SBA Financing Facts and Figures

Most small businesses typically find themselves in need of financial assistance at some stage of their growth, and many of these consider loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Instead of directly providing loans, the SBA offers guarantees for...

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Alternative Lending and Why It’s Essential for Some Companies

At some point entrepreneurs inevitably need funding for their companies. However, misinformation online has left many small business owners unaware of the alternative lending options available to them. In fact, if you conduct sufficient research, organize your materials, and...

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Business Term Loans 101

Small businesses may find it risky to take on a long-term business loan. But when you're purchasing real estate or making another large investment, business term loans may make sense. Here's what you should know. Why Choose a Long-Term Loan? Business...

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How to Use Asset-Based Lending to Your Advantage

Asset-based lending provides financing for your business, usually in the form of revolving lines of credit, using company assets as collateral. This form of financing is common with small and mid-sized businesses experiencing rapid growth. The most common collateral...

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Definitive Guide to Unsecured Business Lines of Credit for Entrepreneurs 

Unsecured business lines of credit can be extremely handy for entrepreneurs, especially when cash flow is a little spotty, or if unexpected expenses seem to occur frequently. Unlike a term loan, which is acquired in a lump sum to...

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A Comparative Guide to Equipment Leasing vs. Equipment Financing

You are running a business that needs to have equipment, but you may not have enough capital available to buy that equipment currently. This tends to leave you with two options – equipment financing and equipment leasing. Both of...

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How a Business Plan Leads to Effective Management

A business plan is more than its blueprint; it is an integral part of effective business management and business growth. A good plan should lay out the business' vision and the steps it will take to get there. Many...

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Why Businesses Need to Switch Focus from Efficiency to Productivity

In the business space, productivity and efficiency are often used synonymously and interchangeably. Indeed, it has often been assumed that efficiency makes employees more productive. These are, however, very different terms, and their differentiation may be the key to...

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