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Merchant Financing: What It Is and How to Find It

If you’re on the hunt for a small business loan, you’ve likely come across the concept of merchant financing at least once or twice along the way. What does it mean? And can it fund your business quickly and affordably? With this guide, we’ll tackle the concept of…
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How to Get a Loan to Flip a House

House-flippers renovated more than 200,000 homes in 2018, with an average gross profit of $65,000 per property, according to researchers from Attom Data. That’s a lot of houses—and a lot of money. Despite the popularity of house-flipping, the biggest barrier to entry and…
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5 Best Business Expense Tracker Apps

For most small businesses, your two biggest line items are labor costs and business expenses. While the former is relatively static, the ladder can change every single day—especially if you have employees making expenses on behalf of your business. You wouldn’t go around…
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Everest Business Funding Review

Everest Business Funding is a merchant cash advance provider based in Florida that provides quick-to-fund but expensive small business capital. For businesses that are unable to qualify for more traditional business loans—whether due to poor credit or insufficient business…
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SBA Real Estate Loans: A Guide to the Best Options

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offers a few different types of business loans to finance the purchase, improvement, or renovation of real estate. SBA 504 loans are specifically designed for financing real estate and other fixed assets, but the 7(a) loan can…
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How to Close a Business: Your 5-Step Checklist

Although everyone aims to succeed when starting a business, the reality is that some entrepreneurs, unfortunately, don’t. It might be because things aren’t working out, it might be because you have other things you have to tackle in your life, or it could even be that…