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How to Get a Business Loan

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A client recently asked my advice about using a business loan to help him fund the cost of a physical move of his business. He was curious how to be best prepared to talk with the bank about his possible need. The answer I gave him works for any borrower wondering how to improve their chances for obtaining a loan from a bank: You should be able to easily articulate the answers to three basic questions: 

What do you need the money..

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Phishing and Phraud

| 2/16/22 9:00 AM

In this era of digital finance, we are sharing some helpful hints about keeping your financial information safe. Whether you are client of First Foundation Bank or another institution you can follow these tips to avoid becoming the next victim of financial fraud.

Security is paramount to everything we do at First Foundation Bank. With the proliferation of online activity among the banking community, there has been an equal increase in scams via..

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Cyber Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Ransomware attack estimates were at 304.7 million in August 2021, which is the same number of total attacks as the entire 2020 calendar year had. To put it into a fiscal perspective, the 2020 reported losses exceeded $4.1 Billion. Losses for 2021 are approximately $4.9 Billion so far, and the busiest season for ransomware isn’t even here yet! However, there appears to be lull in September, with the number of reported attacks actually decreasing...

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