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5 Myths About Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans

As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), the federal government allocated nearly $1 billion towards the establishment of a loan program. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), it’s helped countless small businesses stay afloat during periods of hardship. With that said, there are several myths about PPP loans…

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An Introduction to Debt Consolidation Loans for Businesses

How much debt does your business have? Debt isn’t limited to consumers. Many businesses carry debt as well. A study conducted by Experian — one of the country’s leading credit bureaus — found that small businesses have nearly $200,000 of debt on average. Whether your business has more or less debt, however, you might be…

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How Does a Business Line of Credit Work?

Money is essential when running a business. No matter what types of products or services your business sells, its success is dependent upon cashflow. With money, you can buy inventory, equipment, machines, advertising, and you can hire employees. Fortunately, there are a variety of financing options available, one of which is a business line of…

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Recourse vs Non-Recourse Loans: What’s the Difference?

Loans are one of the most common forms of financing for businesses. Whether you own a startup in its early stages of operation or a well-established commercial enterprise, you can finance your business with a loan. When evaluating your loan options, though, you may come across recourse loans and non-recourse loans. While they are forms…

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An Introduction to Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Lending and How It Works

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has become a popular form of alternative financing for businesses. According to MarketWatch, the U.S. P2P lending industry exceeded $68 billion in 2019. And since then, it’s only grown larger. As a business owner, though, you might be wondering how P2P lending works. An Introduction to Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Lending and How It…

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The Pros and Cons of Term Loans

Term loans are a common financing vehicle for businesses. If you need money to finance your business, a term loan might offer a solution. All term loans are characterized by a fixed repayment period. When you acquire a term loan, you’ll have to repay it within a specific amount of time. This length of time…

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What Is an SBA Microloan and How Does It Work?

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has several financing programs that are designed to help entrepreneurs start and run their own small businesses, one of which is the Microloan Program. Originally launched in the early 1990s, it’s helped countless small businesses achieve success. If you’re thinking about applying for an SBA Microloan, though, you might be…

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Venture Capitalist vs Angel Investor: What’s the Difference?

Securing financing is one of the biggest challenges faced by entrepreneurs. To turn your vision of a profitable business into a reality, you’ll need money. Fortunately, there are several types of investors who can provide a financial lifeline for your startup, including venture capitalists and angel investors. What’s the difference between these two types of…

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What Is a Merchant Cash Advance Loan?

Countless businesses use loans to finance their operations. During the startup stage, many businesses lack the capital needed to procure goods and services. As a result, they seek loans from banks or private financial institutions. There are several types of loans, however, one of which is a merchant cash advance. What is a merchant cash…

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Reverse Merger vs Initial Public Offering (IPO)

Going public is one of the most common, as well as effective, ways for companies to raise capital. All companies have stock shares. When a company goes public, it will offer some of its stock shares to the public. Investors and traders can buy the company’s stock shares, thus giving the company money to grow….

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How Interest Rates Affect Your Business

The federal funds rate is at a record low. Since the beginning of 2020, the U.S. Federal Reserve has kept it around 0% to 0.25%. With a record-low federal funds rate, you can expect similarly low interest rates when applying for loans and other forms of debt-based financing. As a business owner, though, you might…

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An Introduction to Working Capital Loans

Money is the fuel that drives your business’s operations. Different businesses have different financial needs. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), micro-sized businesses need about $3,000 to get up and running, whereas medium-sized businesses at least $5,000. Regardless, all businesses need money to finance their operations. Fortunately, there are several types of loans…

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