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Starting A Business Many people approach us in the early stages of their new dream - starting a small business.  There are so many things to be aware of.  While there are many important aspects to take into consideration such as corporate structure and business planning one piece always gets over...
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act contains multiple changes to the Small Business Administration's programs. These changes have been put into effect to encourage lenders to open up their lending to the small business sector. These changes can effect small business loans and commercial lo...
Whenever two or more people come together with a shared purpose, they form a culture with its own written and unwritten rules for behavior. Our families, workplaces and communities all have cultures. These cultures have a tremendous, though rarely recognized, impact upon our behavior as individua...
Below is an article put together by our marketing consultant.  In response to this article, we at CFH have decided to go to work in our community and raise funds for the Florida AIDS Walk in April.  Below is a link that you can read about the cause and donate money to show your support.  I hope y...
Hello everyone!  It seems that the funding firm of DEWEY, CHEATHAM & HOWE is back in business again.  We are getting an increasing number of deals from borrowers and/or realtors are telling us should be able to get funded.  These deals have, in most cases, been reviewed by another firm (a short e...
We are all seeing changes in the players that are now competing in our respective marketplaces.  This is causing the paradigms to shift back toward a more knowledgeable financial consultantant no matter what your respective trade may be.  That being said, it is my opinion that professionals who k...
Hello everyone.  I am sorry for the delay for the past month in posting, but things have been a bit trying with the birth of our daughter on Nov 2, 2007.   I am a student of strategy and the Asian cultures and arts.  To that avail, I read and use many items from the text of General "SUN TZU and T...
This is part 2 of the terms and meanings. October 31st, 2007 8:47 AM This week I would like to explain the purpose of me explaining the terms and definitions that I am posting.  Many of the deals that we are receiving are startup ventures where they are buying real estate as well.  This is absolu...
The down turn in the economy and more importantly the Residential Mortgage markets has created an influx of in-experienced individuals attempting to do Commercial Loans.  I have personally seen that lately the greatest barrier to success seems to be getting the terminology correct. I know this ma...

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