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20Mar 2024

Mastering the flow

For individuals and businesses alike, healthy cash flow is the lifeblood of financial stability. But managing cash effectively can be tricky, demanding constant vigilance and strategic planning.

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21Feb 2024

SBA shares progress in small business lending

The United States Small Business Administration (SBA) recently shared numbers around its progress in small business lending for the year as it has increased the number and dollar amount of loans across several small business capital programs.

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24Jan 2024

Tips for small business owners

Every year American taxpayers confront what is arguably one of the more complex tax codes in the world. Small business owners navigate additional layers of nuanced tax rules.

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20Dec 2023

Small business report

Optimism continues to decrease among small business owners due to inflation and labor scarcities, according to a recent report by the National Federation of Independent Business.

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06Dec 2023

Regaining independence

Dittmer, a body shop professional by trade, coupled his personal and career expertise to begin serving the broader mobility-impaired community.

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09Nov 2023

Combining great food and golf

“I love being part of a community, getting to know my customers on a personal level and having them enjoy great food.” – Robin Steffen, owner of The Rough Bar & Grill

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09Nov 2023

Oster Jewelers

“Each piece we offer is more than an accessory; it’s part of a client’s unique story.” - Melissa and Jeremy Oster, owners of Oster Jewelers

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09Nov 2023

More than a bookstore

“We are a community gathering place disguised as a bookstore and café. We encourage people to linger and make our space a second home.” – Danielle Skov, owner of Off The Beaten Path.

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09Nov 2023

Proud of our vibe

“Good people, good energy, and hard work. We've created a warm environment that our customers love. We're very proud of our vibe.” – John Jenkins, owner of the Laughing Goat.

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09Nov 2023

From trucking titan to pizza pioneer

"Building businesses is my superpower. Through pizza, I'm not just feeding hunger; I'm nurturing futures and making a difference in young lives." - Mark Anderson, Founder of Pappy's Pizza

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09Nov 2023

Serving the backcountry community

“Being in communities were people value the outdoors and make it such a priority to get outside is really special.” – Randy Young, co-owner/co-operator of Cripple Creek Backcountry

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09Nov 2023

Buffalo Mountain Animal Hospital

"Compassion is our guiding force, every pet is like family to us." Dr. Christy Murphy and Dr. Mark Cowan, Buffalo Mountain Animal Hospital

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23Oct 2023

Small Business Administration Report

In addition to reporting on fraud in the pandemic relief programs, the Small Business Administration is also working to enhance best practices for future emergencies.

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21Aug 2023

FreshBooks small business survey

Two out of three business owners revealed that they intend to try generative AI for work within the next 12 months, which is an indication that most small businesses will be using it by this time next year. 

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16Jun 2023

Buying Checks? Learn How to Protect Your Business from ACH and Check Fraud

Secure check depositing is an important part of running your business. Keep your business transactions safe with our digital banking tips.

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20Apr 2023

CNBC Report

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is concerned with the amount of online and digital attacks targeting small and medium businesses in the United States, according to a recent report from CNBC.

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20Apr 2023

Business ecommerce transactions

Alpine Bank’s Merchant Processing through FITECH offers a multitude of intuitive, cost-efficient solutions. It’s easy to accept credit and debit card payments through a secure shopping cart, or donation portal, that’s integrated into your website and has your business’s branding.

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16Feb 2023

J.D. Power Survey

A recent survey by J.D. Power found that small business owners are feeling the strain from a weakening economy, and are looking for help from banks, but not just for loans and credit. Business owners also want business advice from banks. 

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19Dec 2022

Record-breaking rent delinquency

A recent survey from small business referral network Alignable found that August saw the highest rent delinquency rate among small businesses to date for the year.

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14Nov 2022

Everything is better with donuts

Locally, he’s known as Bobby the Donut Whisperer. For the past three-and-a-half years, Bobby Sanderson and his family have been serving hot, fresh, mini donuts from their cheerfully festooned food truck. Aspen Mini Donuts is a small business run by a big family.

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26Oct 2022

Bilingual & bicultural

From a housekeeper, landscaper, teacher, family advocate and community organizer, every job helped Mariscal to continue to learn and better understand the system, and how to teach her clients to connect with the Latino community. 

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25Oct 2022

Survey indicates vulnerability

CNBC and SurveyMonkey recently released information from their Small Business Index Survey for the second quarter of 2022. It found that eight in ten business owners expect a recession to occur this year and that inflation continues to be a top concern.

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12Oct 2022

Loving life & extending it

There’s a longstanding observation in Colorado mountain towns: The value of a person’s mountain bike and the car rack they put it on often exceed the value of the car itself. It says a lot about residents’ priorities. 

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12Oct 2022

Wines and vines on Sunshine Mesa

In 2017, Jayme Henderson and Steve Steese made a major life shift, purchasing a vineyard. In the challenging pandemic year of 2020, the pair started wine tastings of their signature whites and roses made entirely from Colorado-grown fruit. In 2022, they’re hitting their stride.

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11Oct 2022

Bringing confidence to women

Yovenka Jacquez arrived in Summit County by way of El Paso, Texas, 13 years ago. In the ensuing years she attended the nontraditional Snowy Peaks high school and now works full-time — and in addition to running her entrepreneurial endeavor, she’s a single parent of two children.

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11Oct 2022

Planet-positive & community-building

Robin Hall is the CEO and cofounder of Town Hall, a new sustainable kid’s outdoor apparel company with community and planet at its core.

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11Oct 2022

Born for the biz

At Blue Pan Pizza the pies are square, not round. The sauce is on top of the cheese, not under it. And the dough is the product of proper hydration — the alchemy of science and art. The result? Authentic Detroit-style pizza. 

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04Oct 2022

Alpine Bank Colorado Springs: Meet Uyen Le

Alpine Bank supports businesses in CO Springs. Learn how Uyen Le created her own independent business--and how Alpine can help with your own.

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23Jun 2022

Survey shows 82% of small businesses increased outsourcing since the start of the pandemic

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17May 2022

Estate Planning 101: Essential Tips for Protecting Your Assets

Estate planning is complex, but our Estate Planning Accountant is here to make it simple. Get expert advice on protecting your assets.

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17May 2022

Credit Card Surcharge Changes Coming in July 2022

Get the latest updates on credit card surcharge changes and locate surcharge-free ATMs with Alpine Bank's resources.

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26Apr 2022

Small Businesses Embrace Digital Payments for Growth

Stay ahead of the curve with digital payment solutions for your small business. Find out more on Alpine Bank Blog.

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21Apr 2022

Justin Menge, Commercial Loan Expert

Justin Menge has expertise in commercial property loans. Find out what sets Alpine employees apart from the competition here.

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15Feb 2022

Survey discovers skilled worker shortage

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15Dec 2021

Why a Business Banking Relationship is Important

Business banking professionals bring expertise and experience, making your financial planning easier. Learn more at Alpine Bank.

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03Dec 2021

Great Banks Supporting the Women Driving the Electric Vehicle Movement

Discover the innovative ways Colorado businesses are embracing electric vehicles, as told by the women leading the charge on Alpine Bank's blog.

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29Nov 2021

A dozen reasons to be happy in Montrose

Montrose Deli and Donuts is a Small & Mighty contribution to the community of Montrose. Click here to learn more about our Small & Mighty business highlights.

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29Nov 2021

Kiln Coffee Bar: Brewing Community, One Cup at a Time

Intention is the core value that has set downtown Grand Junction’s Kiln Coffee Bar from others. Read the full story with Alpine Bank here.

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23Nov 2021

Discover One of the Best of Small Business Banking: The Silver Lynx in Ouray

At Alpine Bank, we provide the best small business banking options. Learn how we support the craftspeople at the Silver Lynx in Ouray.

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19Nov 2021

Serving up wholesome fast food in southwest Colorado

Gearigs open Switchback restaurant where they serve Mexican-inspired street food. Click here to read the full story at Alpine Bank blog.

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19Nov 2021

Delta Ace is the place with the helpful hardware Kendricks

Delta Hardware is an independent Ace Hardware that’s been Kendrick-family-owned since 1971. Click here for the full story from Alpine Bank blog.

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18Nov 2021

Custom Wood Creations Handmade in the Mountains

Artist David Kodama, of Kenichi Woodworking, is a fundamental part of the reason why Carbondale, CO is famous for its art. Read the full story here.

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17Nov 2021

Fur-Baby Provisions Found at Chow Down Pet Supplies

Chow Down Pet Supplies, a family-owned and operated Colorado business with a history spanning 25 years. Click here to read their story at Alpine Bank blog.

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17Nov 2021

Guatemalan Hospitality & Culture Come to Rifle via Café Kapé & Panaderia

Café Kapé offers the freshest and best priced coffee in Rifle. Click here to read the full story on the Perezes and their cafe at Alpine Bank blog.

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17Nov 2021

Pampering People & Having Fun with Fashion at Wax It Salon

Wax It is Grand Junction’s first exclusive waxing salon and was established in December 2007. Click here to read the full article at Alpine Bank Blog.

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12Nov 2021

Yeti's Grind Brings Coffee and Creature Comforts to Eagle, Vail & Edwards

Yeti’s Grind first opened on Broadway in downtown Eagle in 2006. See their other shops in Vail and Edwards here at Alpine Bank blog.

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12Nov 2021

The Sky’s the Limit for Bud and Stacia Whitehead

Wild West Balloon Adventures is a Small & Mighty contribution to the community of Steamboat Springs. To learn more about our Small & Might

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12Nov 2021

Mountain Chic Comes Courtesy of Urban Grace Studio in Durango

Urban Grace is a Durango-based hair salon that brings on-trend style to La Plata County. Read the full article here at Alpine Bank blog.

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12Nov 2021

A Home for Treasures Discarded by One and Found by Another

Owner of The Vintage Vault, Sally Jo Ocasio, owns secondhand store with a lovingly curated collection. Click here for the full story at Alpine Bank blog.

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12Nov 2021

Serving Steamboat Springs Breakfast One Egg at a Time

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12Nov 2021

Creating a lifestyle brand and a life in the Colorado Rockies

Each year millions of people fall victim to phishing attacks. Learn how you can avoid identity theft with these key tips from Alpine Bank.

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12Nov 2021

Ladies run the show at Crossbow Leather

Crossbow Leather is a store filled with handcrafted goods and a workshop where these items are made in the back. Learn more about the women run shop here.

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12Nov 2021

However you slice it, Blue Moose Pizza is a ski town staple

Blue Moose Pizza serves skiers in Beaver Creek. Click here for the full story from Alpine Bank Blog.

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12Nov 2021

Dishing up Venezuelan Cuisine in Colorado

ArepasCO Venezuelan food in Denver is a hit! Click here to read the full article of gourmet Venezuelan food, brought to you by Alpine Bank blog.

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12Nov 2021

Animas Trading Company is the go-to for gifts in Durango

Wakeman started managing Animas Trading Company nearly 30 years ago, and has molded a classic bohemian store in Durango into what it is today. Learn more here.

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13Aug 2020

Scams Target Small Business Administration

Small businesses have been a big target for scammers for years. Learn more about detecting and preventing fraud at Alpine Bank.

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20Feb 2020

Small Business Funding - SBA HUBZone Opportunities at Alpine Bank

Find the right small business loan for you at Alpine Bank. Learn how the SBA is helping small businesses through the HUBZone expansion program.

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16Dec 2019

SBA Says Its Lending Shows Strong Economy

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17Jun 2019

Social Media for Small Businesses is Becoming More Useful

63% of small businesses intend to increase investments in social media marketing. Read more to see how it affects your product or service.

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24Apr 2019

Over a Third of Small Businesses Have No Website

Over a third of small businesses do not have a website, resulting in loss of business. Learn more about how your website affects your business.

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30Jan 2018

Empower Your Entrepreneurship Dreams with SBA Loans for Women and Veterans

Find the right SBA business loan to support your ambitions. SBA lenders are available to assist women, veterans, and military spouses.

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