Loans available for small businesses

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Despite the tough economic conditions, loans are available if you know where to look. That's going to be the message at a business loan resource workshop at the Retail Merchants Association.

Business Loan Resource Day is an opportunity to get small business leaders and bankers under one roof to talk about the options that are still out there despite the economy.

The Retail Merchants Association has hosted these types of workshops before with success. Business owners say it's a big help.

Banking experts say banks who are giving loans often see small businesses as a safe bet--especially the ones that are creating jobs.

If you would like to attend today's workshop, it starts at 8:30am and runs until noon. The Retail Merchants Association is located at 5101Monument Avenue. The seminar is free.

Business owners will meet with banks in 15 minute increments after an initial lecture. It's kind of like speed dating--but with information about loans.

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