Jackie Zimmerman is a former small-business and personal-loans writer for NerdWallet. Her work has been featured by USA Today and Money.com.
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Square Business Loans: 2023 Review
Square loans are repaid using a percentage of your daily sales rather than a fixed repayment amount.
What Is Equity Crowdfunding? How It Works, Where to Get It
Equity crowdfunding isn't the same as rewards-based crowdfunding. It has no debt component; investors get ownership of the business instead.
Rewards-Based Crowdfunding: What It Is, When It Works
Rewards-based crowdfunding is a financing option for startups that depends a lot on your ability to pitch an idea.
StreetShares Small-Business Loans Review
StreetShares offers multiple loan products and may be an option for newer businesses with low revenue.
Side Hustles You Can Start With No Money
All you need for these gigs is a unique and marketable talent.
The 5 Best Industries for Starting a Business
Entrepreneurs can boost their chances of success by starting a business in a hot industry, like health care or IT.
Are Debt Consolidation Companies Worth It?
Debt consolidation companies often sell debt settlement programs, which can have a negative impact on your wallet and credit score.
Crowdfunding for Business: What You Need to Know
Creating a fundraising campaign on a crowdfunding platform can help you get financing.
7 Tips to Protect Your Small Business From Cyberattacks
Network security for small businesses is particularly crucial. Follow these seven important cybersecurity tips.