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How To Make Your Business Loan Ready

I hope that you were able to attend last Tuesday's program, How to Start a Small Business, the first program in a three-part Small Business Series at Richland Library. Guest speaker Mel Wallace, Regional Director at SC State University Small Business Development Center, presented an engaging and informative session to an audience of 31 small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.

If you weren't able to attend, there is good news! Mel Wallace will be returning to Richland Library on Tuesday, March 11, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. for the 2nd Small Business Series program, How to Make Your Business Loan Ready.

Topics that will be discussed during the program will include:

  • Understand the Bank's Products & Services for Small Business Customers
  • How to Build a Banking Relationship
  • Navigating the Loan Application Process
  • Bank's Requirements
  • Credit Score & Impact
  • Preparing the Financial Statements & Projections
  • Business Management
  • Accounting & Bookkeeping
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Projected Income & Anticipated Expenses
  • Come and join Mel Wallace for this important session to learn what steps you need to take before you go to the bank for a business loan!

    Event Information: Register online.

    Tuesday, March 11

    How to Make Your Business Loan Ready for adults

    Learn how to secure the financing you need to be successful, including loan program eligibility requirements and credit criteria.

    6:30 p.m - 8:00 p.m. Auditorium


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