Jared Hecht

Jared Hecht

Guest Writer
Co-founder and CEO, Fundera

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Credit Scores

Bad Credit? Even an Entrepreneur in Your Shoes Can Score a Loan. Here Are 3 Options.

Ten years ago, entrepreneurs with bad credit were usually out of luck. Thankfully, times have changed, thanks to non-bank lenders.
Loans

Got Bad Credit? Don't Apply for a Loan Before You Ask a Few Hard Questions.

Your credit score is a major factor, but it's not the only reason potential lenders might give you bad news.
Starting a Business

4 Must-Follow Tips for Moonlighting as an Entrepreneur

Don't forget to take care of yourself.
Finance

8 Lending Terms That Every Entrepreneur Must Know

The more you understand the lexicon of small business loans before you start your search, the better you'll be able to secure the right loan for you.
Entrepreneurs

What Entrepreneurs With Bad Credit Need to Know Before Applying to Get a Loan

Your credit score is a major factor in your eligibility, but it's not the only factor.
Business Structures

3 Trigger Events That Could Make Your Current Business Structure Obsolete

It's the least-sexy thing about being an entrepreneur, but obsessing over personal liability and tax implications might mean it's time to change how you've incorporated your business.
Small Business Heroes

The 5 Best Financing Options for Veterans

Because U.S. military veterans have all the traits needed to become a great entrepreneur, but they don't always have access to the necessary funds to start their business.
Small Business Lending

4 Trends Transforming Online Business Lending

It's hard to say for certain what online business lending will look like, but we can be pretty sure that it's here to stay.
Small Business Loans

Lines of Credit: Online Lenders vs. Traditional Banks

If you go to an online lender looking for a line of credit similar to what you'd find at the bank, don't be surprised if what you're offered looks a bit different.
Payments

The 5 Best Payroll Options for Small Businesses

It's far cheaper to pay for somebody to keep your payroll straight than it is to pay the IRS if you tangle it yourself.
Bitcoin

Why Small Businesses Should Consider Bitcoin

Bitcoin can help cut costs by making transactions faster and easier. But there are caveats.
Funding

Why Women Entrepreneurs Have a Harder Time Finding Funding

Intentional or not, most investors are more likely to give money to males. That needs to change.
Expansion

Opening a Second Location? Here's What to Keep in Mind.

Business may be booming, but that doesn't mean that a second business site is going to be a walk in the park.
Financing

Debt vs. Equity Financing: Which Way Should Your Business Go?

Before making any decisions, know your goals and what you are looking for.
Small Business Loans

Multiple Owners? Here's How to Prepare for Your Loan Application.

Follow these steps before filling out that loan application if you're one of several owners of a business in need of a loan.