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10 Small Business Grants for Minorities
By Adam Uzialko | September 26, 2022

Business grants help provide free funding to minority business owners. Check out the most updated list of minority business and how to apply.

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The Best Business Loan and Financing Options of 2022
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 26, 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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How to Self-Fund Your Business
By Sean Peek | September 21, 2022

Owning every aspect of your business can be worth the hard work of self-funding. Here's how to self-fund your business idea.

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How to Get PPP Loan Forgiveness
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 21, 2022

Here's everything you need to know about how to get your Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiven.

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How to Apply for a Business Credit Card if You Have Bad Credit
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 20, 2022

If you have bad credit, you can still get a business credit card. Learn how and which options are best for you.

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The Risks Associated With a Personal Guarantee
By Jennifer Post | September 20, 2022

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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Unsecured vs. Secured Business Loans
By Dock David Treece | September 20, 2022

Secured loans have underlying collateral; unsecured loans don't. See which one is best for you.

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Should You Use a Business Credit or Debit Card?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 20, 2022

Discover which is best for your business – a business debit card or a credit card.

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How to Qualify for an Agricultural Loan
By Max Freedman | September 20, 2022

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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Top Small Business Grants
By Simone Johnson | September 20, 2022

Small business grants are basically free money from federal, state or privately funded programs. Learn about small business grants and how to apply.

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4 Marketing Hacks to Help You Attract the Right Investors
By Jennifer Dublino | September 20, 2022

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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Everything You Need to Know About Installment Loans
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 20, 2022

Installment loans have stable repayment terms and fixed interest rates. Here's what else you need to know about this business loan type.

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How to Get a Business Loan: Ultimate Guide
By Sean Peek | September 20, 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 Business Bootstrapping Works
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 20, 2022

Thinking about funding your new business yourself? Learn how bootstrapping a business works and check out the pros and cons of this funding strategy.

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Rapid Finance Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 14, 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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Debt vs. Equity Financing
By Max Freedman | September 14, 2022

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

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Guide to Choosing a Business Equipment Loan
By Julie Thompson | September 07, 2022

With a business equipment loan, you can finance machinery and other equipment costs. Learn how to apply for one.

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SBA Loan Forgiveness for PPP, EIDL and 7(a) Loans
By Jason Milleisen | September 07, 2022

Loan forgiveness differs greatly when you're talking about loan forgiveness for a PPP loan versus EIDL loans versus SBA 7 (a) loans.

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Is Your SBA Loan in Default? Forgiveness Is Possible
By Jason Milleisen | September 07, 2022

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

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Business Loans for Veterans: What You Need to Know
By Meredith Wood | September 07, 2022

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

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Before the Business Loan: Questions That Must Be Asked
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 07, 2022

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

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Truist Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 07, 2022

Truist is a traditional bank lender resulting from the merger of SunTrust Bank and BB&T Bank in late 2019. The company provides a variety of small business financing options, including U.S. Small...

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How to Structure a Stock Purchase Agreement (Template)
By Max Freedman | September 07, 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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Capital vs. Operating Grants: Which Does Your Business Need?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 07, 2022

Capital and operating grants are two different ways to fund your business. Here's what you need to know before applying for a business grant.

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The Benefits of Working With the SBA
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 07, 2022

The Small Business Administration provides a bevy of services beyond loans. Here's a look at all of them.

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Grants for Felons
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 06, 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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Chase Business Loans Review
By Matt D’Angelo | September 02, 2022

Chase is a massive financial institution that provides a variety of solid small business lending options. Businesses can take out lines of credit, term loans, SBA financing, commercial real estate,...

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Kabbage Review
By Matt D’Angelo | September 02, 2022

Kabbage is provides alternative small business loans through its online portal. This unique lending platform allows business owners to draw on their line of credit, make payments and manage their...

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OnDeck Review
By Matt D’Angelo | September 02, 2022

OnDeck offers a non-bank alternative to getting loans and lines of credit for small businesses.

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PayPal Business Loans Review
By Matt D’Angelo | September 02, 2022

PayPal offers both term loans and working capital loans to small businesses with a PayPal Business account.