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5 lists your borrower should bring you for new years…

Long before I focused on working with lenders to understand business and make good loan decisions, I focused on working with the businesses themselves. I still do.

I am one of the Business Credit bloggers on, a D&B Online Portal for small business resources. Here I am on their home page today:

Thumbnail image for AllBusinessScreenshot.JPGNew Year’s Credit Resolution: Meet with your Lender (Long) Before you Need the Loan

Perhaps your borrower will bring you some good news along with their loan request this year!

About the Author
Linda Keith CPA is an expert in credit risk readiness and credit analysis. She trains banks and credit unions throughout the United States, both in-house and in open-enrollment sessions, on Tax Return and Financial Statement Analysis. She is in the trenches with lenders, analysts and underwriters helping them say "yes" to good loans. Creator of the Tax Return Analysis Virtual Classroom at, she speaks at banking associations on risk management, lending and director finance topics.