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A 6-Step Guide to Building a Solid Credit Score

In these times of uncertainty, building and maintaining healthy credit is of paramount importance, and there are straightforward and time-tested ways of doing it.

Aidan Sowa

You Might Not Know That You're a High-Risk Customer for Mainstream Banks

Here's how to improve your bankability if your business is labeled high-risk.

Joel Osteen's Church Received More Than $4 Million In PPP Loans

Backlash ensues over celebrity pastor's substantial government assist.

Kenny Herzog

SBA and Treasury Release Names of PPP Loan Recipients

After months of calls for more transparency, information is made public about the nearly five million businesses that have benefited from the Paycheck Protection Program. Though questions will remain.

Kenny Herzog

5 Strategies for Avoiding PPP Legal Blunders

The federal government has sought to relieve the burden placed upon the economy with the CARES Act, but business owners should keep careful records of how they use relief funds.

Arkady Bukh

Today Is Officially the Deadline for Companies to Return Their SBA PPP Loans

Businesses that received big bucks from the government stimulus fund are on the clock. And that could mean more money available for everyone else.

Kenny Herzog

Bootstrapping? 2 Funding Sources Entrepreneurs Overlook

What's shocking is how often entrepreneurs forgo the cheapest, most readily available loans in favor of high-interest credit cards and personal loans.

Jeremy Sopko

5 Mistakes That Sabotage Your Company's Bank Credit Score

Yes, there are many types of creditors from which you can get funding for your business. But here's why good bank credit is one of the most important.

5 Best and Fast Small-Business Loans (Some of Which You've Never Heard of)

Need a small loan fast? We've vetted these small-business loans for you.

Carolyn Sun

The Best Business Loans and Financing Options for Freelancers

Getting funding can be harder for freelancers, but there are options.

Amad Ebrahimi

How to Decide Whether You Need Debt or Equity Financing for Your Business

Landing on the right type of business financing is a critical step for turning expansion plans into reality.

Mark Abell

How to Finance Taking Your Startup to the Big Time

Many successful companies bootstrapped to get started but getting big almost inevitably requires funding.

Jared Hecht