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David Gass is a contributing author to www.bplans.com.

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The Personal Guarantee for Credit Approval

A personal guarantee (PG) is requested by lenders in order to ensure that they get paid any debt issued to a corporation or LLC. The personal guarantee is signed by an individual typically involved in the business. In most cases it’s one of the owners, officers, or board of directors. The National Association of Credit... Read more »


The Four Tiers of Small Business Financing

One of the most important tasks of a small business owner is finding capital for their business. Unfortunately, most business owners are clueless when it comes to finding money, and most self-proclaimed experts they may listen to are equally misguided. The bottom line is you need capital for your business. Your capital needs will change... Read more »


Good Debt vs. Bad Debt

I hate debt. I don’t like the feeling of owing anyone money. Though I was repeatedly taught in my youth to avoid debt like the plague, I didn’t listen very well — I was nearly $1m in debt at age 25! Some things are learned the hard way. As much as I dislike debt now,... Read more »


Behave Your Way to Obtaining Capital for Your Business

In his book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Dr. Stephen Covey recounts a conversation with a man who hated attending out-of-town training events. The man explained that his wife calls and hounds him on every detail of the day, whom he dines with, etc., and that he felt imprisoned by it. He also... Read more »