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