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The Year’s Best Business Lines of Credit (and Lenders)

When you need flexible business financing, a line of credit is a top solution. Here are the best business lines of credit and the terms of each.

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Business Loan Denied? Here are the Top 10 Financing Deal Killers

Knowing the cause of why a business loan was denied may spell success the next time you apply for financing. Let’s review the 10 loan deal killers and how to work around them.

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Where to Find Working Capital Loans for Your Small Business Needs

Working capital loans options for small business financing can help you cover bills and expand your operations. Here’s our guide to how they work.

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How Hard Is It to Get a Business Loan?

How hard is it to get a business loan? Get your answer and see your options, from the least difficult to the most.

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Why Do Lenders Need Bank Statements for Business Loans?

What do underwriters look for in bank statements? Here’s what you need to apply and boost your small business’s borrowing power.

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How Do Lenders Determine the Creditworthiness of a Borrower?

How do lenders determine creditworthiness when evaluating loan applications? Learn which factors impact the approval process.

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What Is Business Collateral?

When applying for a loan for the first time, collateral is a must. Find out how much collateral your business needs, in the form of cash or other assets, in this how-to guide.

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How Commercial Bridge Loans Work (and How They Can Benefit Your Small Business)

Bridge financing serves as a “bridge” between your immediate need for capital and a long-term financing solution. With it, you can address cash flow emergencies and seize business opportunities.

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All About the SBA Form 1919 (Plus, How to Fill One Out)

Completing a SBA Form 1919 is required for business owners applying for an SBA 7(a) loan. Learn more about this form and how best to complete it.

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