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The 4 Lines of Credit Now Available to Small Businesses
Small Business Loans

The 4 Lines of Credit Now Available to Small Businesses

Help grow your business with the one of these flexible financial solutions.
Jared Hecht
PayPal Co-Founder's Newest Startup Raises $100 Million to Reinvent Credit
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PayPal Co-Founder's Newest Startup Raises $100 Million to Reinvent Credit

Affirm is rethinking the way shoppers -- particularly millennials -- borrow money by letting them obtain a micro-loan at a point of sale instead of using a credit card.
Leena Rao
10 Steps to Establish and Build Credit for Your New Startup
Credit

10 Steps to Establish and Build Credit for Your New Startup

Good credit starts with something as simple as securing an EIN -- and paying your bills on time.
Jonathan Long
Crowdfunding, Personal Credit and the 'Bank of Mom and Dad' Are a Few Go-Tos For Cash When VCs Aren't Interested
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Crowdfunding, Personal Credit and the 'Bank of Mom and Dad' Are a Few Go-Tos For Cash When VCs Aren't Interested

Only a tiny fraction of startup funding comes from venture capital firms. So what about everyone else? How are growing businesses supporting the rest of their growth needs?
Aaron Agius
4 Reasons You Need a New Credit Card for Your Business
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4 Reasons You Need a New Credit Card for Your Business

Even if you never needed a loan before, establish business credit now, because you never know.
Thomas Donaldson
Small Banks More Likely to Give Businesses the Funds They Need, Fed Says
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Small Banks More Likely to Give Businesses the Funds They Need, Fed Says

Business owners were more positive in 2015, but cash flow and retaining good employees remain large concerns.
Nina Zipkin
3 Reasons the Bank Yanked Your Credit Line -- and How to Fix the Problem
Business Optimization

3 Reasons the Bank Yanked Your Credit Line -- and How to Fix the Problem

It's a serious wake-up call, but it won't be the end of your business. Let's figure out what went wrong.
Does a Short-Term Loan Ever Make Sense for Your Business?
Business Optimization

Does a Short-Term Loan Ever Make Sense for Your Business?

If you're a cautious and diligent borrower, a short-term loan could be just what you need to push your small business in the right direction.
Jared Hecht
4 Things You Should Know About Business Credit Cards
Small Business Credit

4 Things You Should Know About Business Credit Cards

Choosing a credit card can be tough, but it can be even more difficult for business owners who are unfamiliar with the business-credit landscape.
Kari Luckett
Oops, IOU? How the World's First Modern Credit Card Was Invented.
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Oops, IOU? How the World's First Modern Credit Card Was Invented.

The scrappy entrepreneur who created the credit card, as legend has it, might have experienced an embarrassing situation that led to inspiration.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Moody's: Cyber Attacks Are a Growing Risk for Corporate Credit
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Moody's: Cyber Attacks Are a Growing Risk for Corporate Credit

The ratings agency says it does not 'explicitly incorporate' cyber attack risk in its analysis, but is paying more attention to it.
Vouch: The First Social Network for Credit
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Vouch: The First Social Network for Credit

Personal endorsements power a consumer lending network.
Should You Extend Credit to Your Customers?
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Should You Extend Credit to Your Customers?

A too-lenient credit policy can break your business, while one that's too strict can scare customers away. Here's how to craft a credit policy that's just right.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
4 Ways Stock-Market Volatility Affects Every Business
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4 Ways Stock-Market Volatility Affects Every Business

Entrepreneurs and small-business owners need to pay attention to market swings, whether they like it or not.
Ray Hennessey