ERIC Number: ED289568
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Financing Your Small Business: A Workbook for Financing Small Business.
Compton, Clark W.
Designed to assist established businesspeople with the development of a loan proposal, this workbook offers information on sources of financing and step-by-step guidance on applying for a loan. After chapter I discusses borrowers' and lenders' attitudes towards money, chapter II offers suggestions for determining financial needs. Chapter III lists a variety of possible sources of funding, including relatives and friends, venture capital companies, personal assets, insurance policies, credit unions, suppliers and customers, factoring companies, banks, savings and loan associations, the Small Business Administration, certified development companies, and leasing companies. Chapter IV presents a sample loan proposal and worksheets corresponding to the following proposal sections: application, guarantee, purpose, repayment, collateral, financial data, comments regarding financial data and forecast, financial data guarantor, comments regarding financial data guarantor, history and operations, and conclusion. Chapter V offers suggestions on making the loan presentation, including guidance on determining who will make the presentation, finding the appropriate lending institution and loan officer, preparing and rehearsing, and making the presentation. Chapter VI presents concluding comments. (UCM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Banking, Business Education, Credit (Finance), Economic Opportunities, Entrepreneurship, Financial Support, Small Businesses, Workbooks
Oregon Small Business Development Center Network, 1059 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97401 ($10.00, plus $1.00 postage and handling per book).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Small Business Administration, Portland, OR.; Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.
Authoring Institution: Oregon Small Business Development Center Network, Eugene.
Note: For other workbooks in this series, see JC 880 026-030.