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What is your purpose?

With over 30 years of experience in setting up SBA lending departments, Tim Terry, CEO of SBA Advisors, has compiled "The Top 5 Requirements to Starting or Expanding an SBA Lending Platform.” This will be a 5 part blog series and today we...

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What is your plan? Part 1

In part two of this series on “The Top 5 Requirements to Starting or Expanding an SBA lending Platform”, we address the requirement of having a PLAN. When would you ever make a loan to a new company without seeing their business...

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What is your plan? Part 2

Why Have A Stand-Alone SBA Credit Policy From the last blog, we discussed having a Plan for SBA lending starting with a stand-alone SBA credit policy.  Let’s continue the discussion on the mandate for an SBA Credit Policy. First and...

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What is your plan? Part 3

How Much Does It Cost to Get Started and When Should We Expect to Break Even? With any new business plan, we want to know all about the investment needed and the timeline to profitability.  As a Commercial/SBA Lender, you need this knowledge to...

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What people are needed?

Best Practices in SBA Lending Staffing or Using an LSP As mentioned in earlier blogs, there is a lot of SBA compliance that factors into a successful SBA lending platform. To maintain a consistent compliant process, it takes experienced SBA...

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What is your process?

Best Practices in SBA Lending  Compliance and the SBA Guaranty The fourth “P” is Process At the beginning of this blog series, we discussed the foundation of an SBA lending platform: the SBA Credit Policy (aka: the PLAN). ...

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The Evolution of SBA Loan Service Providers

Back in the early 90’s, I was teaching bankers how to do SBA lending. I also helped in doing credit analysis and loan packaging. Everyone called me a loan packager. As my business has evolved into setting up SBA departments and finding people to...

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The Most Common Interview Question

"Tell me about yourself" It is the most common interview question, and one that a lot of job seekers find difficult to answer. Dana Manciagli provides valuable feedback in this article provided by Career Mojo through The Business...

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Interviewing

Interviews have the power to solidify or rule you out as a candidate. You can have the perfect resume and a wonderful phone interview, but a have a less than successful face-to-face interview. Nerves, coupled with the inevitably intrusive questions...

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Press Release January 26th, 2014

SBAadvisors announces new SBA “tradigital” marketing programs to SBA lenders across the country. Dallas, TX – Today Tim Terry, President of the 22 year old firm, SBAadvisors, Inc.  announced the addition of new marketing...

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Are you overusing “buzzwords” on your resume?

Some of the “power” words used on resumes have lost their power. Your resume can work on your behalf and in your favor or it can set you back. Check out this excerpt from an article in the Dallas Business Journal and see if you need to...

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Does your resume have what it takes to get you hired?, Part I

A professional resume is something that we all assume to have. We have listed our job history, a summary of accomplishments, and demonstrated growth in promotions and leadership positions. And yet, somehow great candidates can be overlooked simply...

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Does your resume have what it takes to get you hired?, Part II

In our first blog post of this series, “Does your resume have what it takes to get you hired?, we provided some tips that will make your resume work for you and keep you from getting overlooked. Your resume is often the first thing that human...

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Does your resume have what it takes to get you hired?, Part IV

In this installment of our resume series “Does your resume have what it takes to get you hired?” we are discussing the importance of focusing on your future and career potential in your resume. We also take a moment to discuss the...

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Does your resume have what it takes to get you hired? Part V

Today we are wrapping up our series on resume writing. The past five posts we have discussed common ways resumes can easily work for or against you. We’ve covered everything from formatting, verbiage and keywords, to providing evidence of...

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Does your resume have what it takes to get you hired?, Part III

In our last couple of blog posts, we have been discussing ways to make your resume work on your behalf. If you have been keeping up with the series, we would love to hear your thoughts and answer any questions you might have. Feel free to comment on...

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