Thinking about starting a business? Meet your banker
February 22, 2012
Hosted by Gordon Bennett
Economic uncertainty and the current high rate of unemployment have led many people to explore the potential of going into business for themselves. One of the key elements of success is a great relationship with a commercial banker, something most of us do not have. Today our guest is a retired community bank President with several decades of experience helping small businesses be successful. You will learn the difference between business loans and personal loans and what criteria bankers use to make business loans, as well as other sources of financing you may want to consider. Who knows, this may open the door for you to become your own boss with all the security that provides
Money, Jobs, Health and Other Things of Life
Friday at 1 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel
Our show is all about money and how proper handling of money can lead you to financial freedom. Once you have money you have to make it last while still fulfilling your dreams. Good decisions lead to contentment, while bad decisions lead to stress and anxiety. Each and every facet of your financial life will be discussed by Gordon Bennett and his guest experts. Our purpose is to give you the skills to make better decisions, reduce stress and reach your goals. The fundamentals are simple but applying them is a challenge. There are so many choices and the consequences of bad decisions can be very hard to correct. In today’s economic climate it is very hard to know what to do with your money. Our objective is to help you understand your choices and the pros and cons of each.
Who is a financial educator? It is someone like Gordon Bennett who brings practical business experience and an academic background to the task of helping people who are struggling to gain control of their finances.
Gordon’s breadth of experience has provided him with the insights and skills that enable him to help others achieve financial freedom. He holds an MBA in finance and has owned his own educational publishing company. As a banker he was a senior vice president, an international lending officer, and a member of a major bank’s trust management committee. As a senior manager with a worldwide consulting firm serving the financial sector he developed training programs and conducted workshops in business finance and personal money management.
Gordon is the author of Give Yourself a Raise: How to Have More Money, Less Stress, and Financial Freedom. This book is the basis of a series of four one-hour workshops entitled The Path to Financial Freedom.