Business Resource Center

Challenges Owners Face in Securing Business Loans

Operating a successful business can be a challenging, but rewarding, experience. Securing a business loan from a traditional lender, however, can often end up being more difficult than actually running the business.   Business owners often face significant...

Expanding Your Business? What Type of Loan is Right for You?

Acquiring funds for the expansion needs of your business can be difficult, especially if you are a small business with not much to show in terms of credit worthiness. If you have a bad credit score, banks would automatically turn you down, without even a second look....

How to Repair Your Bad Credit and Increase Your Credit Score

  Finding out your credit score has sunk beneath what is considered acceptable by lenders is a real cause for concern. Bad credit prevents you from obtaining credit cards and loans to purchase a new car, home and other expensive items. It can even make renting an...

Business Credit Line or Loan, Which is Right for You?

  Once you are ready to take your business to the next level by obtaining high level financing, the next step is to decide which type of funding is the best option for you.  Two of the most common types of small business credit are lines of credit and loans....

How To Best Utlize Your Business Loan

When accepting a loan for your small business, never forget that this is a loan and not a golden ticket to explore the world. The money should be considered a tool to help you to grow. Spend the money on things that will gain you a return. In other words it is time to...

How to Navigate a Small Business Loan

Getting a small business loan can be confusing and daunting for any business owner. Luckily with preparation and research anybody can get a loan and there are many resources available to entrepreneurs. With the help of the internet and professional loan experts the...

AFN Loans vs. PayPal Working Capital

Small business owners have it tough these days with traditional loans and banks well out of reach. There are a number of advance loans and micro loans out there, but many are afraid of hidden language, penalties and requirements.   Two of the more well known...

Business Loans for Bad Credit: The Path to a Sustainable Future

It’s no secret that specialized businesses are struggling in this economy. The neighborhood hardware store is a perfect example. Whether it’s a local mom and pop or a national franchise, businesses like this have a go-to strategy: strike while the iron is hot. That...