Category: Business Finance Resource

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Craft Brewers Draft a Plan for Business Growth

By Bruce Kaufmann WBD Senior Credit Analyst Manager In my time at WBD, I have analyzed and underwritten a number of businesses in the craft brewing industry.  Combined with my enthusiasm for craft beer, and observing how these businesses have evolved over time, I have developed some insight into factors that are indicators of likely success. I am not a…

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WBD Experts talk 504 and 7(a) Lending on ‘Biztalk’ Radio

Recently, WBD Senior Vice President and Senior Lender Jason Monnett teamed up with WBD Vice President and Loan Officer Matt Wilcox to talk all things 504 and 7(a) on the “BizTalk with SCORE” radio program. The experts explained how WBD helps small businesses create jobs through an SBA 504 or a 7(a) loan—sometimes both by layering loans to support different parts of the process.…

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What is the 504 Loan Process?

An SBA 504 loan is a special product that can only be offered by a Certified Development Company (CDC) in partnership with a local lender. WBD is one of the most successful CDC’s in the country and has partnered with hundreds of local lenders to help thousands of small businesses since 1981. The 504 loan is designed to help small…