30 Jul '11, 8pm

5 steps to start your own business:

5 steps to start your own business:

Another place to try: local alternative lenders called community development financial institutions (CDFIs) that receive grants from the U.S. Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. The one requirement: Your business must be in or serve a low-income area (more areas qualify than you may think—even an online venture could qualify). Because the goal of these groups is to provide credit, capital and financial services to under-served communities, they’re eager to support businesses that further that mission. The average loan amount is $7,000, but can go as high as $50,000, and you can expect better lending rates, longer payback terms and even assistance with building your business. The application process varies by local CDFI. To find CDFIs in your area, go to

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/money/personal-finance/stories/5-steps...

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