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How to Get Your Business Loan Application Approved
By Donna Fuscaldo | May 01, 2023

These steps will help you get your business loan application approved and secure the funding your business needs.

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How to Qualify for an Agricultural Loan
By Max Freedman | April 13, 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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Small Business Loans for Startups and New Businesses From $50,000 to $100,000
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 13, 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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Top Small Business Grants
By Simone Johnson | April 07, 2023

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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What Is a Hard Money Loan?
By Simone Johnson | March 23, 2023

Hard money loans make sense for businesses that need fast capital or can't access other financing, but a payback plan is key for this type of lending.

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Capital vs. Operating Grants: Which Does Your Business Need?
By Donna Fuscaldo | March 23, 2023

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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How to Find and Attract Business Investors
By Jennifer Dublino | March 22, 2023

Startups often turn to investors to help grow their businesses. Learn how to find a business investor and what to look for.

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How to Cash In on Your Excess Inventory
By Bennett Conlin | March 13, 2023

Businesses often deal with excess inventory that ties up cash and prevents you from investing in other areas. Learn how to turn excess inventory into cash.