Tag Archive: bad banks

Hard Lessons in Modern Lending – Cont’d – post #3

Burt Helm | Inc. magazine  http://www.inc.com/magazine/201211/burt-helm/hard-lessons-in-modern-lending_page 3.html published Oct 30, 2012 …Cont’d from previous post dated March 8th 2013 … When banks move to stem problem loans, they follow a standard procedure, says Mitchell… Continue reading

Hard Lessons in Modern Lending cont’d – post #2

 From 1989 to 1994, the number of small-business loans fell 34 percent, and many economists worried that big banks might stop troubling with them altogether. Continued from March 7th blog post To understand how we… Continue reading

Hard Lessons in Modern Lending

Burt Helm | Inc. magazine http://www.inc.com/magazine/201211/burt-helm/hard-lessons-in-modern-lending.html Oct 30, 2012 After the financial crisis, banks had to reduce risk. For business owners, the process has been a difficult education in the current-day workings of… Continue reading

Case Study: When Your Bank Stops Lending

Nitasha Tiku Jul  1, 2009  http://www.inc.com/magazine/20090701/case-study-when-your-bank-stops-lending.html When Able Planet’s bank pulled his $2.5 million line of credit, founder Kevin Semcken had to think fast. Jamie Kripke NOW HEAR THIS Kevin Semcken had high… Continue reading

When Bad Loans Happen to Good Entrepreneurs

Martha Gershun http://www.inc.com/articles/2000/08/16771.html Aug  1, 2000 “When the loan came through, the dream had begun — but so had the nightmare.” In 1986, my soon-to-be business partner and I discovered a remarkable treasure:… Continue reading

Is this legal? Bullying of small Contractors.

Crushing SMEs February 3, 2013 by Marie Gervais, PhD. Director, Global Leadership Associates Inc www.global-leadership.ca A few days ago I had an unsettling conversation with a business owner whose company provides support services to big players… Continue reading