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Small Business Grants Complete Guide - UPDATED: Coronavirus Grants

Small Business Grants Complete Guide – UPDATED: Coronavirus Grants

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has millions of small businesses on their last legs. Virtually all industries have been affected, since they can’t serve customers when the entire US has been ordered to stay at home. The logical solution to an unexpected loss in revenue is a small business loan or business line of credit. But […]

CARES Act: Everything Small Businesses Need To Know

CARES Act: Everything Small Businesses Need To Know

On Friday, March 27, 2020, Congress officially passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economy Security Act, a.k.a. the CARES Act. This $2 trillion relief package was created to help individuals and small businesses that are currently in financial straits as a result of Covid-19. Of that $2 trillion, approximately $350 billion will go towards a […]

How The Coronavirus Will Affect Small Business Lending

UCS CEO Jared Weitz Explains Coronavirus Effects On Business Loans

In 2011, I started United Capital Source with the mission of helping entrepreneurs grow and stabilize their businesses. Anyone who has worked with us knows that our support isn’t just limited to business loans and other funding solutions. At UCS, we take great pride in guiding entrepreneurs through tough times. Even when it seems like […]

Where To Find The Best SBA Loans In 2020

SBA Loans are among the most coveted types of small business loans on the market. Much like a traditional bank loan, the borrowing limits are high, the terms are convenient, and the interest rates are on the lower side. But only certain businesses can qualify and some widespread notions about SBA Loans may actually be […]

Encore Entrepreneurs: 5 Steps to Starting a Business After Retirement

Today’s young adults have grown dissatisfied with the conventional career path. Unlike previous generations, they don’t seek the stability of working traditional hours at the same place for decades on end. To them, this lifestyle seems boring, unfulfilled, and void of passion. Many older individuals feel the same way about retirement. Rather than keeping the […]

5 Things to Be Aware of Before Applying for Financing

Starting and running a business is demanding but exciting. You’ve got a great idea and a rock-solid business plan, and you put in the hard work. There’s just one thing you can’t succeed without: money. Whether you’re starting a business or investing in the one you already have, it can be expensive, and that the […]

APR: What Does It Mean & Why So Important For Business Loans?

APR: What Does it Mean and Why is it So Important for Business Loans?

APR, which stands for “annual percentage rate,” makes it very easy to compare the costs of different business loans or credit cards. The need to calculate APR stems from the fact that in addition to interest or factor rates, most business loans have multiple fees. This can include loan origination fees, document preparation fees, processing […]

How To Calculate Cost Of Debt For Business Loans

When shopping for business loans, it’s extremely important to know each option’s true cost. At first, that seems pretty easy: you just calculate the loan’s APR, right? This might help you determine the cheapest option available. But when you think of the big picture, it becomes clear that APR does not account for numerous other […]

What Are The Best Business Loan Options For Auto Repair Shops?

Auto repair shops are among the very few businesses with almost no risk of becoming irrelevant or losing traction. People will always need to get around, which creates a steady stream of demand. You can reap the full benefit of this demand as long as you have enough cash to serve your customers and cover […]

Should You Take Out A Secured Or Unsecured Business Loan?

Once you have established the need for a small business loan, the next step is figuring out what type of small business loan would work best for you. This doesn’t just refer to choosing between different business funding programs like a business line of credit, merchant cash advance, or SBA Loan. The potential borrower must […]