Business Loans Articles & Tips

A treasure trove of tips and info for businesses of all sizes. Everything you need to get your company funded.

Here's Why Now Is the Time to Get a Loan for Your Small Business

Good news for small business owners as a new decade begins: it is now easier than ever to get approved for a loan. According to the latest figures ...
Jan. 16, 2020

Fundbox vs. Kabbage: Business Loans Comparison of SMB Lenders

Kabbage and Fundbox are two major market leaders when it comes to business loans for small to medium sized businesses. We go through features such ...
Dec. 05, 2019

7 Ways to Increase Your Credit Line

Business loans remain the most common method of funding for most organizations. During the U.S. economic collapse, banks began putting limitations ...
Sep. 20, 2019

Best Long-Term Business Loans of 2020

If you're running a business and need extra capital consider a long-term business loan, with terms of at least 5 years or as long as 20. Because lo...
Sep. 20, 2019

Lendio vs. LendingTree: Business Loan Marketplace Head-to-Head

Lendio and LendingTree are major aggregators that help businesses compare terms and find the right loan for their unique financial needs.
Aug. 29, 2019

9 Ways to Creatively Finance Your Small Business

You have a great business idea. You’ve done the research, drawn up a business plan, and chosen the perfect name for your company. Now comes the har...
Aug. 29, 2019

How to Qualify for a Business Loan in 6 Steps

If you're starting a new business or growing an existing one, a small business loan can provide the money you need. Focus on meeting lenders' requi...
Aug. 25, 2019

Lendio vs. Torro: Battle of the Business Loan Marketplaces

Compare Lendio and Torro to see which comes out on top when considering features, application process, loan terms, eligibility and more.
Aug. 06, 2019

Business Loan Options for Women-Owned Businesses

40% of American businesses are owned by women and that number keeps rising. Still, any woman entrepreneur knows the imbalances of the world of busi...
Apr. 16, 2019

Best Commercial Construction Loans of 2020

All you need to know about finding the best commercial construction loan for your commercial construction needs.
Mar. 31, 2019

Best Short Term Business Loans of 2020

A short term business loan can take a variety of forms. Generally, traditional short term business loans are term loans that need to be repaid with...
Mar. 06, 2019

Best Business Line of Credit Lenders 2020

A business line of credit provides flexibility that a typical business loan doesn’t. Pay interest only on the money you use and withdraw funds whe...
Mar. 06, 2019

Avoid the 10 Biggest Mistakes of Business Funding

Whether it's a seasonal slump or a pricey purchase, at some point you may find yourself needing a business loan. Plan well, and the process and fun...
Mar. 06, 2019

Regular Business Loans vs. Microloans: What's the Difference?

Understanding when to apply for each of these loans can help you access the capital you need at the right time.
Mar. 06, 2019

Small Business Financing: Know Your Loan Options

There are many ways to finance a new or existing business, each of which features its own benefits and limitations. In order to capitalize on oppor...
Mar. 06, 2019

How to Survive Small Business Debt

Most of the 29 million small businesses in the United States wouldn’t exist without borrowed money. Businesses loans, lines of credit, and credit c...
Mar. 05, 2019

Line of Credit VS Business Loan - Which Will Work Better For You?

There are different types of financing that you can obtain as a business owner. The most popular are a line of credit or a business loan.
Mar. 05, 2019

All You Need To Know About Construction Business Loans

Construction loans can be a great option if you’re looking to expand your business. Find out what’s involved before you make any decisions.
Mar. 05, 2019

5 Reasons to Take a Small Business Loan

Most small business owners worry about taking out loans. After all, we go into business to follow our dreams and make money, not to accumulate debt...
Mar. 05, 2019

Why Your Business Credit Score Matters and How to Boost it

Your credit score is one of the most important financial markers of your business. It can mean the difference between being approved or rejected fo...
Mar. 05, 2019

The 6 Different Types of Business Loans

If you’re starting a new business, want to expand an existing one, or simply need to deal with some cash flow issues, you might want to take out a ...
Mar. 05, 2019

The Benefits of Collateral-Based Loans for Small Businesses

Whether you’re launching or expanding, a collateral-based business loan can give you the freedom to realize the dream you have for your company. Al...
Mar. 05, 2019

Online Business Loans vs. Traditional Bank Loans: Which is Better...

Since the financial crisis of 2008, traditional banks have been cutting back on small business loans. As it became harder for small businesses to a...
Mar. 05, 2019

OnDeck vs. Lendio: Battle of the Business Loan Lenders

OnDeck and Lendio are both top companies in the alternative small business lending industry, but that's where their similarities end.
Mar. 05, 2019

10 Tips to Help You Open Your Dream Business

Is becoming a business owner your big dream for this year? Follow these financial tips to put yourself on the path to business growth and revenue s...
Mar. 05, 2019

Is Your Business Struggling? Consider a Small Business Loan

Despite business owners' hard work, there can be times of low cash flow that are out of your control. Take a look at loans and funding options that...
Mar. 05, 2019

Best Small Business Loans For Restaurants

Opening up your own restaurant can seem like a dream, until you sit down to crunch the numbers. That’s when the reality of the financial burden of ...
Mar. 05, 2019

How to Calculate Your Small Business Startup Costs

How much money will it take to start your new business? Many entrepreneurs underestimate the cost of starting their business, but with the right nu...
Mar. 05, 2019

The Benefits of Business Credit Cards

Small business and corporate credit cards are a good option for small and medium businesses (SMBs) that haven't built up enough credit or revenues ...
Mar. 05, 2019

The 8 Questions to Ask Before Applying for a Business Loan

Most entrepreneurs find themselves weighing the idea of taking out a business loan at some point. The advantages of added working capital can incre...
Mar. 05, 2019

A Guide to Working Capital Loans for Your Business

Working capital is what enables businesses to effectively manage business cash flow, even during times of financial instability. If you're looking ...
Mar. 05, 2019

Explore the Different Types of Real Estate Loans

Your commercial property can be a large source of growth capital for your small business. Online lenders offer business real estate loans up to $5...
Mar. 05, 2019

Get the Most From Your Business Line of Credit

Many companies face lean periods during the year because of seasonal inventory or temporary equipment and staffing needs. A business line of credit...
Mar. 05, 2019

The 5 Best Business Loans for Startups

When you kick off a new startup idea, you need capital, which may come from a business startup loan, a specific type of business loan. Before you f...
Mar. 04, 2019

A Guide to Your Business Line of Credit Benefits

As a business owner, you’re aware of the many funding options available to companies. There is one funding option that some business owners may not...
Mar. 04, 2019

Secrets to Securing Faster Business Loan Approval

There are times in a business' development when the budget just isn’t cutting it. Ideally, this is a time of growth and investment, and a business ...
Mar. 04, 2019

Business Loan vs. Crowdfunding: Which is Best for Your Business?

Thanks to modern advancements in technology and the rise of the internet, businesses have more options for accessing capital than ever before, and ...
Mar. 04, 2019

The Best Loans for Your Online Business

You spotted a need that’s not being filled, and you've jumped at the opportunity. Setting up an online business is in many ways similar to setting ...
Mar. 04, 2019

Navigating the Difficulty of Startup Funding with Non-Traditional...

It can be more difficult for new business owners to get term loans from a bank because of the short time in business and lack of revenues to show. ...
Feb. 28, 2019

What You Need to Know About Getting a Line of Credit

A credit line ensures you have money to draw on without the interest rates of a standard credit card. You'll pay interest only on the amount you wi...
Feb. 28, 2019

Your Small Business Loan Checklist: What You Need Before You Apply

Missing details could disqualify you from getting the loan you need at the rates that work for you, so make sure you're prepared with everything yo...
Feb. 28, 2019

The Pros and Cons of Unsecured Small Business Loans

Unsecured business loans require no personal or business assets as collateral, however they may require the borrower to have good credit and can h...
Feb. 28, 2019