Find the Right Financing for Your Business

If you’re looking for a small business loan, it’s best to shop around to get the best rates and terms. Whether you’re a new entrepreneur applying for your first loan or a seasoned business owner applying for an SBA loan, our guides and research will help you find the best financing for your business.

Getting Your First Business Loan?

If you’re applying for your first business loan, our guides will help through the process, from figuring out what type of funding you need to getting approved for a loan.

Types of Small Business Financing

There are a variety of financing products beyond traditional loans. Our guides break down these products and explain when and why you’d want to apply for each.

Find the Best Small Business Loans

Shopping around to get the best loan offers can be time-consuming. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of top picks of small business financing for all types of businesses and needs.

Small Business News & Analysis

What is a Business Line of Credit?

A business line of credit can be an excellent tool for a small business owner who's tired of dealing with cash flow issues. Here's how to... Read More

Interchange Fees Definition

Interchange fees are charged to merchants by credit card networks for every credit or debit card transaction. Fees range from 1.15% to 3.25... Read More

EIN Lookup: How to Find a Business Tax ID

Employer identification numbers (EINs) are sometimes called business tax ID numbers. Here's how to do an EIN lookup and why you need one... Read More

What is a Microloan? Microlenders in 2022

Microloans are small business usually under $50,000. Microloans are a great way for new business owners or those with limited credit to get... Read More

Credit Card Processing Fees and Costs

Credit card processing fees can typically range from 2.87% to 4.35% of each transaction, not including merchant service provider fees. Read More

Credit Card Chargeback: A Guide For Merchants

Credit card chargebacks can protect consumers from unauthorized transactions, but they can be a major headache for business owners —... Read More

SBA Loans: What They Are and How to Get One

SBA loans are a popular choice for small businesses as they offer some of the most competitive terms and rates on the market. Click to read... Read More

Average Small Business Loan Interest Rates: Comparing Top Options

The average interest rate for small business loans will vary based on the type of loan product, the lender and your qualifications as a... Read More

What is a Surety Bond and When Do You Need One?

A surety bond is a legally binding contract that ensures obligations are met — or in the case of failure, that recompense will be paid to... Read More