Securing a Loan After Bankruptcy

Small business hopefuls with shaky credit histories must be prepared to explain what happened in the pastand why their future businesses will be profitable

I'm a cosmetologist and would like to open my own salon and spa. I need to borrow $30,000, but I declared personal bankruptcy a couple years ago, following a divorce. I have rebuilt my personal credit score to 630, gotten a secured and an unsecured credit card, and five months ago got a car loan. Is there any hope that I'll qualify for a small business loan? If not, do I have other options?

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