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4 Ways to Use a Personal Loan to Take Your Side Hustle to the Next Level

Side hustles are crazy popular these days, and are a great way to test the entrepreneurial waters. If you have one, you’re one of more than 7.9 million people with multiple jobs. Now is the perfect time to plan what you’d like to accomplish in the year ahead with your side hustle and what actionable...
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How to Secure a Small Business Loan Online

It used to be that businesses wanting to finance their growth had few options. Using their own savings, getting loans from family and friends, pitching their business to investors, or securing a traditional bank loan were some of the more popular ways to get cash for business development. Lately though, there are some new choices...
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4 Strategies to Get a Loan for Your Small Business

Obtaining a loan can be a challenge for many small business owners. Entrepreneurs don’t realize that even preparing to apply for a loan can take years of foundational work. Some others don’t know about alternative lending options that can help newly established businesses, or those with an immediate need to get the money they require....
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3 Things A Small Business Lender Needs to Know About You and Your Business

What your lender wants to know about YOU Applying for a small business loan can be stressful. A lender might even make you feel like you’re in the Spanish Inquisition as they dig into things like your personal credit score, your business credit profile, and other data points in your business and personal life. You’re...
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Financing Options for a Small Business

Finding the Right Funding Financing your business is one of the first  critical decisions you'll make.  A while back, we were approached by "Brian," an Entrepreneur who  started a company with a combination of funds from his personal savings  account and credit cards. He was looking for a venture capital  investment, but part way into his...
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Financing Options for a Small Business

Finding the Right Funding Financing your business is one of the first  critical decisions you'll make.  A while back, we were approached by "Brian," an Entrepreneur who  started a company with a combination of funds from his personal savings  account and credit cards. He was looking for a venture capital  investment, but part way into his...
Startup Funding
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5 Tips for Small Businesses Looking for a Loan

A loan may or may not be the best source of funding. The ways in which small businesses and startup companies find the funding they need to develop their ideas and target growth has changed significantly in recent years. The process is no longer focused entirely on winning the approval of your local bank manager...
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The Angel Honey Pot Continues to Grow

According to the 2006 Angel Market Analysis released today by the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire, the angel investor market experienced steady growth in 2006, with total investments of $25.6 billion, an increase of 10.8 percent over 2005. This is an irrefutable statement about the fact that the money is...
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Small business loans grubstake entrepreneurs

Huh? I subscribe to a daily 'Word of the Day' email from Merriam-Webster and the other day the word was grubstake. grubstake GRUB-stayk verb : to provide with material assistance (as a loan) for launching an enterprise or for a person in difficult circumstances Apparently, the word gained footing during the California gold rush, and...
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A small business loan with a twist

Catch 22. You have a terrific idea for a profitable small business. You need some startup cash to get it rolling. Or maybe you've started your business and an influx of cash will take it to the next level. Problem is, you haven't been in business 2 years yet so banks aren't likely to give...
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Disaster Relief for Small Businesses: Low Interest Loans from the SBA

Small businesses that experienced damage due to Hurricane Katrina may be able to receive a low interest loan through the U.S. Small Business Administration. Visit the SBA website for details on how to apply or call 800-621-FEMA (3362). An SBA Disaster Business Loan Application may be made for up to $1.5 million at rates as...