What To Do When the Bank Says No

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It can be hard to grow a business when banks want you to have established business credit or solid collateral and there just isn’t enough yet for you to get approved. Luckily, we live in an era where banks are merely one of many options to choose from. Did the bank say no? No problem! Check… Read more »

What You Need to Qualify for a Startup Loan

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While there’s no secret formula to getting a start-up loan, there are certain things you can do to improve your odds. Here’s what you need to be ready for in order to qualify. What Does It Take to Get a Startup Business Loan Typically, to be considered for a start-up loan you need your personal… Read more »

8 Differences Between a Business Loan and A Line of Credit

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When you need some money to start, build, or grow your business, you’ll want to know the differences between business loans and business lines of credit. Knowing the differences will help you make the best decision about what is best for you and your company at the moment you need capital. Here are 8 ways… Read more »

Are You Credit Worthy?

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What are the ‘Five C’s of Credit’ The Five C’s of Credit is a method used by lenders to determine the credit worthiness of potential borrowers. The system weighs five characteristics of the borrower, attempting to gauge the chance of default. The Five C’s of Credit are: Character Capacity Capital Collateral Conditions Banks use rigorous policies and analyses when determining… Read more »

Strategies To Securing Small Business Loans

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By Raoul Davis If you need financing, what’s the first thing you should do? Head to the bank? Post on Kickstarter? Go on ABC’s “Shark Tank”? In a world where the finance industry has developed a product to take advantage of many well-meaning entrepreneurs (i.e. “the business cash-advance”), where companies promise you funding within five… Read more »