If you are planning on applying for a small business loan and your business is based in San Joaquin, California, we've put together a list of local small business banks that you should contact.
Lenders for San Joaquin Businesses
This is a list of banks outside of San Joaquin, California that have provided SBA loans to San Joaquin businesses. Some of these may be national banks with local branch locations.
Business Loan Advice for San Joaquin Businesses
Prior to meeting with banks to get a bank loan, you will need to have a specific plan.
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 intend to to pay the loan back to the bank.
A well-defined business plan is is critically important. If the money is to for a company that is already doing business, you should also have financial statements covering the last three years. Bankers will also want to know what collateral you have available to guarantee 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, you will likely be asked to secure the business 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 the banks in our list participate in the financial assistance programs available through the SBA. Before you sit down to talk with a small business banker, you may want to do your homework 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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