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Requirements for Getting a Small Business Loan
By Dock David Treece | August 15, 2022

This guide, sponsored by Rapid Finance, identifies the key requirements for getting a small business loan and ways to meet those requirements.

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Wells Fargo Review
By Matt D’Angelo | August 10, 2022

Wells Fargo's small business loan options are ideal for growing businesses and established small businesses alike. The company has a convenient online application process, and often deposits funds...

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The Best Business Loan and Financing Options of 2022
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 10, 2022

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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Is Your SBA Loan in Default? Forgiveness Is Possible
By Jason Milleisen | August 10, 2022

Discover whether you are eligible for SBA loan forgiveness through its offer in compromise program.

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What’s the Difference Between a Grant and Business Loan?
By Skye Schooley | August 10, 2022

Discover the difference between a grant and a business loan and which one is right for your company.

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Debt vs. Equity Financing
By Max Freedman | August 10, 2022

If you are considering debt or equity financing, it is important to know the pros and cons of each.

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Business Loans for Veterans: What You Need to Know
By Meredith Wood | August 09, 2022

Check out these loan programs and lenders for veteran-owned businesses.

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Business Loan Terms You Should Know
By Simone Johnson | August 09, 2022

When seeking a business loan for your small business, it's important to understand the terms banks use. Learn the most important business loan terms.

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The Best Business Grants for Women
By Kiely Kuligowski | August 09, 2022

It can be difficult for a woman-owned business to get funding. Here are some of the best small business grants for women in 2021.

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How to Apply for a Business Credit Card as a Sole Proprietor
By Andrew Martins | August 09, 2022

Discover how to qualify and get approved for a business credit card as a sole proprietorship.

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How to Decide Which Type of Business Loan Is Right for You
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 09, 2022

There are several types of loan products available for small businesses, which can make small business financing confusing for business owners.

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LoanBuilder Review
By Matt D’Angelo | August 08, 2022

If your business is stable, LoanBuilder lets you tailor your own business loan on its platform.

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Accion Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

Accion is a small business microloan lender. The company provides two types of loans: one for established businesses and one for startups. Loan types, amounts and requirements vary by state. Each...

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Biz2Credit Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

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,...

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Rapid Finance Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

Rapid Finance bills itself as a company offering fast and easy small business loans. The company lends to small businesses in any industry, as long as the business has shown signs of profitability...

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Fundbox Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

Fundbox offers business owners a way to fix their cash flow by advancing payments for their outstanding invoices. There are no approval processes, forms to fill out, phone calls to make or...

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Minority Business Loans and Grants
By Janet Gershen-Siegel | August 02, 2022

Everyone can become an entrepreneur! With funding options for protected classes, the playing field can be more level. Success comes in every color.

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SBA 7(a) Loans: Program Details, and How to Apply
By Dock David Treece | August 02, 2022

SBA 7(a) loans are guaranteed by the government, enabling lenders to extend funding to small businesses for up to $5 million up to 25 years.

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Everything You Need to Know About Angel Investors
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

Angel investors play a vital role in funding the big companies of tomorrow. Here's what you need to know about this investing group.

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If the Government Shutdown Has Delayed Your SBA Loan, Do These 3 Things
By Chris Hurn | August 02, 2022

If your SBA loan has been delayed due to the government shutdown, here are three options to help see you through.

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Grants for Felons
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 02, 2022

The government and nonprofits provide business grants for felons who are looking to start a small business. Check out the full list here.

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How to Build a Digital Product Ready for Angel/VC Funding Amid the Recession
By Dima Venglinski | August 02, 2022

Learn how to develop a product ready for investors and investment opportunities.

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How to Apply for a Business Credit Card
By Dock David Treece | August 02, 2022

Small businesses, freelancers and entrepreneurs often rely on a business credit card. Learn what you'll need to qualify for one.

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SBA 504 Loans: Program Details and How to Apply
By Dock David Treece | August 02, 2022

Learn how to take advantage of a powerful economic development loan program that's designed to promote growth and job creation.

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How to Structure a Stock Purchase Agreement (Template)
By Max Freedman | August 02, 2022

A stock purchase agreement allows your company to sell shares directly to individual investors. Here is how to structure a stock purchase agreement.

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How to Get a Business Loan: Ultimate Guide
By Sean Peek | August 02, 2022

Here is the ultimate guide on how to get a business loan that explains all your funding options. Find out the best path to financing your business.

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How to Raise Equity
By Max Freedman | August 02, 2022

Raising equity is one way to infuse capital into your business. Here is how to successfully raise equity for your business.

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What SMBs Need to Know When Choosing a Small Business Loan
By Sammi Caramela | August 02, 2022

Depending on your needs as a business, you'll want to understand all your choices first before settling on a lender.

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How to Cash in on Your Excess Inventory
By Bennett Conlin | August 02, 2022

Excess inventory doesn't have to be a problem if you know how to cash it in.

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Is Your Company Bankable? How to Improve Your Chances of Being Approved for a Loan
By Terry Lammers | August 02, 2022

Banks are motivated to lend to SMB owners who have the right goals and are prepared. These tips will improve your chances of being approved for a loan.