If you are looking for a small business loan and your business is based in Wrangell, Alaska, we've put together a list of local small business banks that you should contact.
Local Wrangell Business Loan Sources
Without further adieu, here's our list of small business banks in Wrangell.
|Small Business Bank
|Recent SBA Loans
|First Bank - Branch Offices
Business Loan Providers for Wrangell Businesses
This is a list of banks outside of Wrangell, Alaska that have provided SBA loans to Wrangell businesses. Some of these may be national banks with local branch locations.
Business Loan Advice for Wrangell Businesses
Before meeting with lenders to discuss getting a bank loan, you will need to develop the specifics of your loan request.
You need to be able to clearly introduce your business to the banker, explain how much you want to borrow, walk the banker through the planned use of proceeds, and show how you plan to pay the money back to the lender.
A well-defined business plan is is critically important. If the money is to for an existing 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, you will likely be asked to pledge 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 are SBA lenders. 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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