The State of Small-Business Lending: A Return to Normal?
Even in today's healthy economy, many business owners are still not credit-worthy and need guidance.
Will 'Being Wasted' on Facebook Hurt Your Small-Business Loan Chances?
You should always assume your social-media accounts are being examined when applying for a business loan.
Avoid These 5 Common Small-Business Financing Mistakes
Between the hidden fees, overlooked costs and simple misconceptions about true costs, borrowing money is a good place to look for ways to save money.
Want a Bank Loan? You Better Have Some Skin in the Game.
A strong equity position supports the notion that the owner is likely to protect the investment and repay borrowed funds.
Successful Entrepreneurs Offer 5 Tips for Finding Elusive Startup Funding
When you no longer need their money, investor will flock to your business. The trick is keeping the bills paid until then.
Why Big Banks Are Lending More to Small Businesses
Here we go over several reasons why larger banks are starting to warm up to small-business lending again.
When Seeking Funding, Credit Unions Can Be Worth Checking Out
More credit unions are offering business loans, and their interest rates and fees are often lower than at commercial banks. What's more, their loan officers typically have more flexibility and decision-making ability than those at larger institutions.
Are We on the Verge of a Small-Business Hiring Boom?
A new study shows 40 percent of small business owners plan to make a hire in the next six months. Could this be the start of a turnaround in unemployment?