SBA Business Plan Template

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One of the key steps to obtaining a SBA business loan is to write a compelling business plan.But what to write? Here we'll go through the key parts of a great business plan plus show you where to get help and assistance.Key Elements of A SBA Business PlanThe SBA website defines a business plan as: A business plan is an essential roadmap for business success. This … [Read more...]

101 Sources Of Small Business Funding

101 sources of business funding

Epsilon Business Credit has compiled a list of 101 sources of small business finance from the many different types of funding available to small businesses such as business loans, business credit cards, merchant advances and other less obvious small business funding options such as grants. We have grouped them into eleven categories and cover everything from finance more … [Read more...]

5 Business Credit New Years Resolutions

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So, you’re back to work after the holiday break and looking forward to your business’s year ahead.Well before you settle into the job too much, let’s consider 5 Business Credit New Year’s Resolutions for 2015, to ensure you maximise you business’s ability to obtain credit and perform well financially. Get Your Financial Reporting On Track Most small business owners groan … [Read more...]

SBA Loans Explained – A 101 for Small Business Owners


Great article summarising the key elements of SBA loans, particularly the 7(a) program... It’s been a stellar year for SBA lending, which is good news for small businesses. In FY 2014, the SBA’s flagship loan program, the 7(a) Loan Program , achieved another lending record . By the end of the fiscal year (Sept. 30), SBA had approved 52,044 7(a) loans for [...] Click here to … [Read more...]

Small business lenders see improved business outlook next year

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More evidence of a slow return to confidence... A Pepperdine study sees a brighter 2015 for small businesses. Investors expect to see improved business conditions and greater demand for capital in 2015, while privately held business say lack of financial resources is hindering growth [...] Click here to view original web page at … [Read more...]

How To Get A Start Up Business Loan With Bad Credit

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StartUp Financing Available For Those With Poor Credit: We've already had a look at obtaining business finance with imperfect credit. But what if, in addition, you were trying to start a new business? We look at the options... Introduction When trying to launch a business, capital is essential. Business owners with limited resources and options for funding must rely on other … [Read more...]

Patriot Express Loan For Veterans

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The Small Business Administration offers the Patriot Express Pilot Loan for veterans and members of the military community who want to start a business. These loans are available for many business needs, including start-up, inventory, equipment purchases, or growth and working capital. Patriot Express Loan: Eligibility Military and community members eligible for a loan … [Read more...]

Restaurant Business Loans

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Owning a restaurant is a big dream for many people. However, the stumbling block that most would-be owners run into is the financing. Below are some of the tried-and-true ways to get restaurant business loans. What Are Lenders Looking For? First of all, financiers need to know that you have a theme for your restaurant. This is most likely the easy part of the process; … [Read more...]

Biz Loans: How can I apply for business credit?

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There are many steps to starting your own business. There is the insurance, the legal steps, registration, and of course, the funds. For many, the business loan is the trickiest part – not because attaining a loan is difficult, but because there is a lot of misinformation concerning business loans. More commonly referred to as "biz loans," these loans are an ideal way for you … [Read more...]