Category: Business Financing

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RESULTS: Favorite Thanksgiving Dessert

Hot off the presses (or the ovens)… Here are results of the WBD Thanksgiving Dessert Poll. Despite an early lead for pumpkin pie, a creamy competitor took a sweet lead—quickly eclipsing the ole’ standard. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving from the WBD family to yours (and if you are a small business owner, take a well-deserved break!

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POLL: Favorite Thanksgiving Dessert

Click on the image to vote and to view results You work hard. You pay your taxes. You try to be a good person. Put others before you? Yes. Open to favors? All the time. Sure, you perform acts of kindness because you are an awesome, self-less person. But at the Thanksgiving dessert table, it’s all about you. After family,…

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WBD’s Randy Kyle Elected as a NADCO At-Large Director for 2017-2018 Term

Earlier this month, the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) announced their 2017-2018 NADCO Board of Directors election results. WBD is pleased to announce that Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Randy Kyle has been elected as an at-large director. Randy, who is a CPA and has a Masters of Business Taxation from the University of Minnesota, brings a wealth of operational and…

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Happy Halloween from WBD

Happy Halloween from the WBD team! If you are ready to grow your business, to own your fixed assets, or to upgrade your equipment, then we have a treat for you. It’s called the SBA 504 Loan, and along every step of the process, we are happy to lend a hand.

SBA Loans: 504 vs 7(a)

When it comes to SBA lending, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The two largest SBA programs are the 7(a) Loan, offered through lenders, and the 504 Loan, delivered through a Certified Development Company like WBD in partnership with local lenders. Our loan officers will ascertain your business needs and your overall objectives to determine the best loan package(s) for you. What are…

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Lance Talk: Goal-based Marketing in the CDC World

Lance Walter, VP of Strategic Communications at WBD Inc., leads a breakout session on goal-based marketing at the 2017 NADCO: National Association of Development Companies Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Lance geared his marketing talk towards other Certified Development Companies (CDCs)—nonprofit organizations that are certified and regulated by the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide 504 Loan financing to small businesses. Heather…

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Rock ‘n’ Glow Participants Share a Bright Idea: Run and Walk for Charity

  It may have been a Friday the thirteenth, but organizers of the Jeremy Monnett Rock ‘n’ Glow Fun Run/Walk lucked out with a big band of brightly beaming participants who helped honor the memory of WBD’s twin brother, Jeremy Monnett. Held at the Dockside Tavern/Oshkosh Riverwalk, the family event drew more than 500 people, who dressed brightly and lit themselves with anything from glow…

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How Do We C.R.E.A.T.E. Our Core Values?

A mission-based organization, WBD focuses on small business growth and development. Internally, we have a mission also—our core values. Firms create core values to answer many questions: What image do you want to convey? What are your underlying philosophies? How personal values factor into the company? How do core values align with the mission statement? In response to types of…

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WBD Thursday Success Story:
Companion Housing Programs, Inc.

Companion Housing Programs provides housing and services to the developmentally disabled. Programs are designed by the individual, their family members, the county social services workers assigned to that individual and the CHP staff to meet the needs of the individual while encouraging independent living skills. CHP owns and operates 14 houses in the Hennepin County area that provide their customers…

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