The long answer? Yes! But it depends on the circumstances. Let’s take a close look into the two main factors: your lender and your presentation.
Despite the fact that the gender gap in business has started to close over the past few decades, there is no denying it still exists when it comes to small business lending. How can this ever present problem be fixed?
Financing a small business is hard enough without all the folklore that surrounds it. As a result, there are things about financing that business owners need to learn — and unlearn — to make finding a loan easier and less time-consuming.
While much of the American economy looks back at the Great Recession as a painful yet slowly more distant memory, Main Street is only now beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel.
Banks are still reluctant to give credit to small businesses, but many are being more generous with unsecured personal loans.
To spur business growth and encourage financial success in 2012, lawmakers must work together on policies that will help small businesses create jobs.
Rieva Lesonsky shares her fave things for small businesses, from backup tools and online analysis to microfinance nonprofits and free help for startups.
Congress is moving ahead with plans to grant a six-year extension for the Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer programs.
Is your small business running on fumes? Credit unions are eager to make the small business loans that large banks aren’t interested in.
Continuing financing issues mean the industry may never return to its pre-recession days. But promising opportunities still exist in franchising’s new era.