Home Loan Review

How to Avoid Overpaying for Your Mortgage

by Jeremy Thuveson Buying a new home can be very exciting. However the mortgage process can be overwhelming; seeing the paperwork and numbers that cause stomachs to drop, coining the phrase “sign your life away.” Some may concede in negotiating, others do not know they can. Generally, people want to be in their new home…

2018 Taxes

Preparing your 2018 Taxes

What you should know about the changes in the Tax Law    By Brent Forbush, Special to bizNEVADA The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) contains a treasure trove of tax breaks for businesses. Here are the most important changes in the new law that will affect businesses and their owners. New 21% corporate tax…

Commercial Insurance

How To Weather The Worst Of Storms In Your Business

 by Scott Menath, Special to bizNEVADA Many people watched the news with horror as Hurricane Michael swept through Florida and Georgia last month. How could anyone defend themselves against this threat?   The impact of the hurricane’s sustained 155 miles per hour winds was almost complete in its devastation of Mexico Beach, a shoreline community…

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The Big Power of Small Businesses

  by Corrine Casanova According to the U.S. Small Business Administration(SBA), over half of the U.S. workforce either owns or works for a small business. In fact, small businesses create two out of every three net new jobs in the private sectors. Rachel Dahl, a sixth generation Nevadan, has been the Senior Area Manager of…

7 Myths About SBA 504 Loans

7 Myths About SBA 504 Loans

by Evan Dickson, President, Nevada State Development Corporation The following seven myths and facts refer to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Commercial Loan Program. MYTH 1: It takes four to six months to get a loan approval. Fact: You can obtain an SBA approval as quickly as ten business days. Tip: Provide your lender with a complete…

Factoring— The Loan Alternative

Factoring— The Loan Alternative

   By: Craig A. Ruark A loan is a loan whether it is a government-backed SBA loan, a secured equity loan through a bank, or a personal loan through an associate, each of them has a principal and interest amount that must be paid back, either in a lump sum or over time. Many times,…