Course Content
Your Loan Packaging Course
Learn to craft a persuasive loan package to secure financing. This concise course covers essential financial documents, integrating your business plan, understanding credit scores, and presenting your business effectively to meet lender expectations. Gain insights into legal compliance, submission tips, and strategies for engaging with lenders, all aimed at showcasing your business's growth potential.
The Business Entity Course
Navigate the complexities of choosing the right business structure with "The Business Entity Course." This focused course demystifies the process of selecting an entity type—such as LLC, corporation, or partnership—that aligns with your business goals, legal protections, and tax implications. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of each entity type, the impact on your personal liability, and how your choice affects funding opportunities. This course provides the foundational knowledge needed to make an informed decision on structuring your business for success.
Personal Credit Enhancement Course 101
Boost your financial credibility with the "Personal Credit Enhancement Course 101." This essential course offers strategies to improve your personal credit score, a critical factor in securing business financing. Dive into understanding credit reports, identifying and rectifying errors, and employing tactics to enhance creditworthiness. Learn how personal credit impacts business funding opportunities and master practical steps to elevate your score for better loan terms and access to capital. This course is your guide to building a stronger financial foundation for both personal and business growth.
Business Credit 101
Unlock the potential of your business with "Business Credit 101," a course designed to guide entrepreneurs through the intricacies of establishing and managing business credit. Discover how to create a robust business credit profile that lenders trust, understand the key differences between personal and business credit, and learn strategies for building creditworthiness. This course covers the essentials of business credit reporting agencies, how to secure credit lines, and the impact of credit on your business's funding capabilities. Equip yourself with the knowledge to leverage business credit as a powerful tool for growth and financial stability.
A Bankable Business Plan Course
Transform your vision into a viable financial strategy with "A Bankable Business Plan Course." This comprehensive course guides you through crafting a business plan that not only articulates your business model and market potential but also appeals to investors and lenders. Learn to effectively communicate your business's value proposition, operational plan, and financial projections. Discover the components that make a business plan compelling, including market analysis, competitive edge, and financial forecasts. By the end of this course, you'll have a polished, professional business plan ready to open doors to funding and growth opportunities.
Lender Strategies and Tips Course
Navigate the lending landscape with confidence through the "Lender Strategies and Tips Course." This insightful course equips you with the knowledge to approach lenders effectively, understand their criteria, and improve your chances of loan approval. Delve into the nuances of different financing options, learn how to present your business in the best light, and uncover the secrets to successful loan negotiations. From building strong relationships with banks to preparing for common lender concerns, this course offers practical advice and strategies to secure the financing your business needs to thrive.
Funding Source Overview
Explore the spectrum of funding opportunities with the "Funding Source Overview" course. This essential guide introduces you to the diverse world of business financing, from traditional bank loans and SBA loans to innovative online lending and venture capital. Understand the pros and cons of each funding source, eligibility criteria, and how to align them with your business needs. Gain insights into navigating the application process, optimizing your chances for approval, and strategically choosing the right mix of financing to fuel your business growth. This course is your roadmap to identifying and securing the optimal funding sources for your enterprise.
Become Lender Ready
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Business Credit Building Checklist
Building corporate credit is a lengthy process and painstaking but luckily for you we have built thousands of business credit profiles. In order to build strong and lasting business credit you will need to learn and master the basics of credit building to avoid unnecessary delays. Here is a brief checklist that helps you prepare your corporate credit in double quick time. This checklist has a number of important areas that you should look at with care and caution. 
Step 1 – Corporate Identity Foundation
1.1 – Determine Name
1.2 – Establish Entity
1.3 – Business Address
1.4 – Federal EIN
1.5 – Secretary of State Compliance
1.6 – Business Bank Account 
1.7 – Active State Records (Business License) 
1.8 – National 411 Directories Update
1.9 – Business Phone
1.10 – Business Website
1.11 – Professional Business Email
Step 2 – Business Credit Bureaus /Agencies 
2.1 – Dun & Bradstreet  
2.2 – Experian Business Credit 
2.3 – Equifax Small Business Exchange 
Step 3 – Establish Business Credit Foundation
3.1 – Establish Dun & Bradstreet Credit Profile
     – D&B Profile
     – Paydex Score
3.2 – Establish Experian Business Credit Profile
     – Experian Profile
     – Intelliscore Plus
3.3 – Establish Equifax Business Credit Profile
     – Equifax Profile
     – Payment Index Score
Step 4 – Vendor Business Lines of Credit
4.1 – Office Supplies
4.2 – Building & Industrial
4.3 – Major Retail
Step 5 – Credit Cards
5.1 – Retail Card Providers
5.2 – Office Resources
5.3 – Building & Décor
5.4 – Fleet Cards
5.5 – No Personal Guarantors 
Step 6 – Equipment Leasing
6.1 – Office Furniture 
6.2 – Telecommunication
6.3 – Computer Equipment
6.4 – Medical Equipment
6.5 – Large Machinery 
6.6 – Printing Equipment 
Step 7 – Bank Loans
7.1 – Bank Rating 
7.2 – Bank CD Loan Program
7.3 – Participating Banks
7.4 – Public Records
Step 8 – Unsecured Business Lines of Credit Programs
8.1 – Merchant Cash Advance
8.2 – Line Of Credit 
8.3 – Term Loans
Step 9 – The Funding Finish Line
9.1 – Maintaining Your Great Business Credit Scores