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

Small-Biz Talks: Simplifying Credit Card Processing with VizyPay

It's no secret that credit card processing is one of the most complex processes a small-business owner will run into. Thankfully, there are... Read More

Average Small Business Loan Amount: Across Banks and Alternative Lenders

The average loan extended to U.S. businesses was $663,000. Click to read how we got those numbers and about other factors that affect the... Read More

How Much Does It Cost to Start a Business?

Wondering “How much does it cost to start a small business?” The answer varies greatly based on the type of business. Read on to learn more... Read More

What DBA Means for Businesses: Does Your Company Need It?

We explain what filing a DBA (doing business as) means, who needs it and what are its benefits Read More

States That Could Be Hurt the Most by a Trade War with China

We looked at the top exports to China by state from last year in order to help pinpoint which states and industries stand to lose the most... Read More

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide

A business plan is a mix of objective data and projections that illustrates your best thinking about the future of your business. Read more... Read More

Interchange-Plus Pricing: What You Need To Know

Find out everything there is to know about interchange-plus pricing and how it compares to other credit card processing fee models. We go... Read More

Best Cities for Small Business

There are more than five million companies in the U.S. And more than 76% of them have less than 10 employees, according to the U.S. Census... Read More