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Your Guide to Securing the Right Small Business Loan for Your Needs

  It’s like having a baby: You plan, wait, fret, mull and flesh out every detail associated with your new business after what’s likely a long period of research and conversation with business people in a position to advise you on chances your new venture will...

Ways to Protect Your Small Business From Cyber Attacks

  As news reports of Internet hacking become more and more common, it's important for every business owner to think about computer security. Hackers don't just target big companies like Sony and MasterCard. They also attack small businesses, especially companies...

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...

Financial Pitfalls to Avoid in 2015

As a business owner, you do your best to guide your company away from economic problems and inspire growth. But each year, you always seem to fall into a few financial pits that cost you money and set your company back. As 2015 approaches, there are some financial...

What Is The Current Lending Environment For Small Businesses

According to a recent survey conducted by Sageworks, only 3 out of 4 business owners who have been in business for less than ten years haven’t applied for a loan for their business. While many of the business owners chose to seek alternative funding to get their...

How To Get A Small Business Loan or Unsecured Line of Credit

The stock market may be surging, but the effects of the financial crisis are still lingering, putting a dent in the cash flow of small businesses everywhere. Whether you own a restaurant, lawn care business, or specialty retail store, chances are you’ll need some...

Tips to Save Money with a Small Business

  Keeping costs low while running a small business can be a challenge, especially when you are just starting out. You want to make sure you have everything you need to be able to satisfy the needs of your customers or clients, but you also can't be so much in...

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....