Digital Age Lending Embraces ‘Old Time’ Principles

Jessica SarterSmall Business Lending

In addition to pressing the flesh, my mother told me not to slouch, look ‘em straight in the eye and dress “clean cut.” Although I never quite understood what clean cut meant, I don’t think she envisioned the dark, pinstriped, vested suits that I wore two decades ago during my commercial real estate and business financing career. Sure, the digital … Read More

SBA seeks more money for loans

Jessica SarterSmall Business Lending

The U.S. Small Business Administration has asked Congress for more than $1 billion in 2013 so it can continue to provide small business loans to entrepreneurs seeking funding, Entrepreneur magazine reports.

Obama’s Budget and an Unpredictable Congress Concern Business Owners – Jerry Chautin, Small-Business Mentor

Jessica SarterSmall Business Lending

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Availability of Small Business Financing May Suffer from Political Wrangling. But Business Owners Who Prepare in Advance Can Become Positioned to Survive. Small-business owners are holding their collective breaths as President Barack Obama’s proposed budget wends its way through the politically-charged Congress.  It is as much the chief executive’s opening salvo, as it is his wish list. Moreover, it is a posturing … Read More