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Raising money in Prospect, Ohio? If so, you'll want to talk to some of these small business lenders in Prospect.

This article is written specifically for entrepreneurs in Prospect, Ohio who are interested in getting a small business loan.

Local Prospect Business Lenders

Without further adieu, here's our list of small business banks in Prospect.

Small Business Bank Recent SBA Loans
First Federal of Warren  

Other Lending Resources for Prospect Businesses

This is a list of banks outside of Prospect, Ohio that have provided SBA loans to Prospect businesses. Some of these may be national banks with local branch locations.

Small Business Bank Recent SBA Loans
Jpmorgan Chase Bank
Houston, TX
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Tips for Getting a Business Loan in Prospect

Before reaching out to banks to get a bank loan, you will need to develop the specifics of your loan request.

You need to be able to clearly explain your business, explain how much you want to borrow, walk the banker through the planned use of proceeds, and show how you plan to pay the loan back to the bank.

A well-defined business plan is essential. If the capital is to for a company that is already doing business, you should also have financial statements covering the last three years. In addition, you should itemize what collateral you have available to secure the loan. Collateral is relevant because banks always want to be prepared for a worst-case scenario in which cash flow from the business does not meet your projections.

If the business has few assets, the bank may ask you to to to guarantee the loan with your personal assets, such as your individual retirement account or pension plan. The banks will check on your personal credit history in any case, so hopefully you have good credit history -- you may want to get a copy of your credit history prior to meeting with the banker.

Many of the banks in our list participate in the financial assistance programs available through the SBA. Prior to visiting local banks, you may want to get up to speed on SBA loans programs to see if you qualify. SBA 7(a) loans, SBA 504 loans and SBA disaster assistance loans may be available to you.

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