News and Articles About Small Business Loans

Puncturing the 3 Newest Myths About Small Business Loans
Loans

Puncturing the 3 Newest Myths About Small Business Loans

A new breed of online, nonbank lenders is using innovative technology, alternative data and fresh credit models to offer financing to modest companies.
Sam Hodges
3 Startups Offer New 'Microloan' Options for Entrepreneurs With Big Ambitions
Startup Financing

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.
Kari Luckett
PayPal's Small Business Lending Program Expands
Small Business Loans

PayPal's Small Business Lending Program Expands

More than 20,000 businesses have borrowed more than $150 million in PayPal Working Capital loans since the pilot program launched in September.
Laura Entis
Veterans: 3 Ways to Minimize the Risks of Buying a Franchise
Franchises

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.
Joel Libava
Can Starbucks, GE and MillerCoors Save Small Business?
Finance

Can Starbucks, GE and MillerCoors Save Small Business?

Big companies have recently announced plans to provide loans to small businesses.
Carol Tice
Why the Small Business Loan Fund is Falling Short
Growth Strategies

Why the Small Business Loan Fund is Falling Short

Many initially praised the small-business fund that would make $30 billion available to small banks to loan out businesses, but funds haven't yet been disbursed. Here are the reasons for the holdup.
Diana Ransom
Small-Business Loan Forecast: A Brighter Second Half for 2011
Finance

Small-Business Loan Forecast: A Brighter Second Half for 2011

A KeyBank executive offers her predictions for small-business lending.
Diana Ransom
How a Government Shutdown Could Affect Small Businesses
Starting a Business

How a Government Shutdown Could Affect Small Businesses

With the deadline to work out a deal on a 2011 budget fast approaching, small business owners find they have a lot at stake.
Diana Ransom