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Top Tips on Having a Mentor for your Small Business

August 22, 2019 | Entrepreneurship
mentor mentee relationship for small business owner

This content on why you need a mentor and how to make the most of  the relationship originally published on Venturize, a blog powered by our content partner Small Business Majority. They are a national organization that advocates for small business owners.  Why should I have a Small Business Mentor?…

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Business Owners: Be Careful of Fast Money Loan Options

August 15, 2019 | Small Business Loans
Beware of Fast money loan options

Small-business owners are always under pressure. They need to maintain cash flow, control costs, meet payroll and sometimes replace equipment. If expenses pile up, entrepreneurs may be tempted by fast money loan products they’ll later regret. EASY MONEY WITH A BIG PRICE TAG Fast money loan options including the Merchant…

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25-year SBA 504 Loan Gaining Traction

August 7, 2019 | SBA 504 Loans
SBA 504 loan

The information in this post about the 25-year SBA 504 loan is current, as of August 2019. It’s been just a little over a year since the U.S. Small Business Administration launched the 25-year term SBA 504 loan and there’s every indication that small business owners are embracing this new…

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#LoanTipSixty: Debt Service Coverage Ratio

July 30, 2019 | Small Business Loans
business advising

Are you familiar with CDC’s #LoanTipSixty Video Series, where experts from CDC share financing  insights in just 60 seconds? Read below for the key takeaways from our #LoanTipSixty: The Debt Service Coverage Ratio video or watch the video here.  Follow the series on CDC’s YouTube Channel. What Is the Debt…

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Café Owner Finds Low-Interest Business Financing at 11th Hour, Expands into New Neighborhood

July 23, 2019 | Small Business Loans
Young Hickory owner

When you first stroll into Young Hickory café in downtown San Diego’s East Village, your eyes are immediately drawn to a giant mint-green and black mural that spans the entire side wall. It looks like something a famous abstract painter might have done. But on closer inspection (and after some…

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#LoanTipSixty: Understanding Down Payments for a small business loan

July 18, 2019 | Small Business Loans
video understanding small business loan down payments

Are you familiar with CDC’s #LoanTipSixty Video Series, where experts from CDC share financing  insights in just 60 seconds? Read below for the key takeaway from our #LoanTipSixty: Understanding Small Business Loan Down Payments video or watch the video here.  Follow the series on CDC’s YouTube Channel.   Understanding Down…

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Woman Entrepreneur Leverages San Diego Loan Program to Grow Small Business

July 11, 2019 | Small Business Loans
Hello Birdie owner in San Diego salon

To be perfectly clear, San Diego entrepreneur Cindy Cate was very pleased in 2015 with what she’d created from scratch – the Hello Birdie Nail & Lash Lab in North Park, a thriving San Diego neighborhood. Customers were loving her nail-art creativity and the friendly, welcoming atmosphere. But there was…

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Meet Dr. Jeremy Busch, Navy Veteran, Podiatrist, and CDC Loan Recipient

July 2, 2019 | Small Business Loans

A version of this blog post originally appeared on Cnote’s website. CNote is a financial platform for socially conscious savers and investors. CDC Small Business Finance is a proud partner. Growing up, Jeremy Busch never thought about becoming a podiatrist. According to him, it was the last thing on his…

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#LoanTipSixty: Be Prepared When Applying for a Small Business Loan

June 28, 2019 | Small Business Loans
loan tip sixty top documents checklist

Are you familiar with CDC’s #LoanTipSixty Video Series, where experts from CDC share financing insights in just 60 seconds?  Read below for the content from our #LoanTipSixty: Top Documents Checklist video or watch the video here.  Follow the series on CDC’s YouTube Channel. Get a head start with our Top…

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