Small Business

Choosing a Bank for Your Business

June 23, 2015

Business owners have many decisions to make. One of the most important is choosing the right bank. Many banks – community, regional and national – offer a range of commercial banking services. How can business owners determine which is best for them? Business owners should select a bank that can address the company’s unique financial […]

Cash Management for Your Small to Medium-Sized Business

June 4, 2015

Dealing with your small to medium-sized business’ (SMB) finances can be overwhelming and time-consuming. As an owner, your busy schedule doesn’t leave room for frequent trips or calls to the bank. You need a cash management strategy that will help you save time so you can focus your energy on growing your business. The following […]

Selecting a Lender for Your Maryland Commercial Construction Project

March 19, 2015

Selecting a lender to finance your Maryland commercial construction project doesn’t have to be daunting. As long as you carefully research several banks, considering services offered and areas of expertise, you’ll find the one that best fits your needs and goals. Here’s what to look for: Local Banks Local banks are the best option for […]

How to Get a Maryland Business Line of Credit to Finance Growth

August 27, 2014

Managing a small business growth spurt is a challenging experience for business owners. Oftentimes an initial cash outlay is needed to take advantage of growth opportunities—whether it’s increasing manufacturing, hiring more employees, or investing in new ideas and new products. While company growth is a good thing, the popular aphorism “it takes money to make […]

5 Ways to Increase Your Line of Credit in Maryland

August 12, 2014

For many Maryland small businesses, securing a business line of credit is a considerable milestone.  As a business matures, however, it may become clear that the initial business credit line isn’t able to keep up with the growing need for financing. Here are a few ways Maryland small business’s can increase their line of credit. […]

Local Banks V. National Banks for Commercial Mortgages in Maryland

July 15, 2014

Getting a commercial mortgage loan in Maryland can seem daunting, especially for small business owners who are just setting foot in the commercial real estate market for the first time. One of the biggest causes for stress is simply the fact that for many people, a commercial mortgage is the single largest loan they will […]

3 Things You Should Know About Real Estate Lending in Maryland

June 4, 2014

With the U.S. economy on the road to recovery and banks feeling more comfortable with lending, commercial real estate lending is expected to pick up significantly over the coming year nationwide as well as here in Maryland. If you’re in the market for commercial real estate or want to increase your company’s assets, purchasing your […]

What’s a Small Business Term Loan And Is It Right For Me?

March 25, 2014

Is a Small Business Term Loan Right for Your Company? Looking for capital to make a large business purchase or provide working capital for your company can be a long, arduous process, with many small business owners not fully understanding the process. With so many options to consider, it can be difficult to focus in […]

How To Use A Money Market Account For Your Small Business

March 4, 2014

Advantages of Money Market Account for Small Business Money market accounts have grown in vogue for personal savings, often replacing savings accounts as the place where savvy customers park their money. This isn’t terribly surprising, since money market accounts often carry significantly higher interest rates than savings accounts, while keeping risk very low. But while […]

The Benefits of an Online Bank for Business

September 16, 2013

Online banking is nothing new these days – many individuals and businesses alike have been making the move to online banks for both the convenience and the wide range of services. However, many businesses still aren’t aware of the major benefits of online banking, and are still relegating themselves to banking in person at their […]