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PayPal to Give Small Businesses Access to Working Capital in Minutes
Finance

PayPal to Give Small Businesses Access to Working Capital in Minutes

The online payments giant is getting into the finance market, providing access to credit based entirely on sales history – no credit check required.
Catherine Clifford
How to Avoid the Most Depressing Sentence in All of Franchising
Franchises

How to Avoid the Most Depressing Sentence in All of Franchising

The path to owning a franchise can come with many disappointments, but none as great as this one.
Joel Libava
Why the SBA Should Be Abolished
Finance

Why the SBA Should Be Abolished

Perhaps there was a time when the Small Business Administration served a purpose for businesses, but that time has passed, writes Ray Hennessey.
Ray Hennessey
Most Students Now Pay for College Themselves
Finance

Most Students Now Pay for College Themselves

Some 80 percent of college students chip in for their education. There is one thing, however, that mom and dad are still paying for.
Amy Langfield
Leadership

Look at Problems From an Outsider's POV and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

Read about how to stay calm in a crisis, respond to negative comments, handle things personally and more.
Brian Patrick Eha
New Student Loan Law Offers Short-Term Benefits and Potentially Long-Term Headaches
Startup Basics

New Student Loan Law Offers Short-Term Benefits and Potentially Long-Term Headaches

President Obama is expected to sign a new student loan bill into law today. While it stands to reduce costs for many in the near term, students could face higher costs down the road.
Diana Ransom
Finance

Online Lending Alternatives You Shouldn't Be Ignoring

Short and long-term online lending options could be your answer to funding your startup. Here's what you need to know about them.
Ryan Himmel
U.S. Consumer Getting Stronger, Loan Delinquencies Continue to Fall
Cash Flow Center

U.S. Consumer Getting Stronger, Loan Delinquencies Continue to Fall

U.S. consumers continued to pay down debt in the first quarter of 2013 as household wealth rose above its pre-recession peak.
Paige Gance
Free Online Service Matches Small Businesses With Lenders
Startup Basics

Free Online Service Matches Small Businesses With Lenders

An art school uses an online lending matchmaker to find capital.
Michelle Goodman
Google Leads a $125 Million Investment in Lending Club
Finance

Google Leads a $125 Million Investment in Lending Club

The peer-to-peer lending platform is now reportedly valued at $1.55 billion.
Brian Patrick Eha
Where Small Businesses Are Finding Money (Infographic)
Finance

Where Small Businesses Are Finding Money (Infographic)

Securing a small-business loan has become more difficult in recent years. Here's a look at how companies are coping.
Kathleen Davis
Why Consumer Credit Matters to Small Businesses (Opinion)
Finance

Why Consumer Credit Matters to Small Businesses (Opinion)

Washington's recent efforts to protect consumers may be hampering small-business growth.
Scott Shane
Why Business Loans Are Up for Grabs
Finance

Why Business Loans Are Up for Grabs

Lending experts suggest that, finally, small-business owners and entrepreneurs can secure loans for their businesses -- if only they wanted them.
Why Peer-to-Peer Lending Could Be a Good Investment Choice
Finance

Why Peer-to-Peer Lending Could Be a Good Investment Choice

Are you looking for better returns? Think about peer-to-peer lending.
J.D. Roth