Steps to Complete Before Applying for a Loan

Acquiring a small business bank loan is a necessity for many business owners. Learn what you need to do in order to be approved by a lender.

When and How to Use Short-Term Loans for Your Small Business

Short-term loans are one resource available for cash-strapped businesses, but they're not without their drawbacks. Read this piece to see if one is right for you.

INFOGRAPHIC: What’s Debt Financing, and Is It Right for Your Business?

Debt financing has some distinct advantages—and disadvantages—over equity financing. Check out this infographic to learn more.

6 Questions to Ask Before Refinancing Your Small Business Loan

When it comes to financing or refinancing their loans, small-business owners often face an uneven playing field. You may not know what questions to ask.

4 Factors to Consider Before Taking Out a Small Business Loan

Before borrowing money, you need to make sure you are aware of several things. We go over what you need to think about before taking out a business loan.

SBA Programs for Veterans

Learn about SBA programs designed to help veterans start or expand a small business.

5 Ways to Boost Your Odds of Getting a Startup Loan

Invoice Factoring: Pros, Cons & How it Works

Invoice financing, also known as factoring, helps companies get cash in exchange for future customer payments. Find out the pros and cons of this financing method.

5 Signs That You May Want to Refinance a Small Business Loan

Since many small businesses need loans to survive, owners are often forced to accept terms that aren't always fair. Find out the signs you need to refinance.

Pros and Cons of Accepting Loans From Friends and Family

Low interest rates and easy payment plans? Yes! Tax liabilities and social awkwardness? No! Here are the pros and cons of accepting loans from family and friends.

Reasons Why A Loan Might Be Right for A Profitable Business

Common knowledge says that business owners should never take on debt, but is that really the case?

Non-Bank Options for Raising Money

Even the smallest home-based businesses require some startup capital. Not having the credit to get a loan shouldn't stop anyone from pursuing their dream. Review your non-bank options for raising money.

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