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3 Reasons Today’s Small Business Loans Are (And Should Be) More Accessible

It’s rare for an entire industry to experience what can rightfully be referred to as a “transformation.” Well, the business financing industry is one of the few exceptions to this rule. More and more sources of small business loans are appearing and growing every day. Virtually every member of the new wave of business lenders […]

4 Ways To Keep Your Small Business Alive During A Rough Patch

No small business leader has had the same journey. Most successful ones, however, likely acquired the tools to become successful during a very similar experience. It’s the cornerstone of virtually every inspirational story, or what separates those who succeed from those who fail in all facets of life. The business is doing well and then, […]

3 Common Reasons So Many Small Businesses Fail

One of the most baffling paradoxes about small business owners is their tendency to continuously make the same mistakes, despite all their hard work and passion. Even the most motivated and financially-prepared business owners can unknowingly drive their businesses to failure. Fortunately, an increasing amount of new business owners becoming more aware of these mistakes, […]

4 Overlooked Factors That Play A Huge Role In Your Approval For An SBA Loan

The general requirements for an SBA Loan from a bank are relatively universal. Virtually every business owner knows you need to have a perfect credit score, high revenue, strong profitability, at least two years in business, and the ability to provide collateral. These requirements are basically common sense to anyone who has done just a […]

Which Type Of Working Capital Loan Should You Choose For Your Restaurant?

For many restaurants, the summer is their busy season. Customer activity reaches its annual peak, giving you the chance to make the most out of this increased interest. Like any experienced restaurateur, you understood that the busy season can quickly go from a blessing into a curse without sufficient preparation. And prepare you did. You […]

How To Qualify For A Small Business Loan

The quest for a small business loan begins with a question: Which type of small business loan is right for you? Your answer will have two parts: a certain product from a certain business lender. Let’s start with the first part, since it’s much easier to choose a product that seems appropriate than a business […]

4 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Outsourcing A Service

Business owners tend to attribute their success to strategic spending. They knew when it was sensible to spend a little or a lot of money, often applying the same concept to time and energy. This skill pays off tremendously when business owners are tasked with the decision of whether or not to outsource a project […]

3 Universal Obstacles You Can Overcome With Small Business Loans

A frequently emphasized advantage of working with an alternative business lender (as opposed to a bank) is the availability of “long-term” solutions. This refers to small business loans that do not attempt to put a band-aid on a broken limb. Instead, the business lender works closely with the client to improve his or her business […]

Restaurant Business Loans For Unconventional Business Problems

The restaurant industry’s risky reputation stems from the countless ways in which a restaurant can fail. So much can go wrong at any time. Sometimes it’s your fault, sometimes it’s not. But regardless of who’s to blame, misfortune doesn’t always have to spell failure. As long as an otherwise thriving restaurant steers clear of just […]

What’s The Difference Between Equipment Leasing And Equipment Financing?

A common dilemma for small businesses is needing new equipment but not having enough cash to buy it. This leaves you with two options: equipment leasing and equipment financing. Before explaining the differences between the two, let’s re-define the second term so it is easier to understand. Equipment financing is simply another way to refer […]