Small Business Lending

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Good Surprises Are Likelier When You Plan for Them
Radicals & Visionaries

Good Surprises Are Likelier When You Plan for Them

Don't be so focused on what can go wrong that you aren't ready to seize the opportunity when things go better than anticipated.
Haijian Hu
6 Tips for Finding the Best Online Loan for Your Small Business
Small Business Lending

6 Tips for Finding the Best Online Loan for Your Small Business

Do your homework now so you can skip the bank later.
Evan Singer
4 Lessons Learned in Getting Bank Financing
Financing

4 Lessons Learned in Getting Bank Financing

Consider these four topics before, during and after you apply for a small business loan. You'll be glad you did.
Fan Bi
4 Ways an Entrepreneur Can Increase Liquidity
Business Optimization

4 Ways an Entrepreneur Can Increase Liquidity

For new business-owners, the bar to growing something from nothing is lower than ever. . . as long as you keep your cash-flow fluid.
Sam Madden
How to Turn a Lender's 'No' Into 'Yes'
Ready To Launch

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
The State of Small-Business Lending: A Return to Normal?
Small Business Lending

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.
Lisa Stevens
Wall Street Dreads a Fed Rate Hike but Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Worry
Funding

Wall Street Dreads a Fed Rate Hike but Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Worry

The smallest businesses that most need financing rarely qualify for a standard bank loan. An uptick in interest rates doesn't change that.,
Tor Constantino
4 Tips for Managing a Seasonal Sales Cycle
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.
Marc Glazer
The Real Reason Banks Deny Loans to Many Small-Business Owners
Small Business Lending

The Real Reason Banks Deny Loans to Many Small-Business Owners

Do you know your business credit score? And what are you doing to raise it?
Levi King
Busting 5 Myths About Small-Business Lending
Small Business Financing

Busting 5 Myths About Small-Business Lending

The crucial funding you need is available and not just from angels and VCs.
Jared Hecht
How to Use Your Business to Finance Growing Your Business
Loans

How to Use Your Business to Finance Growing Your Business

Borrowing against business assets are one way for small businesses to get the money they need to be bigger businesses.
Ami Kassar
How Much Money Do You Really Need to Borrow?
Entrepreneur Bank Search

How Much Money Do You Really Need to Borrow?

Before getting too deep into the process of a huge business loan, ask yourself these three tough questions.
Ami Kassar
How to Find the Right Lending Alternative for Your Small Business
Ready To Launch

How to Find the Right Lending Alternative for Your Small Business

Four reasons you may need to borrow, and alternative lending options for each one.
Kari Luckett
Why Small Businesses Are Turning to Online Lenders
Lending

Why Small Businesses Are Turning to Online Lenders

Online lenders are attractive because business owners know time, not money, is their most precious resource.
Scott Shane