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What is a Business Loan Marketplace?
Despite the mental image it may evoke (see above), a business loan marketplace is not a physical location you can visit to pick out a business loan along with your weekly produce. It’s also not just a fancy or creative name for an online loan broker, although there are some similarities. A business loan marketplace [...]
Never Pay an SBA Loan Fee Without This Form
Did you know it’s illegal for a loan broker, loan agent, loan packager, consultant or referral source (aka loan intermediary) to charge you a fee associated with an SBA loan unless it’s disclosed on an SBA Form 159 and is signed and agreed to by you, the loan intermediary and the lender? This is a [...]
The Best Bank Business Term Loan
Banks offer many different types of small business financing, but it is often difficult to locate a bank and financing type that is right for you. One of the best types of small business financing that a bank may offer is known as a business term loan. A business term loan is not so much [...]
The Best Veteran Small Business Loans
According to a recent Small Business Administration (SBA) report, veteran-owned firms represent about 9.1% of all U.S. firms. When you consider that there are over 28 million small businesses in the United States, the number of veteran-owned businesses is staggering. Veterans of the armed services are highly-trained professionals who are conditioned to operate under stressful [...]
The Lowest Business Loan Rates
Whenever anyone begins looking for financing the starting point is always the same; how to find the lowest rate. The quest is no different when it comes to locating business financing and finding a low rate may matter more, since business loan sizes tend to be larger than personal loan sizes putting more potential savings [...]