Meredith Wood

Founding Editor and VP

Meredith Wood
Experience

Meredith Wood is the founding editor of the Fundera Ledger and a vice president at Fundera. 

Meredith launched the Fundera Ledger in 2014. She has specialized in financial advice for small business owners for almost a decade. Meredith is frequently sought out for her expertise in small business lending and financial management.

Featured In

Meredith is a monthly columnist for AllBusiness, and her advice has appeared in the SBA, SCORE, Yahoo, Amex OPEN Forum, Fox Business, American Banker, Small Business Trends, MyCorporation, Small Biz Daily, StartupNation, and more. 

Meredith recently contributed to Small Biz Daily on Using a Loan to Buy a Franchise, and to All Business on The Best Ways to Use a 0% Intro APR Business Card.

Education

Meredith has a bachelor’s degree in theatre performance and business from the University of Evansville. 

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Articles by Meredith Wood

What Is Debt-to-Equity Ratio (D/E)?: Definition and Formula
Year-Over-Year Growth: What It Is and How to Calculate It
Collateral Coverage Ratio: Formula, Definition, and Examples
We'll introduce you to the purpose of the debt to equity ratio, show you how to calculate debt to equity ratio, and define a good debt to equity ratio.
To really see how your business is doing, few metrics beat year-over-year growth as a dependable benchmark to track your company’s progress.
We cover the collateral coverage ratio definition, collateral coverage ratio formula, and show how a lender might calculate your collateral coverage ratio.
Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio: Definition, Formula, Examples
Where and How to Get Government Contracts for Small Businesses
What Is a UCC Filing? (And Why You Need to Know)
The fixed charge coverage ratio shows how well a business's earnings cover its fixed charges and is used to gauge the overall health of a business.
You've got a lot of good reasons to seek government contracts for small business, and business owners who ignore these opportunities are missing out.
Here's all you need to know about a UCC filing and how it might affect your business—particularly for securing high-quality small business financing.
What Is Debt-to-Equity Ratio (D/E)?: Definition and Formula
What Is Debt-to-Equity Ratio (D/E)?: Definition and Formula
We'll introduce you to the purpose of the debt to equity ratio, show you how to calculate debt to equity ratio, and define a good debt to equity ratio.
Year-Over-Year Growth: What It Is and How to Calculate It
Year-Over-Year Growth: What It Is and How to Calculate It
To really see how your business is doing, few metrics beat year-over-year growth as a dependable benchmark to track your company’s progress.
Collateral Coverage Ratio: Formula, Definition, and Examples
Collateral Coverage Ratio: Formula, Definition, and Examples
We cover the collateral coverage ratio definition, collateral coverage ratio formula, and show how a lender might calculate your collateral coverage ratio.
Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio: Definition, Formula, Examples
Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio: Definition, Formula, Examples
The fixed charge coverage ratio shows how well a business's earnings cover its fixed charges and is used to gauge the overall health of a business.
Where and How to Get Government Contracts for Small Businesses
Where and How to Get Government Contracts for Small Businesses
You've got a lot of good reasons to seek government contracts for small business, and business owners who ignore these opportunities are missing out.
What Is a UCC Filing? (And Why You Need to Know)
What Is a UCC Filing? (And Why You Need to Know)
Here's all you need to know about a UCC filing and how it might affect your business—particularly for securing high-quality small business financing.

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