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3 Reasons to Regularly Check in on Your Business Debt
Debt

3 Reasons to Regularly Check in on Your Business Debt

If your credit score has improved, congratulations! Chances are good for a new, lower monthly debt payment.
Ami Kassar
7 Loan Programs Offered by the SBA
Starting a Business

7 Loan Programs Offered by the SBA

If banks turn you down for a standard loan, check out these options from the federal government.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The 7 Different Loans You Can Get as a Business Owner
Starting a Business

The 7 Different Loans You Can Get as a Business Owner

Find out the pros and cons of the types of loans you can get when financing your new business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Amazon's Loan Program for Sellers Expands Into New Markets
Amazon

Amazon's Loan Program for Sellers Expands Into New Markets

Amazon Lending, its business loan program for small sellers, will be available in eight more countries later this year.
The Old-School Solution to Cash Flow Problems Hiding in Your Receivables
Alternative Financing

The Old-School Solution to Cash Flow Problems Hiding in Your Receivables

Selling receivables to a third-party was once a common small-business alternative to short-term financing.
Leigh Lones
Cash Crunch: What's the Best Loan for Your Small Business?
Loans

Cash Crunch: What's the Best Loan for Your Small Business?

It may seem tough to fund a new business, but entrepreneurs have more options than ever before. Investigate them all before deciding on what's best for you.
Cindy Yang
What You Need to Know About Funding Your Business Through Friends and Family
Starting a Business

What You Need to Know About Funding Your Business Through Friends and Family

Read this before you approach friends and family to finance your new business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Why Equity Funding May Not Be the Best Loan Choice for Your Small Business
Small Business Financing

Why Equity Funding May Not Be the Best Loan Choice for Your Small Business

Four questions to ask to ensure you're going after the right type of loan.
Larry Baker and Charlie Tribbett
New Report Reinforces How Risky Franchising Can Really Be
Loans

New Report Reinforces How Risky Franchising Can Really Be

There's no easy path to success. Even one in six franchisees who land SBA loans wind up with failing businesses.
Kate Taylor
Square Raises More Money to Make Small-Business Loans
Money

Square Raises More Money to Make Small-Business Loans

In April, Square advanced nearly $25 million in capital.
Leena Rao
4 Smart Money Habits to Help You Earn Your First Million Dollars
Money

4 Smart Money Habits to Help You Earn Your First Million Dollars

Wealth accumulates through restrained spending, well-managed debt and sober investment. Success is enjoying the process.
Firas Kittaneh
Getting a Merchant Cash Advance Is Easy But Repayment Can Be Onerous
Merchant Cash Advance

Getting a Merchant Cash Advance Is Easy But Repayment Can Be Onerous

The short-term financing is sensible for investments that will generate more revenue but a serious burden if cash flow remains flat.
David Rubin
When Seeking an SBA Loan, Remember the 5 C's
Startup Financing

When Seeking an SBA Loan, Remember the 5 C's

Banks analyze these five factors to determine whether to approve your small business loan application.
David Nilssen
This Group Aims to Level the Playing Field for Men and Women Business Owners Around the World
Impact Investing

This Group Aims to Level the Playing Field for Men and Women Business Owners Around the World

Root Capital evaluates business on 8 metrics to ensure gender equality, and the results help businesses and communities at large.
Jenny Griffin