July 22, 2013 By Bob Coleman Editor, Coleman Report Did celebrity worship influence a judge in a ten day sentence for loan fraud? The University of Memphis Tigers basketball game (former) announcer pled guilty to one count of loan fraud last February. The Commercial Appeal reported… U.S. District Judge Michael P. Mills told Roberts that…

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July 19, 2013 By Bob Coleman Editor, Coleman Report We spoke with Mary Jo Larson, Publisher, Franchise Times about getting capital to large and up and coming franchise brands at the Franchise Spotlight Conference in Irvine, CA. Bob Coleman: We’re talking with Mary Jo Larson, the publisher of Franchise Times. Mary Jo, welcome, we’re in…

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July 19, 2013 By Bob Coleman Editor, Coleman Report Today’s fraudster comes from an unlikely fraud bucket – veterinarians. Small business loans to veterinarians perform much better than other loans. In fact one SBA lender started their business by only making loans to this industry. The Oklahoma vet received one year and a day in…

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July 18, 2013 By Bob Coleman Editor, Coleman Report We spoke with David A. Nayor, Co-President and Chief Operating Officer of BoeFly, LLC and Michael Rozman, Co-President and Chief Strategy Officer of BoeFly, LLC about the Franchise Spotlight Conference in Irvine, CA. Bob Coleman: What did the lenders learn at this conference? Mike Rozman: I…

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July 16, 2013 By Bob Coleman Editor, Coleman Report Inc’s Kimberly Weisul has penned an article about the not so distant future elephant in the room – the impact of Dodd-Frank on small business lending. The problem is The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau does business differently than current bank regulators. Kimberly quotes Zion’s David Hemingway…

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