Small Business Loans


If you’re seeking information on how to obtain a small business loan, or you’re seeking small business loan tips and advice, you’ve come to the right place. We even have a tool for you to determine what it takes to qualify for a small business loan. So be sure to use that to see how a lender will view your small business loan readiness.

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Special Funding Earmarked for Minority Businesses in Detroit

A partnership between JPMorgan Chase, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and the Detroit Development Fund will make more than $6 million available to minority-owned small businesses in the city that's trying to rebound from the decline of the once mighty automobile industry there.


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Biz2Credit Lending Index Says Institutional Lenders On Top

Small businesses seeking capital to expand their operations are finding better results asking institutional lenders than any other type of bank. According to the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, small business loan approval rates at institutional lenders hit a new high last month.


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How to Attract an Online Lender

There are plenty of tips on how to score a small business loan from a traditional lender, like a bank or credit union. But more loans are being granted outside the banks. Here's how to find a loan from a peer-to-peer or online lender.


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Biz2Credit Report Shows How Small Biz Lending has Rebounded

What a difference four years makes. Between June 2011 and June 2015, small business lending at big banks went from it's lowest ebb to its current record high. Unfortunately, the same can not be said for all lending institutions as we shall see.


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The Six Cs to Securing a Small Business Loan

Do you think your small business won't qualify for a loan from the bank? Adhere to these six Cs to give yourself a better chance at securing a small business loan.


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4 Reasons To Refinance Your Small Business Debt

There was a time when small businesses could rely on bank loans for affordable finance. Then along came the Great Recession. And small businesses turned to higher interest options. One way to lower these rates is to refinance small business debt with a lower-rate business term loan.


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Small Business Lending Increases for Six Straight Months

What kind of lender should small businesses go to for a better shot at having their loans approved? Would you be surprised that the answer might be big banks with assets of $10 billion or more -- or how about an institutional lender?


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Sage Adds Kabbage to Small Business Service Recipe

Two popular small business services have joined forces to create a brand new option. The new platform will offer online small business loans to a community six million customers strong.


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Can You Afford to Apply for a Loan?

A bank is willing to give your business a loan. It sounds great but it's important to consider: Can your business actually afford this loan?