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The Five C's of Credit

What Community Futures Looks for in a Loan Application:                     

When your local Community Futures staff and volunteer board assess the merits of your loan application, they take into account our own version of the classic banking industry guideline “The Five C’s of Credit.” As we are developmental lenders – and because community economic development is our number one priority – we are able to interpret and prioritize lending criteria a bit differently than traditional banks.

Here’s some insight into the criteria we will use when we look at your loan application:

5 C's of Credit

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some answers to some common questions asked by clients.

F.A.Q.

 

Computer Access is Available at the Westlock Municpal Librairy

Community Futures Tawatinaw Region is proud to recommend computer access services available right in Westlock at the Westlock Municipal Library. There are many ways that you, the aspiring entrepreneur, can make use of their services:
- you can type up that Business Plan that you have written out and have it printed off;
- you can do some online market research and carefully explore your business idea; or 
- you can promote your business online on websites such as Facebook and Kijiji.
 
Whatever you're doing, the first half hour of computer services is free! After that, you pay just $2 per half hour of computer use. Printing costs are 25 cents per page for black & white and $1.00 for color. Outgoing and incoming fax services are available as well for very reasonable fees. You are welcome to make use of the Westlock Municipal Library resources to help you with the development of your business. Stop in and visit them anytime they are open. Their hours on Mondays are: 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM. The address is: 10007-100 Avenue, Westlock. The number to call for more information is: 780-349-3060. Alternatively, you can visit their website at: http://www.westlocklibrary.ca.

 

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