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The Best Business Loan and Financing Options of 2023
By Mike Berner | January 31, 2023

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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What SMBs Need to Know When Choosing a Small Business Loan
By Mike Berner | January 26, 2023

Read what experts say about obtaining funding for a small business.

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How to Qualify for an Agricultural Loan
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

It can be difficult to keep up with the costs associated with running a farm. Low-interest agricultural loans help farmers stay afloat.

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Pros and Cons of Merchant Cash Advance Loans
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Considering a merchant cash advance for your business? Before accepting one, learn the pros and cons.

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Before the Business Loan: Questions That Must Be Asked
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Here's a look at seven questions lenders ask small business borrowers and the reason for each one.

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Cash on Call: 5 Super-Fast Providers of Small Business Loans
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

If your small business needs money fast, these five loan providers can make the application process seamless and deliver your funds quickly.

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The SBSS Score Explained: What It Is and Why It Matters When Applying for a Loan
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

Your SBSS score matters when you're applying for a small business loan. Here's what you need to know.

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Business Loan vs. Crowdfunding: Which Is Best for You?
By Julie Thompson | January 23, 2023

When your small business needs a funding source, you may consider a loan or try crowdfunding. Learn how to choose the right option for your business.

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You Can Do It: How to Start a Business Without a Loan
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Debt isn't the only way! Here are alternatives to getting a loan in order to start your business.

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Financing Your Retail Store
By Julie Thompson | January 23, 2023

Most entrepreneurs turn to small business loans when seeking startup cash, but there are other ways to raise working capital for a store. Learn more here.

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How to Self-Fund Your Business
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

While self-funding a business is difficult, it isn’t impossible. Here are important tips for entrepreneurs considering the idea.

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Which Financing Option Is Best for Your Small Business – a Line of Credit or a Term Loan?
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

You need to know which type of loan is best for your small business's situation. Learn the difference between term loans and lines of credit.

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Which Government Loans Are Available to Entrepreneurs?
By Adam Uzialko | January 23, 2023

Need a small business loan with low interest rates? Learn about the government loans available to entrepreneurs.

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Small Business Loans for Startups and New Businesses From $50,000 to $100,000
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

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.

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What It Means to Default on a Business Loan and What to Do Next
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 23, 2023

Learn what it means to default on a business loan and what options you have available if this happens to you.

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The Risks Associated With a Personal Guarantee
By Jennifer Post | January 23, 2023

Many small business loans require the business owner to sign a personal guarantee. Learn about the risks of personally guaranteeing a loan.

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How to Apply for Government Grants
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Government grants provide successful applicants with money that doesn't have to be repaid. Here's how your business can apply for a government grant.

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4 Marketing Hacks to Help You Attract the Right Investors
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Marketing strategy is a crucial aspect of landing investors. Use your marketing skills to identify, message and pitch potential business investors.

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Need a Loan? Lending Trends That Are Increasing Your Chances of Getting Funds
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

From tighter lending criteria to the rise of payment processors, many changes are underway in small business lending.

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What to Know Before You Refinance Your Business Loans
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Evaluate these five elements before you move forward with refinancing.

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Business Loans for Veterans: What You Need to Know
By Meredith Wood | January 23, 2023

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

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Do You Understand the Fine Print of Your Loan Agreement?
By Siri Hedreen | January 23, 2023

Important information is tucked away in the fine print of a loan agreement. Learn what to look for and what you're agreeing to before you sign it.

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Is Your SBA Loan in Default? Forgiveness Is Possible
By Jason Milleisen | January 23, 2023

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

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How to Cash in on Your Excess Inventory
By Bennett Conlin | January 23, 2023

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

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What Happens if You Can’t Repay Your SBA Loan?
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Learn what happens when you can't pay back your small business loan from the SBA.

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What to Do if You Can’t Get a Business Loan
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Here's what to do if you can't get a business loan, and why being turned away isn't the end of the world.

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Small Business Guide to Alternative Lending
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Alternative lenders offer more flexible terms and faster approval and funding than traditional banks. Discover more about alternative loans.

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What Is a High-Risk Business Loan, and What Industries Can It Help?
By Simone Johnson | January 23, 2023

Find out if lenders consider your business high risk and which financing options are available to you if they do.

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How to Know an Investor Is Offering You a Good Deal
By Adam Uzialko | January 23, 2023

Before you sell equity, make sure the capital is well worth it. Here's how to spot a good investment deal.

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Applying for an SBA Loan vs. Funding From an Alternative Online Lender
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Applying for an SBA loan is an arduous process, whereas alternative loans are quick and easy, but interest rates vary widely.