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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

Why Alternative Financing Options Might Be Best for Your Small Business

The small business financing landscape is continually changing, with more options than ever before.

David Sederholt

Applying for a Short Term Business Loan Online? These 4 Steps Can Protect Your Startup.

Be informed and know for sure if signing with an unregulated lender is the right option for you.

Ami Kassar

How to Cure Entrepreneurial Brain Freeze

Start thinking more clearly and realistically about growing your small business.

Ami Kassar

Choosing a Lender? Watch Out for These Costly Traps.

Eager entrepreneurs in search of startup capital should be especially wary of unnecessary services during the small-business loan process.

Ami Kassar

Need a Bank Loan for Your Small Business? Timing Can Make or Break Your Chances

The truth is it's easier to secure a loan or a line of credit when you don't need one.

Ami Kassar

Need a Bank Loan? The 3 Big Obstacles for Small-Business Owners.

Banks are still struggling to return to the small-business market Here's what you need to know.

Elizabeth Davis

3 Startups Offer New 'Microloan' Options for Entrepreneurs With Big Ambitions

Big banks aren't so good with small loans. There are new options available for getting financing with minimal hassle on friendly terms.

Kari Luckett

Credit Unions Are Increasingly Business Friendly

Credit unions, long an alternative to banks for individual customers, are keenly interested in small business lending.

Daniel Carlsson

Veterans: 3 Ways to Minimize the Risks of Buying a Franchise

Owning a franchise can be an appealing option for men and women returning from military service. Here's some advice on what should be considered beforehand.

Joel Libava

U.S. Small-Business Borrowing Hits Highest Level in 6 Years

American small businesses increased their borrowing to their highest levels in six years in July, in a sign that many owners are anticipating an uptick in economic activity.

Ray Hennessey

Loan Market Remains Weak Amid Small-Business Struggles

Findings from Moody's Analytics reveals that small-business credit quality weakened in the third quarter.