Steve Nicastro is a former NerdWallet writer and authority on personal loans and small business. His work has appeared in USA Today, The New York Times and MarketWatch. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Quinnipiac University.
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Types of Personal Loans
Common types of personal loans include unsecured, debt consolidation and co-signed loans.
5 Reasons You Might Not Meet SBA Loan Requirements
To qualify for an SBA loan, you’ll need a strong credit score, collateral to secure the loan and a clean record.
How to Start a Craft Brewery
Understand the cost, location and your business goals before opening your own brewery.
Unemployment Benefits for Self-Employed: What to Know
Self-employed workers may qualify for unemployment benefits under the CARES Act or if you run an S corporation.
Debt vs. Equity Financing: What Option Is Best for You?
You can get financing for a business by taking on debt or selling its equity.
Small Business Tax Tip: Depreciation Can Save You Money
Business owners can take this valuable income tax deduction by depreciating the value of property or assets.