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Clarification of the Ineligibility of Certain Passive Business Models

When an applicant for financial assistance is in the business of maintaining and renting space to other businesses, it is a landlord and not eligible for an SBA guaranty. This is true whether or not the applicant operates a franchise or non-franchise business.

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7a Small Loans Policy & Procedure Changes

This document gives overview for 7(a) Loan Program changes from SOP 50 10 5(F) effective June 12, 2014.

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SBA Loans: The Missing Manual II

Our answers to inquiries from SBA service providers, these are not the formal, stated policies of SBA.

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Changes to the SBA SOP for 2014!

This document gives overview for 7(a) Loan Program changes from SOP 50 10 5(E) to SOP 50 10 5(F) effective January 1, 2014.

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SBA Advisory Memorandum

A SBA published memorandum is the first in a series of memorandums resulting from their ongoing audit of purchased 7(a) Recovery Act Loans.

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Lender Oversight

SBA Overview of the SBA Lender Portal and Risk Based Review.

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SBA Small Loan Advantage

An overview of one of SBA’s newest small business lending programs making it easier to process loans under $350,000.

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How to obtain a DUNS #

Instructions for Small Businesses to Obtain a DUNS Number.

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Etran Overview

Instructions on how to obtain an ETRAN account and begin access to the SBA processing and servicing platform.

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10 Tab Review

Review of the SBA Loan Guaranty Purchase process.

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SBA Loans – The Missing Manual

Questions and answers on SBA loans.

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Expediting 7(a) Approvals

How to make Sba 7(a) loans approved efficiently.

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SBA 1502 Form Reporting

Our PowerPoint presentation on SBA Form 1502. Including: Timing issues, reporting components, special handling reports, loan exceptions, and other items.

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SBA Overview of the SBA Lender Portal and Risk Based Review.

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Instructions for Small Businesses to Obtain a DUNS Number

Etran Overview

Instructions on how to obtain an ETRAN account and begin access to the SBA processing and servicing platform.

10 Tab Review

Review of the SBA Loan Guaranty Purchase process.

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Questions and answers on SBA loans.

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Expedite the 7(a) process!

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Everything you need to know about SBA Form 1502 reporting!

Set up a Profitable SBA 7(a) Department

Are you wondering what the answers are to the following questions? Prudent Lenders has the knowledge and experience to help!

  • What loan volume must I generate to have a sustainable SBA 7(a) program?
  • What staffing requirements do I need?
  • How do I change my credit policy to incorporate SBA 7(a) lending?
  • Portfolio Growth versus Non-Interest Fee Income
  • Loan Loss Provisions