Do you know who your small business funding company is?

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The market for providing capital solutions to small business is dynamic and crowded. For every new company eager to launch is a lender at the ready to provide financial back-up. And as a result of the rise in demand, funding companies and brokers are advertising and promoting their brands through every possible channel. They’re looking to drive customers to their … Read More

Unique Small Business Loan Alternatives for Women-Owned Businesses

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It seems like now more than ever, women are taking charge—harnessing their entrepreneurial spirit and opening their own businesses—officially bucking the trend of working for the man. While this makes it sound like women are finally getting ahead by creating their own job opportunities, they still face some challenges obtaining the funding needed to help their businesses get off the … Read More

How to Apply for a Small Business Loan Alternative

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When small businesses apply for traditional bank loans, they get turned down at record rates. Analysts claim that anywhere from 20 to 80 percent of small business applicants get rejected when looking for funding. To close the gap and access the funds they need, many small businesses are turning to alterative lenders. Thinking about applying for a loan from an … Read More

How to Protect Your Business When Small Business Loan Payments are a Challenge.

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Working capital is the lifeblood of small businesses.  As the credit gap remains a reality for SMBs in America, the market for capital is still robust.  Business owners are increasingly active in evaluating various capital products from advances to invoice factoring to loans.  But sometimes taking on new capital comes with unexpected challenges. What happens if your business has trouble … Read More

New Opportunities for Existing Small Businesses: SBA Brings Back 504 Refinancing Program

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Small businesses looking to refinance their business’s real estate will have another option to do so starting on June 24 if they qualify. The SBA is bringing back its 504 refinancing and loan program originally implemented as part of the 2010 Jobs Act, but this time as a permanent measure.

Women-Owned Small Businesses Continue to Grow, But There’s a Catch…

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Small businesses that are owned by women continually succeed in revenue and earnings generated, but still struggle to grow at the same rate as their male-owned counterparts. The presence of the gender gap in small businesses is felt, as it much harder for women entrepreneurs to gain the necessary capital to expand their businesses.