How to Get Funding: the 5 C’s of Business Credit

One of the biggest concerns for most entrepreneurs is funding. There is nothing more frustrating that preparing a business plan and being turned down for a loan time and time again, but there is always a reason. The 5 C's of business credit are what banks use to evaluate a borrower and determine from both a […]

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Why You NEED a Business Plan

"In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable." - Dwight D. Eisenhower People often think that a business plan is only necessary if they are seeking funding. While a business plan is an essential part of any loan proposal, it is far more than an external fundraising […]

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National Small Business Week April 30 – May 6

Did you know that more than half of all Americans own or work for a small business? Or that two thirds of new jobs are created by small businesses? Since 1963, the President of the United States has proclaimed National Small Business Week an opportunity to highlight the contributions of these innovative and industrious entrepreneurs and […]

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Money Smart Week April 22 – 29

It's spring cleaning time for your finances and Money Smart Week is here to help. During the week of April 22-29, 2017, hundreds of organizations across the country including businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, nonprofits and government agencies will come together to build awareness and offer programs to help consumers better manage their personal finances. […]

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