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5 Main Reasons Banks Turn Down Small-Business Owners for Loans
Small Business Lending

5 Main Reasons Banks Turn Down Small-Business Owners for Loans

It was never easy for smaller businesses to get loans when they needed them most and it has only gotten harder since the recession.
John Rampton
The 5 Cs of Qualifying for an SBA Business Loan
Raising Capital

The 5 Cs of Qualifying for an SBA Business Loan

Discover the five factors that banks analyze to determine whether to approve your small-business loan application.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
3 Commonly Overlooked Ways Business Owners Can Raise Funds
Small Business Financing

3 Commonly Overlooked Ways Business Owners Can Raise Funds

You could get just the injection of cash you need through grant support, business development companies or online lenders.
Chris Oberbeck
5 Surprising Reasons to Love the Small Business Administration
SBA

5 Surprising Reasons to Love the Small Business Administration

Did you know that the SBA doesn't actually loan money to small businesses?
Evan Singer
We're Bringing Unsexy Back to Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship

We're Bringing Unsexy Back to Entrepreneurship

Sometimes, the Plain Jane journeyman approach is the best when building a business and a lifestyle.
Andrew Yang
4 Financing Tips for Female Entrepreneurs
Female Entrepreneurs

4 Financing Tips for Female Entrepreneurs

Hey, ladies: Women's Small Business Month is a great time to polish up the financial strategy.
Lisa Stevens
Starting a Business

7 Loan Programs Offered by the SBA

If banks turn you down for a standard loan, check out these options from the federal government.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The 7 Different Loans You Can Get as a Business Owner
Starting a Business

The 7 Different Loans You Can Get as a Business Owner

Find out the pros and cons of the types of loans you can get when financing your new business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How to Finance Your Business Yourself
Starting a Business

How to Finance Your Business Yourself

Here's what you need to consider if you're thinking of bootstrapping your business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The Feds Have $2.5B Available to Fund Innovative Small Companies
Grants

The Feds Have $2.5B Available to Fund Innovative Small Companies

The Small Business Administration is crisscrossing the nation to educate entrepreneurs about how to apply for grants focused on early stage companies.
Kedma Ough
New Report Reinforces How Risky Franchising Can Really Be
Loans

New Report Reinforces How Risky Franchising Can Really Be

There's no easy path to success. Even one in six franchisees who land SBA loans wind up with failing businesses.
Kate Taylor
3 Things You Need to Know About National Small Business Week
National Small Business Week

3 Things You Need to Know About National Small Business Week

Here's how you can get involved in the Small Business Administration's week-long celebration of the Main Street entrepreneur.
Catherine Clifford
When Seeking an SBA Loan, Remember the 5 C's
Startup Financing

When Seeking an SBA Loan, Remember the 5 C's

Banks analyze these five factors to determine whether to approve your small business loan application.
David Nilssen
4 Essential Considerations of a Bank-Friendly Business Plan
Business Plans

4 Essential Considerations of a Bank-Friendly Business Plan

Your business plan is not an academic exercise or a hoop to jump through, it's a living document that shows investors, advisors and business partners that you are serious about making your dream reality.
David Nilssen
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