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Small Business Banking Basics
"More bang for your buck" describes traditional financial institutions today. It's soooOOO much more than savings and checking.


Business Planning

Why plan?
Learn how a little bit of time can prevent a large amount of stress

Business Planning Format
Access a proven framework for helping you to design and write a business plan and a financing proposal tailored to your specific business needs

Financial Planning

The Financing Proposal
Read about the components, terms and definitions of a financing proposal.

Analytical Financing Chart
A worksheet for planning financing needs, types and sources

Personal Financial Statement
A worksheet for documenting the components required for commercial lending transactions (file in Adobe PDF format).

Common FAQs

View what others have asked about starting and growing a business in our FAQ Section

Types of Business Entities

Weigh liability, tax status and other factors in choosing what type of business entity you want your operation to be.


Register a Business

Learn how to register a business

Small Business Banking Terms

Glossary of Terms
Review common banking terminologies

Cash Flow Management

Why Cash Flow?
Controlling your cash before it controls you

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