[small-business-loans] Blog Posts

 

Ageism Denied: 5 Reasons Senior-Run Startups Succeed

Margaret Lewis had a great job and a great salary in what she described as the high point of her career. It was 2016 when she suffered a stroke and was hospitalized for 23 days.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in small business loans
 

8 Tech Tools Your Small Business Needs to Scale

For entrepreneurs, any tool that helps do the job easier is a welcome addition. Choosing where to invest tech budget dollars and time to learn the applications are key decisions. 

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in small business loans
 

How to Attract Great Employees to Your Small Business

When your business is ready to grow, you need talent to help you achieve new goals. As seen in the recent post, Get Up and Grow: The Small Business Guide to Expansion, having a long- and short-term plan for talent acquisition is a critical component of growth strategy.

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in small business loans
 

Common Challenges to Buying an Existing Business

Are you looking to buy an existing business? You should be on the lookout for common challenges to buying an existing business and how to overcome them.

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in small business loans, buying an existing business
 

Exploring the State of Small Business Credit

The most recent analysis by the Federal Reserve of small business credit markets shows signs of slowing revenue and credit gaps, especially among firms with annual revenue of $1 million or less. With the credit market tight, especially among larger lenders, businesses are looking at other options to fuel start-up and expansion work.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in small business loans
 

Pros and Cons of Using Home Equity to Fund Your Small Business

Entrepreneurs universally are looking to fund the considerable start-up and operating expenses that come with starting a business. If you are looking for funding sources, is using your home equity a good option?

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in small business loans
 

Top Questions from Entrepreneurs Part Three: How Should I Structure My Business?

When you are thinking about starting your own business, you have many important decisions to make. One of the most important is to determine how your business will be structured.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in small business loans, business structure, entrepreneur funding

SBA Rescinds Rebranding Efforts: 7(a) and 504 Loans Return

Effective immediately, the new SBA Administrator, Linda E. McMahon, has rescinded the November 1, 2016 notice to rebrand its two core business loan programs. The names of the loans have returned to what they were previously:  the "7(a) Loan Program" and the "504 Loan Program." Click here to read the official notice

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in SBA, small business loans, 7a, 504, david grams, Benetrends
 

Changes Coming To SBA In 2017

Click here to listen to the recent Benetrends podcast that addresses recent changes in the SBA world. The podcast covers the recent SOP changes and their effect on franchisors, borrowers, franchise consultants and business brokers

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in SBA, small business loans, 7a, 504, david grams

Benetrends, Inc. And SCORE Partner To Provide Alternative Financing And Savings Options For Small Business.

Entrepreneurs can leverage 401(k) Funds to start a business with no IRS penalties

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in 401k/IRA business funding, Benetrends, entrepreneur, franchise loan, research, small business loans, start up loans
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