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NEW YEAR. GREAT PLANS … OR SO WE SAY!

January 9th, 2019|

New Year, Great Plans! I don’t know if you’re like me. I start off each year with great plans and resolutions and by the end January I’m holding tight to one or two because I’ve already broken the rest. Setting [...]

FROM ALL OF US @ JRB … HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

November 19th, 2018|

On Thanksgiving Day … We face many questions. Baste or brine? New recipe or tried and true? It’s halftime. Carve the turkey? Of course there’s a lot more to it. All across America we pause to celebrate our achievements, reflect [...]

JRB e ALERT! NAGGL’S ANNNUAL SMALL BUSINESS LENDING CONFERENCE NOVEMBER 13-15 ∙ SAN DIEGO ∙ THE PLACE TO BE! STOP BY OUR JRB BOOTH #77

October 31st, 2018|

NAGGL’s Annual Small Business Lending Conference has long been a state-of-the-art gathering for small business lenders, lender service providers, federal legislators, and SBA leadership. This year’s sold-out conference is again the place to be NAGGL ’18 promises a full schedule [...]

SBA UPDATES THE LENDER PORTAL!

July 25th, 2018|

SBA Information Notice 5000-180007 effective June 28, 2018, announces key additions to the Office of Credit Risk Management’s (OCRM’s) Lender Portal for 7(a) lenders and CDCs.  The Portal’s enhancements and updates will increase an SBA lender’s ability to proactively monitor [...]

MARIJUANA REVISITED – SBA NOT BLOWING SMOKE!

July 11th, 2018|

Hot-Button Issue Getting Hotter! SBA means business. Back in March we alerted you to SBA’s first-time language addressing retail marijuana-businesses. See SOP 50 10 5 (J) (1/1/18). Subpart B, Chapter 2, V. Eligible Use of Loan Proceeds, F, 1, g, [...]

WESTWARD HO, JRB! SEE YOU AT AMERICA WEST!!

June 13th, 2018|

We’re heading out to join SBA lenders from the Western states at the America West Small Business Lenders Conference, June 20-22 in Costa Mesa, California. This year’s conference is jam packed with educational sessions for SBA lenders of all sizes [...]

CAN THE APPLICANT ACCESS CREDIT ELSEWHERE? MAYBE.

May 31st, 2018|

GOT A POSSIBLE ISSUE? THINK IT THROUGH! Credit Elsewhere. Is there an SBA issue debated more? All the talk – and the ensuing scrutiny – by Purchase Centers, OCRM, OIG and Congress resulted in changes detailed in SBA Policy Notice [...]

SUBMITTING 1502 REPORTS: IT’S ALL ABOUT THE DETAILS!

April 20th, 2018|

SUBMITTING 1502 REPORTS: IT’S ALL ABOUT THE DETAILS! INCORRECT FILING CAN AFFECT YOUR PARRiS SCORE!!  As with all SBA processes, accurate 1502 reporting is critical to maintaining your portfolio’s performance and a positive PARRiS score. And as with all processes, [...]

SBA ANNOUNCES 25-YEAR FULLY AMORTIZED 504 LOAN

April 11th, 2018|

SBA ANNOUNCES 25-YEAR FULLY AMORTIZED 504 LOAN Effective 4/4/2018 and posted on the Federal Register on 4/4/2018, SBA has made available a 504 loan with a 25-year maturity in addition to the10- and 20-year 504 loans already available.  

SBA SMALL BUSINESS WEEK APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2018

April 11th, 2018|

SBA SMALL BUSINESS WEEK APRIL 29-MAY 5, 2018 SBA’s Small Business Week kicks off in Washington D.C. with award ceremonies on April 29 followed by a nationwide bus road show and local events across the country. Now’s the time to [...]

REBECCA MENDOZA MARKS 10 YEARS WITH JRB!

April 11th, 2018|

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 [...]

TIME FOR SPRING CLEANING YOUR SBA PORTFOLIO!!

April 6th, 2018|

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 [...]

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

March 9th, 2018|

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 [...]

DEFINING ‘ASSOCIATE’ ACCORDING TO SBA

March 9th, 2018|

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 [...]

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