Articles about Small Business

Should You Consider Going to a Pawnshop for a Small Business Loan?

July 21, 2014

Getting a small business loan is often one of the most difficult parts of turning a great idea into a profitable enterprise. This is especially true if you don’t have a good credit score or [...]

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Small Business Pros and Cons of Accepting Credit Cards

July 16, 2014

U.S. small businesses are a marvel. Yet, American entrepreneurs face so many challenges involved in running a small business that one would hope credit card acceptance would be an obvious benefit. But that isn’t necessarily [...]

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News: SBA Changes the Definition of Small Business

July 15, 2014

In a move that allows more companies to bid on government contracts, the U.S. Small Business Administration has changed the definition of small business. Roughly 8,500 businesses once deemed large are now considered small for SBA purposes. [...]

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SBA’s New Predictive Business Score Combines Personal, Biz Credit Scores

July 10, 2014

The U.S. Small Business Administration is rolling out a new business credit score that lenders can use to assist in underwriting small business loans. The move is part of a larger effort by the government agency [...]

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Small Business Owners See the Glass Half Full

July 8, 2014

Small business has been taking it on the chin, yet optimism is rising. It has been a difficult time in the U.S. for small business owners. The financial crisis not only stifled growth, it hampered [...]

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20 Apps for Small Business Owners

July 8, 2014

Don’t be deceived by the name: owning a small business is a massive undertaking. Fortunately, there are numerous apps that can make your life a lot easier. In order to help you navigate the seemingly [...]

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I Need Funds for My Business – Should I Use Plastic or Take Out a Small Business Loan?

June 24, 2014

At some point, every small business needs extra funds to meet its growth objectives. Purchases, expansions and equipment upgrades are examples of situations where you might need to tap credit to move your business forward. [...]

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How to Apply for a Small Business Administration Loan

June 24, 2014

Many entrepreneurs planning to launch a business, or small-business owners hoping to expand, need capital and most will turn to the U.S. Small Business Administration. The SBA facilitates millions of loans and offers guidance for [...]

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How to Start a Small Business–Your Road Map to Success

June 20, 2014

Owning your own business is a key part of the classic American dream. You get to be your own boss, call the shots and rise as high as your ability and drive allow. To understand [...]

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How to Register Your Small Business

June 20, 2014

Although registering a small business is a multi-step process, it’s not rocket science. The necessary forms and documents are easily downloadable and filling them out is usually just as straightforward and painless. That said, it’s [...]

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