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Big banks approving more small business loans

While alternative lenders – like the web-based peer-to-peer enterprises – have been getting a lot of attention in the media, it’s the large banks that are really making small business lending “news” right now. Big bank loan approval rates to small businesses hit an all-time high in the June 2017 Biz2credit Small Business Lending Index. […]

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How to use ROBS to get a financial advantage for your business

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of 401(k) Business Financing for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. The relationship between startups and banks is – more often than not – a tenuous and uneasy one. While many business owners view banks as “too big to fail,” thousands of those same entrepreneurs wanting to […]

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When Is It OK To Fund Your Startup with Credit Cards?

We are fortunate to be living in a time when new financing options for funding your small business are popping up every day. However, they all come with limitations. Here is a super quick rundown of some: Banks. Hesitant to loan money to unknown founders. Crowdfunding. With some the money you raise will be taxed […]

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Find the Right Loan for Your Small Biz: It’s Your Biz

In this episode of Small Business Secrets with Susan Solovic, guest Ami Kassar, the co-founder of MultiFunding.com, explains how his company helps businesses with the right loan for a small business at the lowest possible rate.  

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Buying a Business? Get a Good Lawyer and Accountant

“Two weeks ago I signed a contract to buy a business. I didn’t use a lawyer because the contract seemed fair and I felt I understood what it said. I put up a $25,000 deposit to buy this business, and the closing is in two weeks. The seller’s attorney has been calling me every day […]

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Lenders following you on social media

Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com Small business expert Susan Solovic and Credit.com Director of Consumer Education Gerri Detweiler on lenders using social media to research potential borrowers.

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Angel Investing May Be On The Rise in 2014

There’s good news on the funding front for small business start-ups seeking equity capital.  A new report from Worthworm, a company that helps investors and entrepreneurs determine the value of start-ups, one in four angel investors expect to increase both the number of deals and the dollar amount they invest in young firms in 2014.  […]

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NSBA Survey Shows Small-Business Economic Outlook Improving

The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today released the 2013 Mid-Year Economic Report which shows an improved overall economic outlook for America’s small-business owners.  When compared with five years ago, 40 percent of small-business owners said today’s economy is better off—the highest it’s been in five years. “Unfortunately, small-business owners didn’t express that same positive […]

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Change the Ratio: Financing Tips and Tricks for Women Business Owners

“Who run the world?” queries the great Beyoncé Knowles in her aptly titled song “Run the World.” To Beyoncé, the answer is obvious. Girls! And, theoretically, Bey’s right. Female persuasion can indeed build a nation. “Smart enough to make these millions,” women can do it all. But in practice it’s not always the case. In […]

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Bank Lending to Small Biz is Down But Not Impossible

Small business lending is down for the third consecutive month according to the Thomas Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index released last week.  That doesn’t mean finding capital for your small business growth is impossible.  Being prepared is one of the best ways to enhance your success. When you apply for a loan the bank is […]

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