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to do after PPP loan
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6 Things to Do After Receiving Your PPP Loan

You’ve gotten your PPP loan, spent it properly and hopefully qualify for full forgiveness. Congratulations! What’s next? StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here Here are six steps you can...
general liability insurance
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General Liability Insurance: Protect Your Small Business

Like most homeowners who rely on their homeowner’s insurance to cover their liability in the event of an accident or some other unforeseen liability, many businesses rely on general liability insurance for the same type...
credit cards
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How to Accept Credit Card Payments

Accepting debit and credit card payments can help your business make more money. The more payment methods you offer to customers, the more likely they are to shop with you. But if you’re new to...
business loan application
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Why Was My Business Loan Application Denied?

This is a pretty simple question with a more complicated answer. There are a lot of reasons why a business loan application might be denied, but what most small business owners should be asking themselves...
EIDL PPP loan
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How to Pay Back an EIDL or PPP Loan

If your business received an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) or Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan, you may have determined it isn’t a good fit for your small business for any number of reasons: You...
budgeting and strategic borrowing
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5 Ways to Make Budgeting and Strategic Borrowing Easier

Over the nearly 40 years I’ve either owned or otherwise worked in a small business, I’ve observed that even businesses that might not be considered “seasonal” in the traditional sense ebb and flow over the...
small business finances
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5 Simple Ways to Organize Your Small Business Finances

Credit scores are often seen as the number one obstacle preventing small businesses from getting financing. But disorganized financials may be equally to blame. In today’s challenging economic environment in particular, lenders want to make...
seasonal businesses
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Additional PPP Guidance for Seasonal Businesses

It took a while to get here, but the SBA has provided some additional PPP guidance for seasonal businesses to calculate the maximum loan amount for seasonal employers. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell...
relief funds
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COVID-19 Small Business Relief Funds Exhausted

You may have heard that the Small Business Administration (SBA) has run out of money to fund the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. In other words, at least...
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11 Ways Retailers Can Combat Coronavirus Fears

Rita Mitchell, Certified Counselor at the USM Small Business Development Center’s College of Business and Economic Development, compiled a great list of 11 ways retailers can combat coronavirus fears, the closures, and the financial decline...