Business Financing

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Round 2: Can I Apply for a Second PPP Loan?

Under the latest round of Paycheck Protection Program loan funding, you may be eligible for a second PPP loan. Here’s what you need to know.

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How to Get a Loan for Your Business When You Have a Tax Lien

Can you get financing for your company if you have a tax lien? See what steps you can take if you have a tax lien and need a business loan.

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SBA 504 Loans: Your Essential Guide

Finance your business’s expansion with an SBA 504 loan. Here’s what you need to know to apply for one today.

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Easily Calculate Business Loan ROI

If you’re applying for business financing, you need to know your loan’s return on investment. Find out how to calculate that ROI and what is a good one.

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Which Business Lenders Report to Credit Bureaus? Here’s Our Cheat Sheet

Why borrowing from lenders that report to credit bureaus can improve your credit score and alternative lenders that do so.

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Why Was Your SBA Loan Denied?

Your SBA loan was denied. Why? We’re letting you in on some of the reasons you might have been declined for SBA funding and what you can do about it now.

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Why Do Firms Need Funding? 8 Reasons to Secure a Business Loan

We’re answering the question, “Why do firms need funding?” Find out top reasons small business owners turn to lenders when they need capital.

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Prime Rates: How They Work and How They Impact Small Businesses

The prime rate sets the pace for loan rates. You may be wondering who sets this benchmark, and how it affects you? We’ll tell you.

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Best Business Grants for Women Entrepreneurs

More than 11 million U.S. firms are female-led, but women often find it challenging to get financing. These 8 business grants for women may help you get ahead.