Small Business Loans

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.
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
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.
Financing

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

Before making any decisions, know your goals and what you are looking for.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Small Business Loans

6 Smart Reasons to Get a Business Loan

Don't have the working capital to take the next leap? There are good reasons to go into temporary debt.
Funding

Crowdfunding or a Small-Business Loan: What's Best for Your Company?

Your needs and markets will help determine the best route for outside funding.
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.

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