Financing Your Business? Consider An SBA Loan

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by Tom Pretty, Head of SBA Lending at TD Bank. Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Advocacy. Many small businesses find success working with the SBA, which sets guidelines for loans made by third-party partners such as banks and community development organizations.

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The Complete Guide to SBA Loans

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What is an SBA Loan? As an independent agency of the government, the SBA partners with both public and private organizations to deliver its services, including loans. An SBA Loan is not a direct loan from the SBA itself. What types of loans does the SBA loan program offer?

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JFK and the SBA

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small business administration; sba; john f. kennedy; biz2credit; small business loans; entrepreneurs.

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The Number One Misconception about SBA Loans

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The SBA in not a lender. Money

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5 Reasons You Might Not Qualify for an SBA Loan…and What to Do About It

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Small Business Administration (SBA) are attractive for business owners because they offer a range of loan sizes, long repayment terms, and most importantly, low interest rates. So what’s not to like about SBA loans? See Also The Complete Guide to SBA Loans.

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Brief Introduction Into The SBA Loan Programs

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The SBA also offers several loan programs to help those businesses meet demand, acquire needed assets and personnel, and preserve working capital in an undulating market. Under the micro loan program, the SBA provides small, short-term loans to small businesses and certain nonprofits.

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Size Matters: The SBA and Some Misperceptions About its Loans

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The federal Small Business Administration (SBA) is a rare example of government working like it should. Money

Cafe Commerce of San Antonio and Dreamit Ventures of Austin Win SBA Grants

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The SBA received more than 800 applications for its first Growth Accelerator Fund competition. Dreamit Ventures was […] The post Cafe Commerce of San Antonio and Dreamit Ventures of Austin Win SBA Grants appeared first on SiliconHills.

Three Ghoulish Blunders SMBs Make Applying For SBA Funding

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For many small businesses, capital comes from SBA loans which provide the company with low monthly payments and reasonable rates. Here are three frequent bogeymen that can trip up a small business that wants an SBA loan: 1. By Evan Singer, General Manager for SmartBiz.

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5 SBA Loan Programs That Help Small Businesses Thrive

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SBA loans are incredibly valuable for borrowers who might not otherwise be able to secure funding at reasonable rates and terms.

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The SBA Is the Rare Government Agency That's Working. Here's Why That Matters for Entrepreneurs

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The SBA seems to be the only government agency that is working well in these partisan times. Money

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Bungled SBA Reorg Blew $2.1 Million

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A 2014 restructuring spent millions on early-retirement incentives but left the agency lacking the talent to do its job. Politics

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Overview of the Players in the SBA Lending Process

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The SBA is one of the most vibrant sources of funds and tools for small business owners. It takes many people to successfully secure and close an SBA loan. The first player on the SBA field is the lender. Player Three: SBA Consultant. finance SBAImage via Wikipedia.

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Welcome to SBA Ventures LLC.

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Last week, the SBA announced the launch of its Early Stage Innovation Funds Initiative. The SBA said it will commit up to $1 billion to start-ups from the program over the next five years. Licensees in the fund agree to be regulated by the SBA.

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SBA Plays Small Business Matchmaker

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With three matchmaking events during National Small Business Week, the SBA is looking to spark a little love between small business owners and government contractors.

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Six Uses for The SBA 7a Loan Program and Why It Was Saved

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Congress saves SBA 7a Loan Funding

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Using an SBA Loan in a Creative Way

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Thinking about debt in a different way can help clear the way to growth. Strategy

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SBA Gets a New Restructuring Plan

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The agency is adopting guidelines to get back on track after a botched 2014 early-retirement program.

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Check the SBA Directory When Researching Franchise Opportunities

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The thought of become a franchisee is an appealing one for many entrepreneurs. Money

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Austin Wins “StartUp in a Day” SBA Competition

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Small Business Administration announced Austin as […] The post Austin Wins “StartUp in a Day” SBA Competition appeared first on SiliconHills. Everyone who has ever run a small business can tell you there is a lot of red tape and bureaucracy to deal with to get the venture off the ground. Now the City of Austin is aiming to make the process as simple as possible. This month, the U.S.

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Your Quickstart Guide to the SBA Loan Programs

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If you're interested in an SBA loan for your business, read on to get the quick facts about each SBA loan program to determine the best choice for your business

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Which SBA Loan Program is Right For You?

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If you're interested in applying for an SBA loan but aren't sure where to start, read on to determine which SBA loan program is the best fit for your business needs

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SBA Chief Launches Accelerator Competition

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Yes: the SBA is looking to accelerate business accelerators. Maria Contreras-Sweet , who has been at the helm of the SBA for just 30 days, said the competition''s goal is to foster "those who help seed organizations, helping startups go from zero to 60." In addition to geographic diversity, the SBA is going to be looking for incubators and accelerators that are founded by or trying to support women and other underrepresented groups.

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Entrepreneurs Need More Workers and Loans, Says SBA's Linda McMahon

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Women and minority small business owners have a harder time securing a loan for their businesses.

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SBA Launches Loan Marketplace: What Took It So Long?

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SBA chief Maria Contreras-Sweet announced a new loan marketplace that will match borrowers with lenders online

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Why SBA Loans Make Sense For Banks & Business Owners

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A great source of funding to start or grow your business is SBA loans. read more. Dave Lavinsky

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Why the SBA Funds Businesses Like Yours

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In the United States, many entrepreneurs get SBA loans to start or grow their businesses. Small Business Administration (SBA) guarantees a percentage of each loan. Ask them how many SBA loans they make and how often they fund loans in the dollar range of what you need.

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SBA: Only 1 Percent of America's Small Businesses Export Overseas

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Linda McMahon, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, urged entrepreneurs and American businessmen to take their products worldwide. Economy

SBA Chief Nomination Goes to Full Senate for a Vote

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President Trump's choice to lead the U.S. Small Business Administration was overwhelmingly approved in committee

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SBA Loans Are Growing Like Gangbusters

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Long story short, last year, the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act dedicated a lot of money to supporting SBA loans. government has repeatedly increased its ante, guaranteeing more and more SBA loans.

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New SBA Loan Rules Expected to Make Small Business Acquisitions More Accessible

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There are many reasons for small business owners to be optimistic these days.

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Growing Your Business Value with the SBA Mentor-Protégé Program

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A look at how the new mentorship program can help business owners better compete for government contracts and drive up the value of their business

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SBA Pulls More Levers on Its Smallest Loans

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This spring, the SBA had indicated it would eliminate fees on its key loans in its budget plan for fiscal year 2014, which began Oct. The SBA pulled similar levers to jumpstart lending at the height of the financial crisis in 2009, when it increased guarantees on its loans.

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A First Look at the SBA's New Boss

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After months without an official leader, the SBA may get a new boss in Maria Contreras-Sweet as early as today. President Barack Obama''s pick to head the SBA, Maria Contreras-Sweet, is expected to go before a Senate nomination hearing today.

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SBA Chief Karen Mills Names Temporary Successor

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Hulit, who is currently the SBA''s Associate Administrator in the Office of Capital Access, will replace Mills immediately upon her departure and until a new Administrator is named and confirmed by the Senate. Associate Administrator Jeanne Hulit will replace Karen Mills at the end of August.

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An SBA Rule That Drives Me Nuts

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Lease Rules Leave Many Entrepreneurs with Tough Choices

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Big or Small, This SBA Definition Tweak Affects You

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It''s part of a much-needed reassessment of size standards-- the SBA has not updated its criteria since the late 1970s--that will allow a far greater breadth of companies to benefit from government programs. The changes will affect nearly 18,000 individual businesses, the SBA says.

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A Hypothetical Situation: Does it Make Sense to Use an SBA Loan?

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Understanding terms and interest rates are keys to decision making. Let's run a scenario together. Money

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What the Heck Will the SBA Do Now?

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Thirteen months later, the SBA is still the SBA, and the head of the agency, Karen Mills, has announced she plans to step down. So, what should the next iteration of the SBA look like? Here are four keys to creating a better SBA, and finding someone great to lead it.

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Scion of Tootsie Roll Bids Farewell to SBA

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As SBA chief Karen Mills prepares to leave office, a look at her legacy. Mills was only the second woman to head up the SBA in its 60 year history. For all the political talk that small businesses are the engine that drive the economy, it's the SBA administrator's job to make it happen.

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Why I Nominate a Southwest SVP to Head the SBA

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According to one account , "Over the last four years the SBA supported more than $106 billion in lending to more than 193,000 small businesses and entrepreneurs, including two record years of delivering more than $30 billion in loan guarantees. And Mills is still leaving the SBA.

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Finally, Contreras-Sweet Is Confirmed as New SBA Chief

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The SBA''s new boss has a deep background in small-business banking. She was largely credited with increasing the SBA''s loan guarantees to record numbers during her tenure. Similarly, Contreras-Sweet comes to the SBA from the private equity world.

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