Finance a Business

How to finance a business is a major challenge for entrepreneurs. Lack of capital is often cited as a major reason for the failure of many small businesses.

Get tips, ideas and information on how to finance your home business. Learn different sources of financing and know how to find the capital that your business needs to successfully start and thrive.

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Four Key Secrets to Funding Your Small Business

January 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Four Key Secrets to Funding Your Small Business

Learn the four key funding secrets that every business owner should know. Help your small business to succeed by getting timely access to adequate funding and credit.

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How Banks Review Your Bank Loan Application

August 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
How Banks Review Your Bank Loan Application

Banks strictly assess business loan applications to determine the viability of the business and the borrower’s capacity to repay the loan. Learn how banks review bank loan applications.

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Pros and Cons of Financing a Business

August 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Pros and Cons of Financing a Business

Financing a business is the biggest challenge for any entrepreneur. You can choose to use debt financing or equity financing strategies. But which one is right for you? Here are the pros and cons of the most common types of financing a business.

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Common Myths on Financing a Business

August 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
Common Myths on Financing a Business

Lack of capital can often crush dreams of starting a business. Getting funding for your business can pose a problem, especially if you don’t know where to go or whom to see. Learn the common myths on financing a business that you need to avoid.

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How to Start a Business with Bad Credit

August 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
How to Start a Business with Bad Credit

How do you start a business if have bad credit and no money? There are several courses of action you can take, but what you will need to exercise tremendous creativity in order to improve your business fundability.

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Other People’s Money (OPM): Equity Style

June 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Other People’s Money (OPM): Equity Style

You can start a business with other people’s money. Learn how James Joseph Ling used other people’s money to raise equity in order to finance his business.

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How Angel Investors Can Benefit a Small Business

June 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
How Angel Investors Can Benefit a Small Business

One of the most effective strategies of funding a brand new business is finding an angel investor. Learn how angel investors can benefit your small business.

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Is Your Bank Likely to Give You a Loan?

April 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
Is Your Bank Likely to Give You a Loan?

Is your bank likely to give you a loan for your small business? Understand bank ratings, and how it could affect the lending policies of the banks.

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Microloans: A Way to Finance Your Small Business

April 24, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Microloans: A Way to Finance Your Small Business

If you are looking for a little cash to jump-start or expand your business, then you might want to look into a microloan program. Know the requirements of a microloan program — and where to get them in your state.

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Evaluating Financing Options for Your Business: Myths and Facts (Part 2)

March 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Evaluating Financing Options for Your Business: Myths and Facts (Part 2)

The world of commercial finance is complicated. To help you navigate the complexities of seeking financing for your business, here are the common myths and facts you need to remember.

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Tips for Preparing Bank Loan Documents

March 2, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Tips for Preparing Bank Loan Documents

If you are looking to borrow startup capital from the bank, you need to carefully prepare your loan documents to increase your chances of getting your loan approved. Get tips on how to prepare your bank loan documents.

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Using Small Business 401(k) Loans to Finance Your Business

February 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Using Small Business 401(k) Loans to Finance Your Business

Another alternative that is becoming more common is for entrepreneurs to take a loan from their retirement funds by setting up a Solo 401(k) plan with a loan feature.

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