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What You Need to Know About Financing an Independent Pharmacy
Business LendingSmall Business

What You Need to Know About Financing an Independent Pharmacy

Owning an independent pharmacy can be challenging, but it isn’t impossible with the right preparation and lender.

Family Entrepreneurship Thrives With SBA Financing
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Family Entrepreneurship Thrives With SBA Financing

When the owners of a Texas traffic control company decided to retire, the company's business manager Trevor Davis and his wife, Krista, stepped up to go into business as a family. With the help of SBA financing from Byline Bank, the couple now owns and operates Redbird Barricades.

From Business Bank to Financing Partner
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From Business Bank to Financing Partner

Charles Nkuku bought Lehman Midtown True Value Hardware shortly after graduating from college, and he’s still the proud owner 35 years later, along with the support and partnership of Byline Bank.

Building a Business from Art and Passion
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Building a Business from Art and Passion

Chicago native Jorge Gonzalez needed a banking partner that was genuinely invested in his company’s journey. Though a line of credit from Byline, Jus Studios was propelled from a word-of-mouth startup to a flourishing enterprise with an expanding client base.

How an SBA Loan Turned an Idea into Reality
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How an SBA Loan Turned an Idea into Reality

Andrew Peontke was initially hesitant about becoming a business owner, but an SBA loan from Byline Bank empowered him to realize his entrepreneurial dream.

Empowering Dreams with Community Impact
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Empowering Dreams with Community Impact

Inspired by his experiences abroad and driven by a passion for providing exceptional childcare, Air Force veteran Nick Plummer wanted to establish a Spanish-immersion childcare center that aligned with his values.

Empower Your Savings: A Guide to Understanding Money Market Accounts and CDs
Personal Finances

Empower Your Savings: A Guide to Understanding Money Market Accounts and CDs

High-yield accounts are a great way to build up your emergency fund or save for a specific goal, especially when interest rates are elevated. Get to know the differences between money market accounts and certificates of deposit—and which option may be best for your needs.

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Understanding HOA Loans: When and How to Secure a Community Loan
Business Lending

Understanding HOA Loans: When and How to Secure a Community Loan

Homeowners associations (HOAs) exist to keep communities thriving. Sometimes the need for major repairs and improvements requires additional financial support. Here’s what Chicagoland HOAs should know about obtaining and repaying an HOA loan.

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Inflation Forced Small Business Owners to Pivot, and It’s Finally Paying Off
Business PlanningSmall Business

Inflation Forced Small Business Owners to Pivot, and It’s Finally Paying Off

Two reports detail the large impact inflation has had on small businesses, and how they’ve had to reinvent themselves to stay afloat.

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A Business Owner’s Guide to Franchise Financing
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A Business Owner’s Guide to Franchise Financing

If you’re seeking funding for your franchise, look for a lender who won’t put you in a box and shares your commitment to growing your business.

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9 Steps to Grow Your Business Through Acquisition
Business Planning

9 Steps to Grow Your Business Through Acquisition

How to ride the "silver tsunami" to growth and sustainability with an entrepreneurship through acquisition strategy.

3-5 minute read
Want to Make Your Business More Sustainable? Nonprofits Can Help
Business Planning

Want to Make Your Business More Sustainable? Nonprofits Can Help

Whether you want to go carbon neutral or simply reduce your energy usage, the right experts can help you navigate the best path forward.

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