Do professional credentials really make a difference, any difference? For me, becoming a certified financial planner™ has made a significant difference. I’ll suggest it may do so for others, as well. The differences fall into two general categories: impact on self and impact on others.
At some point in the life of their business, most entrepreneurs will need to apply for a business loan in order to grow. In tough times, that can be a difficult challenge. However, the better prepared you are, the better your chances of success. Here are a few tips:
1. Determine your need
Why do you need the money? Be clear to both yourself and prospective lenders what business objective you plan to achieve with a loan.