Small Business Lending http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/small-business-lending The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Small Business Lending en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 27 May 2014 18:00:00 GMT Credit Unions Are Increasingly Business Friendly Credit unions, long an alternative to banks for individual customers, are keenly interested in small business lending. Tue, 27 May 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234208 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234208 Daniel Carlsson Credit unions, long an alternative to banks for individual customers, are keenly interested in small business lending. Veterans: 3 Ways to Minimize the Risks of Buying a Franchise Owning a franchise can be an appealing option for men and women returning from military service. Here's some advice on what should be considered beforehand. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229858 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229858 Joel Libava Owning a franchise can be an appealing option for men and women returning from military service. Here's some advice on what should be considered beforehand. 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228188 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228188 Ray Hennessey 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. Loan Market Remains Weak Amid Small-Business Struggles Findings from Moody's Analytics reveals that small-business credit quality weakened in the third quarter. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/225050 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/225050 Cheryl Winokur Munk Findings from Moody's Analytics reveals that small-business credit quality weakened in the third quarter. Insider's Guide to How to Fund Your Startup How you fund your startup will play a deciding role in the company you build. Mon, 29 Oct 2012 06:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224537 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224537 Vanessa Richardson How you fund your startup will play a deciding role in the company you build. 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for a Bank Loan Two leading banks, honored for National Small Business Week, offer their best advice to business owners seeking credit. Fri, 18 May 2012 05:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223585 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223585 Catherine Clifford Two leading banks, honored for National Small Business Week, offer their best advice to business owners seeking credit. What the Failed Deficit Deal Could Mean for Small Businesses Failure to meet an agreement over reducing the nation's debts could trigger a spate of spending cuts that could carry implications for small businesses. Tue, 22 Nov 2011 08:28:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220777 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220777 Diana Ransom Failure to meet an agreement over reducing the nation's debts could trigger a spate of spending cuts that could carry implications for small businesses. SBA Lending in 2012 Gets a Haircut The SBA announced a banner year in 2011 -- supporting a record $30 billion in loans. But come 2012, the agency's sights are $1 billion lower. Fri, 07 Oct 2011 07:18:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220497 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220497 Diana Ransom The SBA announced a banner year in 2011 -- supporting a record $30 billion in loans. But come 2012, the agency's sights are $1 billion lower. At the SBA, New Challenges Lay Ahead SBA backed loans are up but, with the latest debt woes, for how long? Fri, 12 Aug 2011 00:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220152 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220152 Diana Ransom SBA backed loans are up but, with the latest debt woes, for how long? Microfinance Hits Small Businesses Right Where It Helps Here are three reasons why micro-borrowers do better than owners who've borrowed from a traditional bank. Fri, 20 May 2011 10:36:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/219689 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/219689 Carol Tice Here are three reasons why micro-borrowers do better than owners who've borrowed from a traditional bank.