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Entrepreneurs Don't See Business Financing the Way Lenders Do and It's Costing Them
Financing

Entrepreneurs Don't See Business Financing the Way Lenders Do and It's Costing Them

Many small-business owners are stressed about cash flow because they don't understand how banks assess whether they're a good bet.
Lisa Stevens
Lines of Credit: Online Lenders vs. Traditional Banks
Small Business Loans

Lines of Credit: Online Lenders vs. Traditional Banks

If you go to an online lender looking for a line of credit similar to what you'd find at the bank, don't be surprised if what you're offered looks a bit different.
Jared Hecht
The Number One Reason Banks Deny Loans to Many Small Business Owners
Raising Capital

The Number One Reason Banks Deny Loans to Many Small Business Owners

Why your business credit score is the make-it-or-break-it factor when it comes to small-business lending
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Is Yours a Woman-Owned Business? Get Your Fair Share of Available Loans.
Women Entrepreneurs

Is Yours a Woman-Owned Business? Get Your Fair Share of Available Loans.

#1 of 6 tips: If you see the phrase 'total cost of capital,' run the other way.
Evan Singer
Debt vs. Equity Financing: Which Way Should Your Business Go?
Financing

Debt vs. Equity Financing: Which Way Should Your Business Go?

Before making any decisions, know your goals and what you are looking for.
Jared Hecht
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
Multiple Owners? Here's How to Prepare for Your Loan Application.
Small Business Loans

Multiple Owners? Here's How to Prepare for Your Loan Application.

Follow these steps before filling out that loan application if you're one of several owners of a business in need of a loan.
Jared Hecht
Explore These 5 Options for Your Cash-Strapped Startup
Startup Financing

Explore These 5 Options for Your Cash-Strapped Startup

The quest for startup capital is no walk in the park. Consider these three things you need to avoid.
Toby Nwazor
Online Lending Means the Bank's 'No' is Not the Last Word Any More
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.
Jared Hecht
The 4 Lines of Credit Now Available to Small Businesses
Small Business Loans

The 4 Lines of Credit Now Available to Small Businesses

Help grow your business with the one of these flexible financial solutions.
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
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
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