Category Archives: Small Business Lending

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Beyond the Banks

I remember being in college when the recession hit a decade ago and thinking that the issue would be solved by the time I graduated. It’s been ten years and people are still feeling the impact of the recession, making

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Couple with second location of thriving business

Are you ready for a second location?

Maybe business is thriving, and you’ve been thinking “hmmm, maybe it’s time for a second location…”.  While expanding is awesome, let’s go through the things you need in place to expand. How is business? This seems like a no-brainer but

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holiday funding

It’s not too late to utilize holiday funding

I know what you’re thinking about this holiday funding. “Ashley, it’s December 5th  and it takes as little as 24 to 48 hours to have money in my account, so what am I going to do with funds on the

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Funding Options for Women-Owned Businesses

If you remember all the back to two weeks ago, we talked a lot about encouraging women to start businesses and presented some super cool stats from the SBA. What I found in my research for that piece was that

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New Hire Costs / SBA Loans

Market Research, New Hire Costs, SBA Loans, Oh My

What do an SBA Loan, market research, and new hire costs have to do with one another? Well, everything really.   Earlier this month we talked a lot about all these things, individually. Now, let’s discuss how they all work

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Is Venture Capital Right for Your Small Business?

We’ve talked a lot the last few weeks about your business plan and scaling your business. If you remember back to business planning, we mentioned that there are different purposes for each type of business plan. One of those purposes

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Amazon is Changing the Business World Once More

It seems every other day Amazon is in the news for some latest innovation. With the recent purchase of Whole Foods, Amazon is in the market to disrupt the “super” market. Amazon currently fulfills about 40% of all online retail

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How to prepared for business loan

Are You Prepared for Getting a Fast Small Business Loan?

Are You Prepared for Getting a Fast Small Business Loan Right Now? No matter how small your business may be, there is always the risk of something going terribly wrong. When this happens, you have to be ready to put

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Small Business Funding, the SBA, and Alternative Lending

According to the most recent census (2011) there are 29.1 small businesses in the US. 98% of them have less than 19 employees. Of the 2% 1.9% have 20-100 employees. Just about every statistical category indicates that the SBA has

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The Alternative Lender

PayPal Joins the World of Small Business Loans PayPal has become a widely used payment option for both businesses and individuals. The main perks of using PayPal is that it can help increase business sales for the companies who use

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