Small Business Finance

Small Business Loans

Online Lending Means the Bank's 'No' is Not the Last Word Any More

Online lending has become a legitimate alternative for small-business owners looking to secure financing.
Financing

3 Tips for Giving Your Small Business a Financial Spring Cleaning

Stay on track with these tips and you will find your small business is better prepared to grow and succeed.
Small Businesses

How to Choose the Best Credit Card for Your Small Business

There is no one-size-fits all business credit card. To narrow your search, you must first understand what your specific needs are.
Business Debt

Should Your Company Have Debt?

Did you know that at a certain level of earnings, debt will increase your ROE, or return on equity?
Startup Funding

4 Ways to Strategically Use New Funding to Boost Your Small Business

That deposit into your account isn't the end of the transaction. Now you have to figure out the best ways to spend it.
Seasonal Businesses

4 Tips for Managing a Seasonal Sales Cycle

Are your sales down during the dark days of winter or the heat waves of summer? Consider these tips to manage a seasonal sales cycle.
Cash Flow

How to Keep a Hawk's Eye on Your Holiday Season Cash Flow

Paying close attention to staffing, inventory and equipment details can help you stay in the black as the New Year approaches.
Small-business Banking

Why It's a Bad Idea to Mingle Small-Business and Personal Banking

You think opening separate accounts for your new business is a hassle? Just wait until you do your taxes or try getting a loan without a business credit history.
Small Business Finance

Why Do Merchant Cash Advances Cost So Much?

Here are four legitimate factors as to why this emerging financing tool is so pricey.
Small Business Finance

The Secret Credit Score Every Business Owner Should Know About, and How to Build Yours

It's really, really, important. So, learn what it means to your company's future.
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.
Finance

8 Ways to Build Your Company's Credit

A good credit score can help you land loans, financing and better interest rates for your business.
Money Management

Sneaky Recurring Contracts: 10 Common Ways Your Business Is Getting Overcharged

You may think company costs are under control, but there are hidden expenses right under your nose.
Starting a Business

Don't Let Student Debt Hogtie Your Business

Four tips for achieving a financial balance as you launch your startup
Business Planning

4 Goals Every Small-Business Owner Should Set in 2015

Here are some easy changes entrepreneurs can make for a more productive year ahead.