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The Brain’s Guide to Small Business Adminstration (SBA) Financing - TOC




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  1. The Brain's Guide to Small Business Adminstration (SBA) Financing

  2. What is the Small Business Administration (SBA)?

  3. What are the SBA's mission and goals?

  4. What are the historical highlights of the SBA?

  5. Who does the SBA help today?

  6. What is the definition of a small business according to the SBA?

  7. What services does the SBA provide?

  8. Choosing the right SBA program for your business

  9. The SBA's Guaranteed Loan Program

  10. The SBA's 7(a) Loan Program

  11. What are lenders looking for within the 7(a) loan program?

  12. What are 7(a) loan interest rates/terms/fees?

  13. The SBA's Community Express Loan Program (Unsecured Loans)

  14. The SBA's CDC/504 Loan Program

  15. Who should apply and who is eligible for a CDC/504 Loan?

  16. Who should not apply for a CDC/504 Loan?

  17. What are CDC/504 loan interest rate/costs/fees?

  18. The SBA's Micro-Loan Program

  19. What is the catch with the Microloan program?

  20. What are the Microloan interest rates/costs/fees?

  21. The SBA's Disaster Loan Program

  22. SBA’s Guaranteed Loan Program Advantages and Disadvantages

  23. The SBA's Surety Bond Guarantee (SBG) Program

  24. What small businesses are eligible and should apply for a SBG?

  25. The SBA’s Small Business Investment Company Program (SBIC)

  26. What are SBA grants?

  27. SBA Programs for Minorities, Women, Veterans and Special Audience Programs

  28. SBA Programs for Women

  29. SBA Programs for Veterans

  30. The SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program

  31. The SBA’s HUBZone Program

  32. The SBA Stimulus Package

  33. What are alternatives to the SBA?

  34. The Pros and Cons of the SBA

  35. SBA Guide Sources