SBA Loan FAQs: Personal Guarantees, Secured Loan vs Unsecured and More.

You are interested in building or buying a business – and you’ve heard that Small Business Administration (SBA) loans are a good idea. But what does all that jargon mean? What are things like “secured vs. unsecured loans” and “personal guarantees”? Find the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions here.

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Owning a Pet Resort: Is the Pet Services Industry Right For You?

Is owning a pet resort a potential business for you?

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Questions About Pet Care Financing?

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Pet Care Business Management: What is Quiet Quitting?

A busy pet care business can’t afford employees who are not engaged. Learn about how to prevent quiet quitting and improve your business practices at the same time.

Turning Passion Into Profits with Outstanding Pet Care

Veterinarians and pet lodging business owners care deeply about the animals in their care. Learn about the team at Outstanding Pet Care who delivers amazing services, while also growing a sustainable business infrastructure.

Small Business Accounting for Your Pet Care Business

Leverage the best practices of small business accounting for your pet care business to be sure you get paid for all your hard work.

Using an SBA loan to buy a business

Have you heard that a Small Business Administration loan (or “SBA loan”) is what you need to help make your business plan a reality? As an SBA Preferred Lender, First Financial Bank can provide you with the information you need to navigate the SBA loan process.

Credit Counseling Tips

What is it to be “creditworthy” – and why is it essential for you? And if your credit history is not quite up to par, what can you do to improve it? Check out these credit counseling tips.

Starting a Pet Business: Loan Payment Calculator

Are you looking to start a pet business? If you are, a small business loan may need to be part of your plans. And being able to estimate your loan payments can help you get ready for your next steps.

Clear a Path to a Successful Pet Care Business Loan

What are some of the things you can do to make it easier for your lender to assess your business loan application? Managing Director of First Financial Bank’s Professional Services Division, Schwanda Flowers, Pharm D, provides some insights into how to remove roadblocks and smooth the path for evaluating your first pet-oriented business loan request.

How to Read a Balance Sheet for a Pet-Oriented Business

Considering buying a doggy daycare or boarding kennel? Or looking at an existing pet spa for sale? It’s time to check out their balance sheet.

How to Start a Pet Boarding Service

If you love working with pets and have experience in pet care, then a pet boarding business might be a great opportunity for you.

Choosing the Best Location for Your Pet Business

Ready to make the leap and open an official location for your pet business? Here are some tips to keep in mind.

How to Start Your Online Pet Business

Ever considered starting your own online pet store? Perhaps, it’s constantly on your mind but hasn’t quite made it past the drawing board to execution. Like every other ecommerce business, starting an online pet business has its pros and cons.

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