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5 Ways to Avoid Paying Too Much on a Business Loan
Loans

5 Ways to Avoid Paying Too Much on a Business Loan

There are some simple tricks you can use to weed out the bad apples and ensure you get a fair deal on your financing.
Sam Hodges
Does a Short-Term Loan Ever Make Sense for Your Business?
Business Optimization

Does a Short-Term Loan Ever Make Sense for Your Business?

If you're a cautious and diligent borrower, a short-term loan could be just what you need to push your small business in the right direction.
Jared Hecht
Loophole May Let Some People Off the Hook for Their College Loans
Finance

Loophole May Let Some People Off the Hook for Their College Loans

Because of a long-forgotten federal law, students may have a new, possibly short-lived, debt-forgiveness plan.
Lindsay Friedman
Why Big Brands Are Offering Big Funds to Small Businesses
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Why Big Brands Are Offering Big Funds to Small Businesses

Small businesses are cashing in from corporate loans and grants.
Michelle Goodman
Startup Founder Claims PayPal Froze $20,000 in Funds, Then Offered Him a Business Loan
PayPal

Startup Founder Claims PayPal Froze $20,000 in Funds, Then Offered Him a Business Loan

'Paypal causes a cash-flow crisis and then offers to fix it,' writes Casey Rosengren, founder of Hacker Paradise.
Geoff Weiss
6 Tips to Navigate New Online Lending Options
Lending

6 Tips to Navigate New Online Lending Options

With the recent explosion of alternatives to the traditional bank-installment loan, you'll need to consider the following if you're thinking of using a new lender.
Victoria Treyger
Will 'Being Wasted' on Facebook Hurt Your Small-Business Loan Chances?
Loans

Will 'Being Wasted' on Facebook Hurt Your Small-Business Loan Chances?

You should always assume your social-media accounts are being examined when applying for a business loan.
Cindy Yang
Refinancing, Refined: Why This Company Is the 'TurboTax for Mortgages'
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Refinancing, Refined: Why This Company Is the 'TurboTax for Mortgages'

The archaic mortgage process gets a tech upgrade.
Gwen Moran
Why This New Form of Funding Has the Music Industry Amped Up
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Why This New Form of Funding Has the Music Industry Amped Up

The music industry tests a new way to fund growth.
When It Comes to Loans, Some Financial Startups Think People's Facebook Profile Is More Important Than Their Credit Score
Finance

When It Comes to Loans, Some Financial Startups Think People's Facebook Profile Is More Important Than Their Credit Score

Many startups are making decisions about a customer's credit record using non-traditional data.
Why Do Merchant Cash Advances Cost So Much?
Small Business Finance

Why Do Merchant Cash Advances Cost So Much?

Here are four legitimate factors as to why this emerging financing tool is so pricey.
David Rubin
When to Use the Term Debt vs. Revolving Debt
Startup Funding

When to Use the Term Debt vs. Revolving Debt

Knowing the difference can save you and your business big-time.
Ami Kassar
4 Funding Myths to Stop Believing Now
Fact vs Fiction

4 Funding Myths to Stop Believing Now

Make sure you have the facts that you need.
Nina Zipkin
The Perils of Short-Term Business Loans
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The Perils of Short-Term Business Loans

Sometimes it makes sense to take a loan at brutal interest rates. More often, it's a sign the business is failing and the time has come to cut losses.
Doug and Polly White