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What’s Your Story?

Have you ever picked up a menu at a restaurant and read their history on the back?

Women on the Farm

According to the new federal census, female producers increased by 27% from 2012 to 2017. Female producers now make up 30% of all U. S. farm operators. Why the increase?

Questions about Farm and Ranch Loan Financing?

How to Read a Balance Sheet for a Small Business

Reading the balance sheet isn’t everything, but it will provide a snapshot of the business’ financial health.

Quiet Quitting: What Is It and How Can You Re-Engage Those Employees?

Understanding the concept of quiet quitting can refocus your attention on your most valuable asset for delivering quality customer service: your employees. Learn what quiet quitting is and how you can address the problem.

Small Business Trends

Small businesses must remain nimble and adapt to changing economic conditions. Leveraging small business trends can help.

Poultry News & Resources

Questions about Poultry Loan Financing?

How to Read a Balance Sheet for a Poultry Farm

Looking to purchase a commercial poultry farm? One of the financial documents that can help you assess the business’ viability is a balance sheet.

How to Get High-Speed Internet in Rural Areas

In today’s world, everything requires an internet connection – keeping ahead of the weather, connecting state-of-the-art tools for monitoring the health and well-being of flocks, even tracking down supply deliveries – but rural farming areas often don’t have access to the same high-quality services offered in cities.

Is Poultry Farming for You?

Are you interested in starting your own commercial poultry farm? This can be a profitable business venture for you, but like anything, there are “pros” and “cons”.

How the FFB Poultry Lenders Go the Extra Mile for You

“Our customers may never know where our branch offices are located, but they know our cell numbers.”
– Ben Chandler, Managing Director of the Poultry Division for First Financial Bank.

The Pharmacy Business Plan: A Complete Guide

You’ve made the decision – maybe even picked out the exact property – to build or buy a pharmacy. How do you sell your vision to a funder? Your pharmacy business plan is the answer.

How to Read a Balance Sheet for an Independent Pharmacy

Have your eye on acquiring a specific independent pharmacy? You’ll want to take a look at their financial statements – including the balance sheet – before making a commitment.

Pharmacy Careers: Independent Pharmacy Owner

Are you considering or currently enrolled in pharmacy school? Are you an entrepreneur at heart? Owning your own pharmacy may be something you should explore.

Questions about Pharmacy Loan Financing?

Questions about Veterinary Loan Financing?

Questions about Pet Care Business Loan Financing?

Should You Consider Becoming a Veterinary Ophthalmologist?

Specializing in Veterinary Ophthalmology may be a path to higher income and more job satisfaction for you.

Making it Easier to Navigate the Process to Your Veterinary Loan

Thinking about buying or building a veterinary practice? Managing Director of First Financial Bank’s Professional Services Division, Schwanda Flowers, PharmD, provides some insights to help you navigate the business loan process successfully.

Business Loan Payment Calculator: Estimate the Payments for Your Veterinary Practice/Clinic Loan

Been thinking about building, buying or refinancing a loan for your veterinary practice?

Veterinary Pet Business: Opening a Second Location

Your current veterinary practice/clinic is doing well. Is it time to expand and open that second location?

Clear a Path to a Successful Pet Care Business Loan

What are some of the things you can do to make it easier for your lender to assess your business loan application? Managing Director of First Financial Bank’s Professional Services Division, Schwanda Flowers, Pharm D, provides some insights into how to remove roadblocks and smooth the path for evaluating your first pet-oriented business loan request.

Low- and No-Cost Marketing Resources for Small Businesses

Marketing is a challenge for small businesses. One in five small businesses don’t use any type of digital marketing, and one in ten small businesses don’t use marketing at all. Here are some ideas for how to find some marketing resources that are low-cost or free.

Spending Money Wisely: Giving Meaningful Gifts

Luckily you don’t have to break the bank to find a meaningful gift that your friends and loved ones will enjoy.

It’s the Season: Let’s Go Hunting … for an ATV

You count down the days to the start of hunting season.

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