New Years’ ideas for your business in 2016

The New Year is always a great point in time to look back and then start afresh – are you ready to make 2016 be the best year yet? Are you planning a whole list of resolutions for your business or just looking for small improvements? Here are a few suggestions to help you start the year off right. No time or energy to plan for an entire year? Try our initial “quick fixes” and just focus on them for a day or a week; if they work, you can always ...
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Community Capital’s Entrepreneurial Pop Up Shop Encourages Residents to Buy Local

Dozens of Westchester residents stopped in to Community Capital New York’s Entrepreneurial Pop Up Shop last week to buy local for the holidays! Sponsored by Tompkins Mahopac Bank, the event, held at small business loan client Ground Floor Co-working in New Rochelle, featured more than a dozen small business loan clients of the nonprofit microfinance lender, from Posh Pretzels selling chocolate-covered treats that made the Oscar Swag bags last ...
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43 Ashburton Opens in Yonkers!

Community Capital was on hand to celebrate the opening of 43 Asburton. The Community Builders, a community partner of Community Capital New York, revitalized a run down school into modern, safe and affordable housing, retaining the unique architectural arch that made it a local landmark. NY State Assemblywoman Andrea Stewart Cousins, Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, City of Yonkers Councilperson Christopher Johnson, James Rubin, Commissioner/CEO of NY ...
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Just in Time for the Holidays

The Harvard Business Review’s Daily Stat reports today that Merely Seeing a Box Being Opened Makes You Like What’s Inside Research participants were more interested in buying a commemorative coin that was in a little red box if they observed the box being opened, as opposed to simply seeing the coin in the open box (0.43 versus minus-0.32 on a willingness-to-buy scale of minus-5 to 5), even though there was no surprise involved: In both ...
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KeyBank Joins Community Capital and JP Morgan Chase’s Newburgh Housing Remediation Fund

Contributing $2,500 to help capitalize a Feasibility Fund for lead and asbestos testing to address the biggest barrier to redevelopment Newburgh - Community Capital New York, Inc. and KeyBank have partnered to launch the Newburgh Housing Remediation Fund, a loan fund designed to increase the supply of safe, affordable homes for families in targeted locations in the City of Newburgh as part of a broad community development effort. The ...
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