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April 2018

REBECCA MENDOZA MARKS 10 YEARS WITH JRB!

2018-04-11T21:20:44+00:00

REBECCA MENDOZA MARKS 10 YEARS WITH JRB!

REFLECTIONS ON A DECADE OF TRAVELING THE SBA ROAD

WITH GREAT SBA LENDERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY …

Ten years in one place in our industry doesn’t happen often these days. I am happy to say my decade with J.R. Bruno & Associates has been an amazing ride – and is still […]

REBECCA MENDOZA MARKS 10 YEARS WITH JRB! 2018-04-11T21:20:44+00:00

TIME FOR SPRING CLEANING YOUR SBA PORTFOLIO!!

2018-04-06T20:33:37+00:00

SPRING HAS SPRUNG!

REFRESH. REFLECT. RENEW.

TIME FOR SPRING CLEANING YOUR SBA PORTFOLIO!!

I love spring. For me spring has always meant a time for renewal, for cleaning the cobwebs from brain, the dust from my files – and the clothes I haven’t worn for ages from my closet! I get ready in the fall and […]

TIME FOR SPRING CLEANING YOUR SBA PORTFOLIO!! 2018-04-06T20:33:37+00:00

FROM RICHARD JEFFREY @ JRB … WHAT ABOUT SBA LOANS TO BUSINESSES OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES?

2018-04-11T20:38:26+00:00

FROM RICHARD JEFFREY @ JRB …

IT’S THE USA’s SBA – THEN WHAT ABOUT LOANS TO BUSINESSES

OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES?

Our federal government’s Small Business Administration is unique around the globe – a government entity designed to boost local small business communities and the country’s economy with subsidized business loans. But things can get complicated […]

FROM RICHARD JEFFREY @ JRB … WHAT ABOUT SBA LOANS TO BUSINESSES OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES? 2018-04-11T20:38:26+00:00

March 2018

BACK-TO-BACK SBA LENDER CONFERENCES IN MARCH!!

2018-04-06T20:21:12+00:00

JRB eAlert!

WE’RE HITTIN’ THE QUALITY CIRCLE CIRCUIT!

Georgia Lenders Quality Circle SE/South Eastern Small Business Lenders Conference ∙ 3/7-3/9

Western Pennsylvania Quality Circle Conference ∙ 3/14-3/16

From the hills of Asheville, North Carolina to the snowy slopes of Western Pennsylvania, we’re meeting up with SBA leaders and lenders from up and down the Eastern Seaboard at back-to-back conferences in […]

BACK-TO-BACK SBA LENDER CONFERENCES IN MARCH!! 2018-04-06T20:21:12+00:00

PITFALLS IN PARRiS: WATCH OUT FOR PACKAGING FEES, REFERRAL FEES, CONTINGENCIES

2018-04-06T20:26:04+00:00

Focusing on Fees. Sections of the newly minted SOP 50 10 5 (J) reinforce the Office of Credit Risk Management’s increased oversight of SBA lender relationships with – and fees paid to –Packagers/Referral Agents/Lender Service Providers. That’s a big signal for ongoing due diligence and careful review of your third party vendor procedures to make […]

PITFALLS IN PARRiS: WATCH OUT FOR PACKAGING FEES, REFERRAL FEES, CONTINGENCIES 2018-04-06T20:26:04+00:00

NEWEST SBA DIRECTIVES AND MARIJUANA SALES – YOUR GUARANTY’S SMOKING GUN?

2018-04-11T20:39:03+00:00

Hot issue! As more and more states are making marijuana sales legal, it looks like SBA and the Department of Justice are thinking along the same lines when it comes to retail marijuana businesses. The DOJ has issued new directives and the SBA has incorporated new language in the very latest version of SOP 50 […]

NEWEST SBA DIRECTIVES AND MARIJUANA SALES – YOUR GUARANTY’S SMOKING GUN? 2018-04-11T20:39:03+00:00

DEFINING ‘ASSOCIATE’ ACCORDING TO SBA

2018-04-06T20:26:16+00:00

FROM RICHARD JEFFREY @ JRB …

In a recent eBulletin we took a look at a case study involving two “associates” and what they went through to make SBA construction and 504 loans work for their project. Rough waters all the way around. There could have been smooth sailing if these applicants had been up to speed […]

DEFINING ‘ASSOCIATE’ ACCORDING TO SBA 2018-04-06T20:26:16+00:00