Small Business Financing The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Small Business Financing en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMT Avoid These 5 Common Small-Business Financing Mistakes Between the hidden fees, overlooked costs and simple misconceptions about true costs, borrowing money is a good place to look for ways to save money. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMT Eyal Lifshitz How to Measure Your Company's Overall Financial Health (Infographic) A new study also found that female- and minority-owned ventures are far less likely to be in good financial health than their male-owned, non-minority counterparts. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 19:02:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Chase to Give Away $3 Million in Grants in Contest for Small Businesses The bank is looking to give 20 U.S. small businesses $150,000 in grants. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:54:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin 3 Startups Offer New 'Microloan' Options for Entrepreneurs With Big Ambitions Big banks aren't so good with small loans. There are new options available for getting financing with minimal hassle on friendly terms. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT Kari Luckett 5 Kinds of Crowdfunding You Never Thought Of Nontraditional financing platforms are rapidly reducing entrepreneurs' cash squeeze while offering investors returns. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 20:30:00 GMT Sally Outlaw How Small Businesses Can Ease America's Job Shortage Why the country's unemployment continues to be high and how new business startups could be the answer. Tue, 06 May 2014 19:00:00 GMT David Nilssen Can't Get a VC to Notice You're Alive? 3 Alternative Funding Sources for You. Nabbing money from outside investors isn't the only way your startup can scale. Here are three other ways to fund your company. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:30:00 GMT Anisha Sekar Small Businesses Plan to Hire More Despite Bleak Jobs Picture While business owners reported a relatively low number of job openings and many cut jobs in August, they nonetheless said they planned to increase their hiring. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 13:19:00 GMT Ray Hennessey U.S. Small-Business Borrowing Hits Highest Level in 6 Years American small businesses increased their borrowing to their highest levels in six years in July, in a sign that many owners are anticipating an uptick in economic activity. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 13:15:00 GMT Ray Hennessey Tough Credit Conditions Predicted for the Remainder of 2013 Findings from Moody's Analytics shows that small-business credit quality dropped in the fourth quarter of 2012, but predicts a better outlook for 2014. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 13:30:00 GMT Cheryl Winokur Munk Why the Fed Should Ease Up on Weak Small Banks (Opinion) Lending to small businesses has dropped, but experts disagree on the reason. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 06:00:00 GMT Scott Shane How Dermalogica Is Giving Women Entrepreneurs a Boost To alleviate many of the problems in the world, Dermalogica founder Jane Wurwand boldly suggests giving women entrepreneurs a hand up. Fri, 09 Mar 2012 19:12:00 GMT Diana Ransom On Crowdfunding Sites, Age Doesn't Matter Websites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo can help young entrepreneurs lasso funding when parents and banks can't. Tue, 06 Mar 2012 07:31:00 GMT Daniel Bortz Small Businesses Borrow More, But Should They? An uptick in small-business lending may mean entrepreneurs will start hiring in 2012, or they might just sit on their cash. Mon, 05 Mar 2012 06:01:00 GMT Carol Tice Would Looser Investment Rules Help Small Businesses? The SEC is forming a small-business committee to review rules that entrepreneurs say make it harder to raise money. But relaxing the rules might not be a good thing. Fri, 13 May 2011 10:00:00 GMT Carol Tice