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Starting Out

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    7 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Own Business

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    Identify the Best Forms of Credit for Your Business

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    See how to find financing for your business needs

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    Becoming an Entrepreneur

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    Start a Small Business

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    Build Relationships and Explore Financing Options to Access Capital

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Finding the Capital to Grow Your Business

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Finding the Capital to Grow Your Business

SunTrust shows you the options available for funding your business growth. Read More

Encourage customers to submit faster payments
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Getting Your Customers to Pay Faster

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Cash flow is king. These four strategies can incentivize your customers to pay a little faster. Read More

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Relationship Building: Get to Know Your Banker

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See how your business can benefit from a better banking relationship

Your banker works with clients in a variety of industries. Taking the time to introduce him to your business can help the two of you find smart solutions to your needs. Watch Now

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Lines of Credit: Support the Short-Term Cash Needs of Your Business

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See how to work with your banker to find the right line of credit

Finding the right line of credit can be the key to financing your business's growth. Learn what you need to know to secure credit. Watch Now

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A Capital Idea: Use an SBA Loan to Grow Your Business

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SBA loans provide working capital for growing businesses Read More

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Finding Help and Guidance When Exploring Financing for your Business

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When exploring financing, many owners fail to take advantage of the resources and guidance that can improve the chances of efficient, successful financing. Read More

Improve your chances of getting a loan
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Four Steps to Improve Your Chances of Getting a Loan

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Four simple steps can improve your chances of getting a loan. Read More

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Florida Focus: Opportunity for Healthcare, Minority-Owned Businesses

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Florida brings opportunities for women- and minority-owned businesses, as well as small business healthcare practices Read More

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Financing

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Time is money and a low financing rate costs less than a high one, especially long-term, so consider all of your options for finding the best rate and most flexible terms. Read More

Healthcare Providers Learn Lessons on Business Ownership
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Healthcare Providers Learn Lessons on Business Ownership

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Independent healthcare providers can work long hours and lose sight of day-to-day business operations without proper planning. Read More

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Consultant Profile: Where is Your Competitive Advantage?

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Consulting firm finds success by focusing on a niche market, maximizing productivity and taking the proper steps to secure funding. Read More

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Case Study: Using SBA 7(a) Program for Management Buyouts

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The 7(a) SBA loan program is designed to allow small business access to financing that will sustain and support a transfer and sale of business equity. Read More

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SBA Loans: Flexible Financing for Your Business

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U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan programs provide longer terms and lower down payments than conventional financing, allowing you to optimize cash flow and focus on operating and growing your business. Watch Now

Establish Financial Stability
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Establish Financial Stability Before Seeking Lending Options

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Once you have explored your lending options and decided to pursue financing to meet your business objectives, it is important to contact advisors to help get your house on solid ground and gain financing approval. Read More

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Maximize Your Profits with a Monthly Budget

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As a business owner, it is your job to manage expenses, and successful owners keep very close tabs on where their cash goes every month. Read More

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Access to capital is key to small business growth. Whether your goal is to purchase much-needed equipment, buy property or expand distribution, you need flexible financing options. The Small Business Administration offers a variety of loan programs to suit your unique business needs. Watch a video about SBA loan programs to learn more.