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I regularly comment on things of interest to my target audience of business owners and entrepreneurs. Typically, you'll find the most current information on SBA loan programs, economic and entrepreneurial ideas and discussion, and much, much more.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Charles H. Green, Managing Director of the Small Business Finance Institute and regular contributor to the Coleman Report, has penned an open letter in response to comments from Jeff Sessions, Republican Senator from Alabama, that appeared in a Bloomberg BusinessWeek article yesterday. I happen t...
04/16/2014
We’re thrilled to announce something HUGE today. Ever since I got my first iPhone, I’ve wanted to make use of touchscreen technology in the small business lending industry. With the recent proliferation of biometric technology and the opportunity to work with the NSA (can’t divulge many details),...
04/01/2014
It’s been 10 years since Mercantile Capital Corporation was founded. When my business partner, Geof Longstaff, and I started this company, we got a lot of funny looks from others who thought we were crazy to put all our eggs in one basket. That metaphorical basket was (and is) the SBA 504 loan pr...
12/03/2013
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n case you’ve been living under a rock for the past month, last Friday marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. It was an event that left an indelible mark on a generation of Americans, and I know there are many who are still fascinated by talk of conspiracy ...
11/27/2013
If you’ve been keeping up with my “Five Cs” series, you’ll know there are three left that I haven’t covered (Character and Capacity are already here on the blog somewhere). I got ambitious the other day and decided to knock out the other three — Collateral, Credit Analysis, and Conditions — all a...
11/22/2013
The government shutdown — the thing that has commandeered news headlines for the past three weeks — finally came to an end last night after 16 frustrating days. Our elected officials in Congress have kicked the can far enough down the road that we can avoid widespread panic for the time being, bu...
10/17/2013
Here’s the second in my series of videos about The Five Cs of Credit. This week we’re talking about Capacity, and I’m going to give a simple explanation of what that means from a commercial lender’s perspective. Not only that, but one of our clients had an appearance on Modern Family (one of the ...
10/11/2013
From time to time, I think it’s helpful to go over the basics of what we do here at Mercantile Capital Corporation. Small business owners and their advisors choose to work with us because we make the process of purchasing commercial real estate simple. I’m not saying that commercial real estate f...
09/30/2013
I’ve been hearing and reading about who other people think the new SBA Administrator might be, so I decided to contribute to the conversation. In case you haven’t heard, the current Administrator, Karen Mills, is stepping down at the end of August and the White House has yet to name a replacement...
08/06/2013
We're in the midst of National Small Business Week, and one of the best articles I've read in the last few days was penned by Dan Danner, the President and CEO of the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB). You may also recall that I support NFIB's Young Entrepreneur Foundation thro...
06/20/2013
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