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Starting a Business

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    SBA Loans

    If you're planning to start or expand a business, you might need financing help. SBA participates in loan programs for business owners who may have trouble qualifying for a traditional loan.

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    Business Loan Application Checklist

    SBA is not the only source for small-business loans. State and local economic-development agencies – and nonprofit organizations – provide low-interest loans to small businesses.

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    SBA Loan Application Checklist

    Once you have decided to apply for a loan guaranteed by the SBA, you will need to collect the appropriate documents for your application.

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    Acquiring Financing

    If you've ever applied for a charge account or a personal loan, there's a file about you. It contains information that's considered when you apply for financing.

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