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The Best Business Loan and Financing Options of 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 06, 2021

Many small businesses need funding to get started. Learn about the different financing options to decide which would work best for your small business.

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Cash on Call: 5 Super-Fast Providers of Small Business Loans
By Jamie Johnson | December 06, 2021

When you need a small business loan quickly, these five providers can deliver the funding you need.

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Small Business Loans for Startups and New Businesses From $50,000 to $100,000
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 03, 2021

Small, short-term loans are ideal for startups and small businesses that need some capital but don't want to be saddled with a lot of debt.

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How to Decide Which Type of Business Loan Is Right for You
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 02, 2021

There are many types of business loans. Here's how to choose the right one for you.

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Hidden Gotchas in Your Business Loan Repayment Terms
By Adam Uzialko | December 02, 2021

There's more to a loan than paying your monthly installment. Look for these hidden terms and fees a lender might include in a loan agreement.

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What Is a High-Risk Business Loan, and What Industries Can It Help?
By Simone Johnson | December 02, 2021

Learn about high-risk business loans and potential financing alternatives.

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Applying for an SBA Loan vs. Funding From an Alternative Online Lender
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 01, 2021

SBA and alternative loans are two very different ways to fund your business.

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State of Small Business Lending
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 17, 2021

It's a good time to be in the market for a small business loan. Interest rates are low, lenders have money to put to work, and underwriting standards are easing.

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What to Do if You Can't Get a Business Loan
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 16, 2021

There are some key steps you should take if your business needs an influx of cash and you can't get a loan.

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How to Choose the Best Business Loan
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 15, 2021

Small businesses have a lot of funding options, so they should choose wisely.

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Which Government Loans Are Available to Entrepreneurs?
By Adam Uzialko | November 08, 2021

The SBA and USDA offer loans to assist entrepreneurs and business owners who need funding.

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When Does Your Business Credit Score Matter?
By Adam Uzialko | November 05, 2021

What is the difference between your personal and business credit score, and when does your business credit score matter? Read on to find out.

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Need a Loan? Lending Trends That Are Increasing Your Chances of Getting Funds
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 02, 2021

New regulations and fintech are changing the funding landscape.

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How to Get PPP Loan Forgiveness
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 25, 2021

Paycheck Protection Program loans are coming due, but you don't have to worry about paying it back if you apply for forgiveness.

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Types of Fast Business Loans
By Max Freedman | October 15, 2021

When your business needs a quick infusion of cash, what are your options? Learn about the different types of fast business loans and what you need to apply for them.

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How to Apply (and Get Approved) for a Business Loan
By Adam Uzialko | October 13, 2021

Many businesses need loans to launch or grow. This guide will help you apply for a business loan and improve your chances of approval.

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What Are Merchant Cash Advances and Working Capital Loans?
By Max Freedman | October 13, 2021

Should you consider a merchant cash advance or working capital loan to alleviate your cash flow problems? Or would that make things worse?

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How to Apply for Government Grants
By Max Freedman | October 12, 2021

Applying for government grants can be a confusing and lengthy process, but the end result could be a monetary award for your business. Here's how to apply for a government grant.

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Pros and Cons of Merchant Cash Advance Loans
By Max Freedman | September 30, 2021

Merchant cash advances are risky, but they can be a helpful tool if used correctly. Are they right for your business?

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How a Cash Advance Works
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 23, 2021

A cash advance provides you with fast cash, but is it worth the high price?

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Business Loans You Can Get With Bad Credit
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 07, 2021

If you have a bad credit score and need a business loan, these financing options could help you secure the funding you need.

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Small Business Guide to Alternative Lending
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 01, 2021

Looking for funding? When banks let you down, consider an alternative loan.

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The Roadmap to Peer-to-Peer Lending
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 31, 2021

Thinking about borrowing from a P2P lender? Find out which ones are right for you.

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How to Know an Investor Is Offering You a Good Deal
By Adam Uzialko | August 31, 2021

Finding a business investor is tough. But once you do, how can you be sure you're really getting a good investment deal?

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Government Assistance for Entrepreneurs: How to Qualify for Government Grants
By Jamie Johnson | July 20, 2021

Improve your odds of receiving a government grant for small businesses.

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How to Qualify for an Agricultural Loan
By Max Freedman | July 12, 2021

Start or expand a farm with agricultural land financing.

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The Best Business Grants for Women in 2021
By Kiely Kuligowski | May 20, 2021

Women are still far behind in business funding. Here are some of the best business grants for women in 2021 that can help close the gap.

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Why Term Loans Are a Favorite Among Small Businesses
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 21, 2021

Term loans are a popular funding tool thanks to their fixed payments and low interest rates.

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How to Apply for a Business Credit Card
By Dock David Treece | April 19, 2021

Need a business credit card? Find out what you'll need to qualify for one and how to apply.