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SBA Releases Simplified Application for PPP Loan Forgiveness

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has released a new simplified application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans with a value of $50,000. The new application makes it easier for businesses to apply for forgiveness. It has fewer fields and requires less information. If you obtained a PPP loan but haven’t yet applied for forgiveness,…

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Equity vs Debt Offering: What’s the Difference?

Companies often raise capital through offerings. When a company needs money to further grow its operations, it may look towards an offering. There are several types of offerings, however, including equity and debt. While they can both be used to raise capital, they aren’t the same. Equity and debt offerings work in different ways. What’s…

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What Are the Best Business Loans If You Have Bad Credit?

Obtaining financing is often a struggle for entrepreneurs with bad credit. Lenders use credit scores for risk assessment purposes. When an entrepreneur applies for a business loan, the lender will look at his or her credit score. With bad credit, the lender will likely deny the entrepreneur of a loan, believing he or she won’t…

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Are Business Loans Tax Deductible?

Taxes are one of the biggest expenses you’ll encounter when running a business. Assuming your business is profitable, you’ll have to pay taxes. The good news is that you can often claim write-offs to minimize your business’s tax liabilities. If you buy a product or service that is considered essential to your business’s money-making activities,…

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Lending Opportunities in the Era of COVID-19

Are you trying to secure financing for your business? Since making landfall at the beginning of 2020, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has shuttered businesses throughout the United States. Local and state governments have forced many nonessential businesses to close. Combined with decreased consumer confidence, many businesses are now struggling to stay afloat. There are financial…

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Pros and Cons of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Lending

When researching ways to finance your business, you’ll probably come across peer-to-peer (P2P) lending. In recent years, it’s become an increasingly common financing solution for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Like all financing methods, though, there are advantages as well as disadvantages associated with it. To determine whether it’s the right choice for your business,…

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5 Reasons to Consider Equity Financing for Your Business

When planning to launch a new business, you’ll need to choose an appropriate financing method. Regardless of the type of business you intend to launch, you’ll probably incur costs associated with equipment, payroll, insurance, inventory and more. While you can always seek a business loan, however, you should consider a form of equity financing instead….

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The Beginner’s Guide to Hard Money Loans

Have you heard of hard money loans? In recent years, they’ve become an increasingly popular form of business financing. From small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, many entrepreneurs use hard money loans to finance their business’s operations. Unless you’re familiar with hard money loans, though, you might be skeptical of using them. After all, there…

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Do I Need Business Credit to Get a Loan for My Business?

Building personal credit is difficult enough, but it’s even more difficult to build business credit. As a result, you might be wondering whether you can secure a business loan with bad or no business credit. Most lenders will look at your business’s credit score when applying for a loan. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that…

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Common Tax Deductions for Self-Employed Workers

Do you work for yourself? According to a Pew survey, approximately 15 million people in the United States are self-employed. When you work for yourself, you won’t have the luxury of receiving employee benefits like minimum wage, overtime pay and paid vacations. On the other hand, however, you can write off more expenses on your…

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Current vs Long-Term Liabilities: What’s the Difference?

As a business owner, you’ll probably incur some liabilities when running your business. Regardless what your business sells or does, you’ll need capital to perform its operations. You may already have some capital available, but in many instances, you’ll have to secure financing from an outside source, such as a bank or lender. With that…

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What Is an Operating Lease?

Nearly all businesses require some type of equipment to produce and sell their goods or services. Unfortunately, the high cost of equipment may prevent businesses from buying their equipment outright. But there are other ways to secure equipment for your business without purchasing it, including the use of an operating lease. What Is an Operating…

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