Lantern Financial opened its doors in 1993 and quickly became the leader in making business loans in Southern California. The reason we are number one is that, from the beginning, we were committed to serving the business community the way business should be done. We are here to help with your financial needs. We will not tell you what you want, we will work with you to design the perfect loan to fit your needs. Over the many years of service to the business community, we have gained an excellent reputation for fair and honest dealings. Much of our business comes from referrals from our previous borrowers.