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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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?

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.

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

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

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.

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?

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.

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

Start or expand a farm with agricultural land financing.

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.

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.

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.