Bank Loans and Microloans
Borrowers should be prepared to talk about how they steered through the downturn.
Consider these tips for rebuilding your financial track record.
Building strong connections with community banks can pay off during uncertain economic times.
Despite a harsh lending climate, small-business owners have options when it comes to digging up cash.
If you dismissed micro loans in the past, it's time to look again.
A microloan from a community-based lender can provide the cash you need.
Big banks are competing for your business. How can you decide which one is best for you and your company?
Got collateral? Then you could get one of these loans.
A business loan from the bank is one of the most traditional forms of startup funding.
The SBA's got your back. With an SBA-guaranteed loan, they'll guarantee as much as 80 percent of the principle.
Don't make assumptions about a bank's lending methods based on size alone--here's how to find the bank that can help you cash in.
When assessing commercial loan costs, the interest rate is often only a drop in the bucket.
The ABCs on what a bridge loan is, why you should think about getting one and how to do it
Your growing company could be hindered by hidden loan costs if you don't look ahead.
Before you sign on the dotted line, take some time to understand your liability.
Use microenterprise loans to help make micro a temporary condition.
7 knock-'em-dead strategies to use when negotiating with hard-nosed commercial bankers
When you don't need a ton of money, a microloan might do the trick.
What to know about your loans before buying another business
You want a business loan, but your lender wants to know if you are good for it.
Buying equipment? Read the fine print before you let your vendor do the financing.
. . . of a loan: avoiding prepayment penalties.
Does the early bird get the loan?
When do you have to personally guarantee a loan?
Microlenders are filling in the financing gaps homebased businesses often fall through.