Accessing capital is hard for any small business however studies show there are even more obstacles for female-owned businesses.

Join CEED staff to discuss what you need to know before applying for a loan.

Learn about the difference in start-up loans and loans for existing businesses, the importance of credit score, why interest rates vary, and where to start in order to figure out how much you can afford.

We will cover:

– What kind of lenders are there?
– Are loans different for STARTUPS and EXISTING businesses?
– Is your personal credit important to the process?
– What documents you can start to gather to start a good loan package?
– Who can assist you locally through the process?

About the instructor: Stuart Walters is a WBC Consultant. He has over 30 years of banking experience. He has helped countless small businesses access the capital needed to start and/or expand their businesses!

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The Women’s Business Center of Fayetteville is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the US Small Business Administration. WBC Programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals please contact the WBC at least two weeks prior by phone 910.323.3377 or email so we can make reasonable accommodations if possible.

WBC is committed to ensuring that our training classes remain accessible to everyone. Our training is offered on the second floor with no elevator. If you feel this will inhibit you from attending class, please contact us by phone at 910-323-3377,. Please allow at least two weeks notice for the Center can make reasonable accommodations.

August 23 @ 17:30
17:30 — 19:00 (1h 30′)

North Regional Library