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SBA offering free online classes

If you’re a small business entrepreneur looking for a loan, you might want to check out two new free online courses that illustrate the process of borrowing money and what lenders are looking for in a loan application.

The self-paced courses, which have been put together by the U.S. Small Business Administration, will help loan seekers avoid common mistakes.

You can learn more about Finance Primer: Guide to SBA’s Loan Guaranty Programs at and How to Prepare a Loan Package at

You'll have to fill out a short registration form before proceeding to the free courses.

-- Pratik Joshi: 582-1541;; Business Beat blog at