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SBA Loans

Use Small Business Administration loans to start or acquire a business, buy land and equipment, renovate, refinance, or acquire inventory or working capital.

Associated Bank is one of the nation’s top SBA lending banks and a premier SBA lender in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois. In fact, we’ve authorized more SBA 7(a) loans than any other lender in Wisconsin for eight consecutive years.

You enjoy a faster, smoother process with Associated Bank, because we hold both Preferred and Express Lender SBA designations.


  • Credit on reasonable terms when it may not otherwise be available
  • Fast approval with Associated Bank Preferred and Express designations
  • Longer term and amortization options
  • Lower payments and larger loan amounts improve cash flow
  • Competitive interest rate (fixed or variable)
  • Flexible terms and conditions

Start now by completing the Government Guaranteed Loan Prescreening Application. Our lending team will contact you within two business days to gather more detailed financial information and provide available SBA loan options that fit your needs. Find a location near you to get started.

SBA Express Loan

Faster turnaround than the standard SBA 7(a) loan, with options for both Term and Revolving credit facilities.

SBA 7a Loan

Financing for purchasing a business, land, buildings, equipment, inventory, leasehold improvements, debt financing or for permanent (non-revolving) working capital.

SBA 504 Loans

Financing for major fixed assets, such as land, buildings or equipment that will contribute to local economic development.

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