Lentell sentence example
- "Starting a small business is one of the riskiest things an individual can do," Lentell says.
- Lentell notes that interest rates on SBA loans are negotiated by the borrower and the lender, but typically cannot exceed 2.75 percent above the Wall Street Journal prime rate.
- "Bear in mind these potential disadvantages are offset by many factors," Lentell says, "Not the least of which is that many lenders are hesitant to makes loans to small businesses - particularly start-ups - without the SBA guarantee."
- Lentell adds that comparison studies are currently underway to measure small business success for owners who use such resources and those who don't.