Rural businesses get $4.35 million boost

Banks invest an additional $4.35 million to help in rural Tennessee businesses in 2017

Eight financial institutions invest additional funds to help provide access to capital for businesses throughout rural Tennessee In partnership with the State of Tennessee and member banks of the Tennessee Bankers Association, Pathway Lending provides loans to small businesses in rural and distressed areas of the state through the Tennessee Rural Opportunity Fund. Two dozen

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Success Story: Livingston Logistic

Success Story: Livingston Logistic Corporation

Veteran entrepreneur is bringing high speed internet to rural Alabama “Internet isn’t a luxury – it’s a necessity for school work just about anything, especially in a rural area like Sylacauga and Talladega Springs,” says Livingston Logistic owner Bruce Livingston. “Out of 50 states, Alabama is 46th in internet service. But we’re hoping to change that.”

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On-Bill Financing to pay for energy projects

EE Financing: On-Bill Financing

How to use On-Bill Financing to pay for energy efficient and renewable energy projects Education is central to our mission at Pathway Lending. That’s why we’ve written this 8-part blog series to cover all the different ways to pay for energy and water efficiency projects. Today’s article is a brief introduction to On-Bill Financing and

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Energy Loan Client Success Story: Christ Presbyterian Academy

Success Story: Christ Presbyterian Academy

Independent school and parish find the bright side of energy upgrades Founded in 1981, Christ Presbyterian Church has more than 2,500 members in the Nashville area and opened the doors of Christ Presbyterian Academy in 1985. The private school now has around 1,300 students and 200 staff members in its four schools spanning preschool to

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How to buy an existing business in 8 steps

Want to buy an existing business? Here’s what you need to know. Buying an existing business has many advantages over starting an entirely new one. Existing businesses typically already have employees, clients, inventory, processes, cash flow, and historical financial performance. While operations can begin right away, buying an existing business presents several challenges that should

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Energy Services Agreement financing

EE Financing: Energy Services Agreement

How to use an Energy Services Agreement to finance energy efficiency projects Looking for ways your business or nonprofit can afford your energy efficiency upgrades or retrofits? You’ve come to the right place! Here at Pathway Lending we’re able to offer 2% rates on our energy efficiency loans, but you and your clients should be

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Client Success Story: Kiefer Manufacturing

Success Story: Kiefer Manufacturing

Local family keeps doors open for largest private employer in Hancock County When the Mayor of Hancock County, Tennessee learned the largest private employer – Kiefer Manufacturing – was planning on shuttering their local factory, he turned to David Greene Jr. and his family to see if they could keep the business up and running.

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Clarence Howard, owner of River City Railroad and Pathway Lending success story

Success Story: River City Railroad in Memphis

Memphis small business helps put trolleys back on track downtown “My daddy started this company while he was working for the Tennessee Department Correctional work release program,” says River City Railroad owner Clarence Howard. “My father met an inmate who was making a lot of money as a railroad foreman. The two partnered to start

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2017 Small Business Credit Survey

Make your voice heard by taking the 2017 Small Business Credit Survey Pathway Lending is partnering with the Federal Reserve on a Small Business Credit Survey for both pre-start and existing businesses, and we’d like you to participate.The survey is a go-to source for information about small business conditions and financing experiences. Policymakers, service providers, and

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ESPC financing

EE Financing: Energy Savings Performance Contracts

How Energy Savings Performance Contracts can pay for your client’s energy efficiency upgrades As part of our Energy Efficiency Loan Program, we’re exploring 8 ways businesses, nonprofits, and local governments can pay for energy efficiency improvement projects. In this article, we’re discussing how to use Energy Savings Performance Contracts to pay for energy upgrades. Energy

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