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Options for Small Business Loans Beyond PPP If you need relief fast (or don't qualify for a PPP loan), consider these alternatives.

By Janet Gershen-Siegel

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Beyond the Paycheck Protection Program and the Small Business Administration, businesses need money. But what if you can't get a PPP loan? For example, if you own a cannabis business, a casino or a racetrack, you're out of luck. You might even find, as you look through all of the requirements for PPP loan forgiveness, that you don't want to bother in the first place.

Related: SBA Releases New EZ PPP Loan-Forgiveness Application

Now, the next iteration of the program is tied up in Congress, but your business still needs money. What do you do? You look elsewhere for a loan. Here's where to start.