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What is CDC Small Business Finance reading? Bestsellers we couldn’t put down

April 23, 2019 | Community
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Around the literal and proverbial water cooler at CDC Small Business Finance, you’re bound to hear management and staff alike sharing their most irresistible, must-read books of the moment. Whether it’s a Depression-era piece or a tell-all from a legendary food writer — many of us enjoy sinking into a…

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Should I refi my commercial real estate loan with an SBA 504 loan?

April 16, 2019 | Refinance
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Do you own your own commercial or industrial building and have a pending balloon payment on the horizon? Wish you could slash your monthly commercial loan payments to free up your cash flow? Are you stuck paying a higher-than-normal interest rate on your conventional building loan? [pullquote class=”left related_links company”…

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Last-minute Tax Prep Tips for Your Small Business

April 11, 2019 | Community

This blog post originally appeared on SmallBizDaily, a content partner and website dedicated to all things entrepreneurship and the world of small business. CDC Small Business Finance will routinely feature their content. Filing tax returns is no easy feat for an individual, let alone a small business owner, and it’s…

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Gourmet grilled cheese concept goes brick and mortar with SBA business loan

April 11, 2019 | Small Business Loans
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 What screams American comfort food louder than an ooey-gooey, pull-apart grilled cheese sandwich? That’s hard to top. And no one understands this better than the guys behind Bread & Cheese, a San Diego-based caterer of gourmet cheesy, carby concoctions. Co-owners Justin Frank and Devin Gneiting made it their mission…

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From taking remedial Math classes to working in world-renowned research center: a CDC scholarship winner’s journey

April 9, 2019 | Community

Over the course of a decade, Dalila Robledo has attained what she initially believed was beyond reach. Lacking even the basic English and Math skills, the first-generation American plowed through remedial classes, surpassed her peers academically, and gave back to her community as a math and science tutor. Robledo –…

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In uncertain times, how can the 25-year SBA 504 loan help my business?

April 4, 2019 | SBA 504 Loans
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As a small business owner, no matter how many hours your clock in or how much you plan ahead, a lot is out of your control. Ever-changing regulations, economic conditions and competition can keep even the iron-willed entrepreneurs up at night.

25-year term benefits •…

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How to Turn Your Brilliant Idea Into a Business

April 2, 2019 | Small Business Loans
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This blog post on how to turn a great concept into a business originally published on Venturize, a blog powered by our content partner Small Business Majority, a national organization that advocates for small business owners. Post was written by Julia Jamieson. Once you’ve figured out that your business idea…

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Should I get more than one SBA 504 loan? Why these business owners did

March 28, 2019 | Small Business Loans
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How did a local laundromat become the go-to linens servicer for several major hotel brands spanning Lake Tahoe to San Francisco? Through the power of multiple SBA 504 loans. This fixed rate, low down payment financing played a crucial role in propelling Sacramento Laundry from mom-and-pop status to now an…

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The best way to protect yourself before starting any tenant improvements

March 26, 2019 | Small Business Loans
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When it comes to tenant improvements, the horror stories tend to overshadow the successful ones. From the vanishing general contractor to migraine-inducing delays, these common issues for small business owners can be avoided with a vital tool called fund control.

Highlights • Fund control is…

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