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Short-Term vs Long-Term Capital Gains: What’s the Difference?

When buying and selling assets for a profit, you should be conscious of how long you hold those assets. You’ll incur capital gains on all profitable asset transactions. Not to be confused with capital losses, capital gains involve the sale of an asset for a profit. There are short-term capital gains and long-term capital gains,…

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A Crash Course on Credit Utilization Ratio

When was the last time you checked your credit utilization ratio? If you’re planning to apply for a loan or line of credit in the near future, you should consider checking it. An excessively high credit utilization ratio can make it difficult to get approved for loans and lines of credit. A Crash Course on…

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What Is Loan Prequalification and How Does It Work?

Getting approved for a loan takes time. Whether you’re applying for a loan from a traditional bank or an alternative lender, you may have to wait several weeks. When running a business, of course, time is of the essence. Your business may not have the luxury of waiting several weeks for fresh capital. Some lenders,…

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Don’t Forget Your Financial Statements When Applying for a Business Loan

Many entrepreneurs apply for a business loan, only for the lender to reject their application. Statistics, in fact, show that the approval rate for business loans offered by big banks is just 15%. Alternative lenders have a higher approval rate of 27%. Regardless, not all business loan applications are approved. If you’re planning to apply…

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What Are Interest Rates on Hard Money Loans?

Hard money loans offer a convenient form of financing for real estate investors and property flippers. You can obtain them from alternative lenders. Like all loans, hard money loans are a form of debt financing. They are distinguished from other types of loans, however, by their use of real property as collateral. As long as…

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5 Tips for Securing Venture Capital Financing

Loans aren’t necessarily the best financing solution for all businesses. As a form of debt financing, they’ll increase your business’s total liabilities. If your business experiences a slow season or otherwise struggles to achieve its target revenue, you may not be able to repay the loan. Venture capital financing, however, will allow you to raise…

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A Breakdown of Common Business Loan Fees

Are you planning to finance your business with a loan? Of all the different business financing vehicles, loans are one of the most popular. Research shows that nearly half of all small businesses have applied for a loan within the last year. Whether it’s a short-term or long-term business loan, though, you may incur fees….

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Debt Refinancing: Everything You Need to Know

Is your business drowning in debt? Most businesses have at least some debt. Statistics show that 20% of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have $100,000 to $250,000 of debt, whereas 16% of SMBs have up to $1 million of debt. While there’s nothing wrong with financing your business’s operations with debt, you should be conscious…

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The Pros and Cons of a Merchant Cash Advance

A merchant cash advance offers an alternative form of financing for businesses. It’s a special type of loan that involves the use of credit card and debit card transactions. The lender will look at your business’s credit and debit card transactions to determine the amount of the merchant cash advance. The greater the value of…

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The ABCs of Venture Capital: Terms You Need to Know

Venture capital offers a convenient form of financing for startups and early-stage businesses. Rather than taking out a loan, entrepreneurs can sell some of their business to an investor. Investors who purchase an equity stake in early-stage businesses are known as venture capitalists. While venture capital may sound straightforward, though, it encompasses many different terms….

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Unlimited vs Limited Personal Guarantees: What’s the Difference?

Many lenders require borrowers to make a personal guarantee when applying for a business loan. If your business is still in its early stages, it may not have any credit. And a lack of credit can make it difficult to obtain a business loan. Lenders, however, may offer you a business loan if you’re willing…

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Beware of Variable-Rate Loans and Rising Interest Rates

If you’re thinking about financing your business with a loan, you may want to avoid variable-rate loans. Loans have become a popular financing solution for businesses. Research shows that approximately half of all small business owners in the United States have applied for a loan. While a variable-rate loan can provide your business with capital,…

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