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Getting a Business Loan: Financing Your Main Street Business by Ty Kiisel

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Crisis Borrowing

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Growing up in a small business family, the ups and downs of my Dad’s business was a regular topic of conversation around the dinner table. It didn’t help that my Mom worked in the business and that, as a teenager, I drove the delivery truck and worked in the warehouse. As I got older, I started working on the road as an outside salesman. My dad often expressed the opinion, “The only time the bank seems interested in lending me money is when I don’t need it.”

With the exception of the SBA’s disaster loans, which are available for small businesses in the aftermath of a declared disaster, there really isn’t much help for a ...

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