SBA Loans in 2019 – A Complete Guide

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What Are They?  SBA, or Small Business Administration, is a government agency that helps to provide a guarantee to banks and lenders in order to achieve a loan for a business; it is important to note that it is not the agency itself that hands out loans. A loan of this type is helpful for both the bank and the …

Leasing Gym Equipment in 2019 – Is leasing best for my business?

First Financial Equipment Leasing

Choosing the right type of financing for your equipment purchase has too many after-tax profit consequences to be left up to chance.  Your business needs equipment to operate, but how do you know when leasing gym equipment best for business verses buying for cash or financing? Gym Equipment Leasing in 2019 – Example: Fitness Facility Obtaining equipment in 2019 can challenge even the …

Introducing Borsa Plans

First Financial Starting a Business

At First Financial, we believe in establishing a positive relationship right from the beginning. We want to help you succeed in your small business goals. Our range of small business financing options are designed fit your needs. The guidance we offer will connect you with the best financial options to help your business.

Government Shutdown

First Financial Franchise Funding, SBA Loan, Starting a Business

Government Shutdown First Financial will continue to process loans Please be advised that during the Government shutdown First Financial will continue to process loans as if the Government were open! First Financial has been through a few Government shutdowns in the past and because of this they know what they have to do to keep the process moving and be ready …

3 Ways Cryptocurrencies Could Affect Your Business in 2018

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3 Ways Cryptocurrencies Could Affect Your Business in 2018 Last year, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology were in the headlines of not only of tech news outlets but also financial websites. Entrepreneurs, technologists, financial analysts, and governments have recognized the long-term effects and benefits of cryptocurrencies. Although analysts predict that cryptocurrencies — particularly Bitcoin — will soon enter a bubble, there …

Article by Stephen Olear: THE SBA FRANCHISE DIRECTORY Changes For 2018

First Financial Franchise News, SBA Loan

Points of Interest: NO-FEE for listing on the Directory Work directly with SBA’s counsel on eligibility issues and/or addendum negotiations Directory is open for ALL BUSINESSES TO SEE – No Bait and Switch Beat the January 1st start date and Apply Now!!!!! at [email protected] If further clarification is needed please reach out to Stephen Olear’s office:   Stephen J. Olear …

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3 Small Business Tips to Help You Fund Your New Idea

First Financial SBA Loan, Starting a Business

If you plan on becoming a small business owner, it’s definitely important that you have a winning idea. Unfortunately, as far too many entrepreneurs have learned the hard way, that’s not going to be good enough. You also need the funding required to bring that great idea to life. 3 Small Business Tips for Entrepreneurs Who Need Funding Don’t worry. …

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Understanding SBA Express Loans for Small Businesses

First Financial SBA Loan, Starting a Business, Working Capital

Talk to any successful small business owner and they’ll tell you that their accomplishments took more than just a good idea and a lot of passion. Among other things, it takes a lot of capital. Even surefire ideas need serious funding to get off the ground. 4 Reasons to Consider an SBA Express Loan for Your Small Business The best …

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Everything You Need to Know About Financing for Small Businesses

First Financial SBA Loan, Starting a Business

If you’re a small business owner – or about to be – you already know that this job title involves wearing countless hats and juggling just as many priorities. In short, being an owner can be one of the most rewarding jobs in the world, but it’s definitely not without its challenges. Financing for small businesses continues to be a …

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3 Absolutely Essential Things to Consider Before Buying a Franchise

First Financial Franchise Purchase, SBA Loan

Are you in love with the idea of owning a franchise? Countless people have made the decision to buy and are glad they did. Franchises can quickly provide you with a steady income without many of the challenges that are intrinsic in other business models. However, before you decide to start putting money into this dream, there are three very …

Revisions to SBA Addendum to Franchise Agreement (SBA Form 2462)

First Financial SBA Loan

SBA Policy Notice EFFECTIVE: 2/14/2017 Changes to the Franchise Review Process for 7(a) and 504 Loans   Download the full announcement PDF here: franchise policy noticefinalfeb2017 PDF SBA has received numerous comments relating to the language in the SBA Addendum, particularly the use of the terms “franchise agreement,” “franchisor,” and “franchisee,” when the document is also required for license, dealer, distributor, jobber, or similar …