November 4, 2014

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Report

How Congressional Small Business Committees Will Look After Today’s Election

Watch Bob Coleman interview Washington Business Journal’s Kent Hoover Thursday, November 6th at 1:50 ET.

Kent Hoover covers Congress and the federal government for 40 business journals with his main focus on small business.

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Then stick around for our complimentary webinar ……Financing Franchise Brands, Opportunities or Traps?

Franchise lending offers a great risk mitigant – Brand Performance History. However, not all franchise brands are the same. Unlocking and understanding the inner-workings of the franchise brand can save you time, mitigate your risks, and grow your portfolio. Franchise lending is predictable, scalable and when done properly, lower risk than traditional small business lending.

This webinar aims to arm you with an understanding of common misconceptions and benefits of working with franchises, what to look for when working with a franchise business and what tools are immediately available for you to use in order to make accurate and expeditious loan decisions. Learn how more than 5,600 lender members use the Franchise Registry ( and why this is the essential tool you need in growing a strong and reliable franchise portfolio.

If you are thinking of starting or growing your franchise book of business but may not be sure how to, or if you are seeking a better understanding of how franchised businesses operate and how it relates to loan underwriting, this session is for you.

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