Loans

Lending Club's CEO Resigns After Internal Probe, Shares Plummet
investigation

Lending Club's CEO Resigns After Internal Probe, Shares Plummet

Three senior managers have also resigned or were fired in connection with the internal probe, the company said.
Teen Retailer Pacific Sunwear Files for Bankruptcy Protection
Bankruptcy

Teen Retailer Pacific Sunwear Files for Bankruptcy Protection

The company's shares fell as much 42 percent to a record low of 5 cents in early morning trading.
How to Turn a Lender's 'No' Into 'Yes'
Loans

How to Turn a Lender's 'No' Into 'Yes'

Every rejection is an opportunity to learn more about what will make your next loan application get approved.
Jared Hecht
What It's Like to Work With a Business Loan Broker
Small Business Loans

What It's Like to Work With a Business Loan Broker

Be careful before entering into business arrangements with loan brokers, consider if their interest is aligned with yours.
Jared Hecht
Square Just Became an Online Lender
Square

Square Just Became an Online Lender

The move puts it in competition with other small business lenders such as OnDeck Capital.
Leena Rao
Help With Student Loans Is the 'Hot' New Employee Benefit
Benefits

Help With Student Loans Is the 'Hot' New Employee Benefit

(Mostly) good things happen when you help employees get this financial weight off their backs.
Matt Straz
A Startup That Promised Cash to Engaged Couples Breaks Hearts With an Abrupt Pivot
Pivots

A Startup That Promised Cash to Engaged Couples Breaks Hearts With an Abrupt Pivot

After originally offering $10,000 to couples who remained married, SwanLuv changed its model to a crowdfunding platform.
Carly Okyle
Understand Something About Your Student Loans: They're 100 Percent Your Fault
Student Loans

Understand Something About Your Student Loans: They're 100 Percent Your Fault

Ever consider that entrepreneurship is the answer to that crippling monthly debt?
Brandon Turner
3 Rules About Cash Flow That First-Time Business Owners Need to Know
Cash Flow

3 Rules About Cash Flow That First-Time Business Owners Need to Know

First off, be proactive. The best time to think about cash flow is before you have a need.
Eyal Lifshitz
5 Ways to Avoid Paying Too Much on a Business Loan
Loans

5 Ways to Avoid Paying Too Much on a Business Loan

There are some simple tricks you can use to weed out the bad apples and ensure you get a fair deal on your financing.
Sam Hodges
Does a Short-Term Loan Ever Make Sense for Your Business?
Small Business Financing

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
Loophole May Let Some People Off the Hook for Their College Loans
Finance

Loophole May Let Some People Off the Hook for Their College Loans

Because of a long-forgotten federal law, students may have a new, possibly short-lived, debt-forgiveness plan.
Lindsay Friedman
Why Big Brands Are Offering Big Funds to Small Businesses
Financing

Why Big Brands Are Offering Big Funds to Small Businesses

Small businesses are cashing in from corporate loans and grants.
Michelle Goodman
Startup Founder Claims PayPal Froze $20,000 in Funds, Then Offered Him a Business Loan
PayPal

Startup Founder Claims PayPal Froze $20,000 in Funds, Then Offered Him a Business Loan

'Paypal causes a cash-flow crisis and then offers to fix it,' writes Casey Rosengren, founder of Hacker Paradise.
Geoff Weiss
Often borrowed from a bank, credit union or private agency, loans help entrepreneurs and business owners start or sustain businesses by lending a sum of money that is paid back with interest. Raising enough capital is key for an entrepreneur looking to start his or her own business. There are a number of loans available so understanding which type of loan is best for a business is crucial.