Author Archives: Paul Long


Published Tue, Mar 12 2019 • 8:30 AM EDT • Updated Tue, Mar 12 2019 • 11:33 AM EDT Emmie Martin- CNBC The typical American household has an average of $8,863 in an account at a bank or credit union, according to Read more…


By Paul Long May 15, 2019 Starting a business can rewarding, but can also be a lot of work. Many entrepreneurs look to purchase an existing businesses as an alternative.  When you purchase an existing business it gives you the Read more…


By BANKRATE STAFF JANUARY 3, 2019 Claudia Ramos, graphic designer and illustrator from North Hollywood, California, dreams of turning her side business, Claudia Ramos Designs, into a full-time gig. Her dreams are specific: She’d like to see her work and that of Read more…


Lack of funding can lead to unique challenges for disabled business owners By Andrew Paniello  |  Published: January 17, 2019 In 2017 the United States Congress quietly made the move to decrease provisions that enable the Small Business Administration (SBA) to make Read more…


Great time talking with Brian Harding of the Growing your Successful Business Podcast. I talked about how banks look at your loan request and some other small business tips.    


Commercial Construction Lending By Paul Long –  February 2019 Sometimes when you can’t find that perfect building for your business, it is possible to build your own. Not everyone has the cash in the bank to do that, so going to Read more…


https://www.spreaker.com/user/keeba/a-visit-with-paul-long-of-timberland-ban   On The Disrupters Paul Long offers some tips on “What to say to your banker when seeking a loan”.


by Kevin Perk Unless you are sitting on a pile of cash, the purchase of your buy and hold properties are going to have to be financed through some type of loan.  The first few loans for your investment properties Read more…


BY DON DOMAN “Commercial is very different from residential in the fact that appraisals are much more subjective in nature,” says Scott Everett, founder and president of Supreme Lending, a mortgage lender in Dallas. “Much of the value derived from a Read more…


  By Paul Long |  March 4, 2018 If you are looking for a business loan, making sure you have good credit and have reasonable time in business, then you are on the right track. However, understanding how a bank Read more…