Donna Fuscaldo
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Donna Fuscaldo

Senior Finance Writer
New York City, NY
I've covered business finance for nearly two decades. My areas of expertise include accounting, funding, and business loans.
About Me

Donna Fuscaldo is a senior finance writer at business.com and has more than two decades of experience writing about business borrowing, funding, and investing for publications including the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Bankrate, Investopedia, Motley Fool, and Foxbusiness.com. Most recently she was a senior contributor at Forbes covering the intersection of money and technology before joining business.com. Donna has carved out a name for herself in the finance and small business markets, writing hundreds of business articles offering advice, insightful analysis, and groundbreaking coverage. Her areas of focus at business.com include business loans, accounting, and retirement benefits.

Business Description

At business.com, our mission is to help people grow their business, plain and simple. This is why millions of professionals in growing companies rely on business.com to acquire the knowledge they need to run and advance their businesses and careers. Additionally, our vibrant community of business owners, marketers, and sales experts help further that knowledge through first-hand advice and engaging discussion.

Donna's Product and Service Reviews
Our team conducts an independent analysis of products and services that can help manage your business.
Updated 11.28.22
Best Business Employee Retirement Plans of 2022
Looking for an employee retirement plan for you and your staff?...
Updated 11.22.22
The Best Collection Agency Services of 2022
We've reviewed the best collection agency services for 2022. See...
Updated 11.28.22
The Best Business Loan and Financing Options of 2022
Many small businesses need funding to get started. Learn about the...
Donna's Activity
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ShareBuilder 401k Review Review
hareBuilder keeps investment fees low, which encourages more employees to participate in the plan. But small businesses don't give up quality for price with this company; ShareBuilder makes it easy to enroll and provides a variety of investment options.
Updated November 07, 2022
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SBG Funding Review Review
Smart Business Growth (SBG) Funding prides itself on helping small businesses by making the loan application process easier. From a quick application process and minimal paperwork to fast funding, SBG looks to help small businesses in need of financing.
Updated November 07, 2022
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Noble Funding Review Review
Noble Funding provides loans to businesses beginning at a minimum amount of $50,000. It's a reputable company that has provided and organized more than $400 million in loans for small businesses, and has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.
Updated November 01, 2022
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Flagship Merchant Services Review Review
Flagship Merchant Services offers favorable month-to-month terms to all its merchants, with no setup, gateway setup or early termination fees. This full-service credit card processing company has low rates and offers tiered and interchange-plus pricing.
Updated October 31, 2022
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Biz2Credit Review Review
Biz2Credit is an online marketplace for small business funding. The company connects small businesses in need of funding with lenders. It can help small businesses obtain a variety of loans, including SBA loans, equipment financing, business acquisition loans, commercial loans, lines of credit, franchise loans, real estate financing, disaster loans and merchant cash advances.
Updated October 31, 2022
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Balboa Capital Review Review
Balboa Capital is an alternative lender that provides loans for small and midsize businesses. Small business owners can choose from several different types of loans, including standard small business loans, equipment leasing and commercial financing.
Updated October 25, 2022
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Vanguard Review Review
Vanguard is well-known for its low-cost index funds. It offers a wide range of investment services, including 401(k) plans.
Updated November 14, 2022
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Should You Use a Business Credit or Debit Card?
Discover which is best for your business – a business debit card or a credit card.
Updated September 20, 2022
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4 Ways to Boost Your Balance Sheet
Want to improve cash flow or look good in the eyes of the bank or investors? Here's how to strengthen your balance sheet.
Updated August 02, 2022
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How to Create and Send Invoices With PayPal
Want to send a professional invoice via PayPal? Follow this guide to learn how.
Updated July 01, 2022
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Small Business Guide to Alternative Lending
Alternative lenders offer more flexible terms and faster approval and funding than traditional banks. Discover more about alternative loans.
Updated September 01, 2022
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The Solopreneur’s Guide to Retirement Funds
How do self-employed people plan for retirement? Here are a few retirement plan options for the solopreneur.
Updated August 02, 2022
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Small Business Loans for Startups and New Businesses From $50,000 to $100,000
Every new business needs capital, but starting out with a large amount of debt can be a burden. Here's a rundown of small loan options to consider.
Updated June 29, 2022
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When Does Your Business Credit Score Matter?
Your business credit score is related to but separate from your personal credit score. Learn what a business credit score is and why it matters.
Updated July 20, 2022
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How a Cash Advance Works
Don't have time to wait for loan approval? A cash advance gets you money quickly, but is the steep cost worth it?
Updated July 20, 2022
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You Can Do It: How to Start a Business Without a Loan
Debt isn't the only way! Here are alternatives to getting a loan in order to start your business.
Updated June 29, 2022
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How to Get PPP Loan Forgiveness
Here's everything you need to know about how to get your Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiven.
Updated September 21, 2022
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Human Interest Review Review
Human Interest keeps costs down for employers and employees, offering low-cost plans with a lot of features and functionality. When you work with Human Interest, you get affordable full-service retirement plans, earning it our best pick for affordability.
Updated November 01, 2022
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How to Get Your Business Loan Application Approved
These steps will help you get your business loan application approved and secure the funding your business needs.
Updated October 13, 2022
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A Guide to Small Business Overtime Laws
The laws governing overtime requirements can change, and the penalties for noncompliance can be expensive, so it's important to stay in the know.
Updated June 29, 2022