: Wendy Bignon If so, take a minute to go through each and every item in that wallet. There are some things you should surely throw away, and there are others you should take out and file away immediately to Read more…


The City of Tacoma Community & Economic Development Office created a great PowerPoint about investing in Tacoma. Curious to know what is in the works on being built. Check it out!


by Due.com Thinking of starting or growing your small business? If you’ve been considering quitting your job to start working for yourself, money may be a major concern. Being self-employed comes with quite a few out-of-pocket costs along with the Read more…


by Yumi Clark Whether you’re running an established small business or just starting your journey toward entrepreneurship, it’s safe to assume most business owners are on the hunt for new ways to grow their enterprise and improve their bottom line. And Read more…