Ladies, Let's Talk Business...

03/28/2018

Resources for Female Entrepreneurs In honor of Women’s History Month, we want to highlight some small business resources that are specifically dedicated to female entrepreneurs. Creating a network of like-minded individuals is beneficial for anyone looking to pursue a business venture, especially...

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The Benefits of Bank Trainings

03/14/2018

We know the Small Business Administration loan programs can be overwhelming... so to help your lending team navigate the loan process, Colorado Lending Source is proud to offer bank trainings! Bank trainings are a great opportunity for lenders who are looking to learn more about the SBA loan...

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Why are men disappearing from the U.S. labor force?

03/07/2018

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City recently published a studious Economic Review article looking at why... ... the labor force participation rates among prime aged males has declined so rapidly over the last two decades. The author of the article argued that the primary reason why fewer and...

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A 5 Step Guide to Starting a Business

02/23/2018

There are many different things to consider when starting a business. The process may seem overwhelming, daunting or even terrifying at times, but there are a variety of resources and steps you can take to get your business off the ground.

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On this day in 1779 …

02/14/2018

On this day in 1779 … A few years after “discovering” Australia, Captain James Cook had sighted and anchored off the Islands of Hawaii in January 1778, where he spent two weeks trading and taking on food and water in preparation for his exploration of the coast of North America and Alaska, in...

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Turning Side Hustles into Dream Businesses....

02/08/2018

Living with a gluten allergy can be incredibly limiting, especially when it comes to indulging in dessert! But Jessica Berry, owner of Bosco Baking Company, is making access to gluten-free goodies more available and more delicious than ever before.

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On this day in 38 BC...

01/18/2018

Octavius divorced his wife Scribonia, obviously a writer, to marry Livia Drusilla, not a writer but active on social media nevertheless, ending the fragile peace that existed between the son of the greatest general the Roman Republic ever saw, Pompey, and the Second Triumvirate, a hastily created...

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On this day in 1642 …

12/14/2017

Abel “Baker” Tasman, a Dutch seafarer, explorer, and wooden clog merchant, arrived in New Zealand hoping to unload his inventory of odd sized wooden shoes to the residents. He had previously called at Van Diemen’s Land (now called Tasmania) en route but was unable to sell or trade anything there so...

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On this date on 1806...

11/17/2017

Lieutenant Zebulon Pike was meandering across the continent and noticed, off in the distance, a huge mountain peak near the Colorado foothills, which eventually was called Pikes Peak (and not Pike’s Peak because obviously Zebulon didn’t own it). The Pike Expedition, as it was called, was a military...

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Mesa County & SBA Lending

11/01/2017

$14 Million in SBA Loans Issued in Mesa County An article posted by The Business Times discusses SBA lending in Mesa County. Colorado Lending Source issued three Small Business Administration 504 loans in this county. "Nearly $14 million worth of loans were issued in Mesa County during the 2017...

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