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Category Archives: Small Business Loans

Financing Program Helps Culinary Dynamo Blend Up Successful Woman-Owned Enterprise

November 19, 2020 | Small Business Loans

There’s a reliable adage about small businesses starting out in an owner’s garage. While that indeed holds true for many, a dusty, dirty garage just wouldn’t have been suitable for what culinary entrepreneur Francheska “Frankie” Yamsuan had in mind. “For a long time, I was obsessed with dairy-free date shakes and one night I dreamed…

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Fast Money Loan Options: Why You Need To Be Careful

November 5, 2020 | Small Business Loans
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As a small-business owner in these uncertain times, we know you are always under pressure. If expenses pile up, entrepreneurs may be tempted by fast money loan products they may later regret.  A fast money loan may seem like the answer to maintain cash flow, control costs, meet payroll and sometimes replace equipment. However, it…

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17 Best Business Podcasts for Entrepreneurs + (best episodes)

October 30, 2020 | Entrepreneurship
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Business Podcasts are plentiful and many entrepreneurs use them as a guide as they start, grow or expand their business.  There are a multitude of podcasts offering tips, advice, inspiration and strategy.  While running a business, it is hard to find time to sort through all the options and find the podcasts that can best…

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CEO Conversations: Redefining the Paradigm

October 22, 2020 | Small Business Loans

Check out our 4th episode of our “CEO Conversations” series, “Redefining the Paradigm.” Listen to CDC Small Business Finance’s CEO, Kurt Chilcott and Capital Impact Partners CEO, Ellis Carr discuss the alliance’s goal to use new mechanisms to unlock impact capital so it can be effectively utilized in underserved communities.     Watch the video, or…

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Top Financial Planning Tips (From our small business experts)

October 13, 2020 | Entrepreneurship
Financial planning

Wondering where to begin with financial planning for your small business?  The task can be overwhelming.  To help provide focus and actionable steps, our expert Business Advising Team is sharing their top financial planning tips for small business owners and entrepreneurs.  In uncertain times like this, financial planning can be easily pushed aside. However, to…

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Building a growth plan for your business in uncertain times with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses – See if you qualify

September 30, 2020 | Small Business Loans
Goldman Sachs

This guest blog post is provided by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses.  Goldman Sachs and CDC Small Business Finance proudly partnered to offer Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses scholars and alumni access to apply for Paycheck Protection Program loans offered by the SBA. These are unprecedented times and the worst economy since the housing crash…

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5 C’s of Credit: What Lenders Are Looking For (expert advice)

September 3, 2020 | Small Business Loans
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What are the 5 C’s of Credit? The 5 C’s of Credit are the five criteria many business lenders use to learn about potential borrowers. The 5 C’s help them determine whether or not to give you a business loan.  The 5 C’s of Credit are: 1. Character 2. Capacity 3. Capital 4. Collateral 5.…

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Make Better Small Business Videos and Photos (5 quick tips)

August 28, 2020 | Entrepreneurship
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The necessity of small business videos and photos continues to grow. It is now more important than ever for small businesses to create content that captures people’s attention.  Creating content doesn’t have to be hard. Even if your only tool is a phone, there are some quick and easy ways to ensure your small business…

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HOW TO GET ITEMS REMOVED FROM YOUR CREDIT REPORT

July 16, 2020 | Entrepreneurship

A version of this blog post on How to Get Items Removed From Your Credit Report was originally published by our content partner Money. They are a digital magazine and a resource for personal finance news and information.   Having a good credit score is an important part of most people’s lives. It lets lenders…

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