If you are hoping to get a small business loan and your business is based in Dumas, Arkansas, we've put together a list of local small business banks that you should contact.
Local Dumas Business Loan Sources
To help you learn more about local small business lenders, here's our list of small business banks in Dumas.
Lenders for Dumas Businesses
This is a list of banks outside of Dumas, Arkansas that have provided SBA loans to Dumas businesses. Some of these may be national banks with local branch locations.
Business Loan Advice for Dumas Businesses
Before reaching out to banks to get a bank loan, you will need to have a specific plan.
You need to be able to clearly introduce your business to the banker, explain how much you want to borrow, define how the money will be used, and show how you intend to to pay the money back to the bank.
Having a business plan is essential. If the loan is to for a company that is already doing business, you should also have financial statements covering the last three years. You will also need to discuss 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 the equity in your home. The banks will look at your personal credit report 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 these banks participate in the financial assistance programs available through the SBA. Before meeting with the banker, 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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