Small Business Financing Guides

Answer all your business financing questions with our comprehensive small business loan guides.

Beginner's Guide to Business Loans

How to Apply for a Business Loan: Follow These 13 Steps

Wondering how to apply for a business loan? We’ll walk you the 13 steps you need to take to get the perfect small business loan application ready.

How Does a Business Loan Work? Find Out Here

Wondering how a business loan works? Learn everything you need to know about debt financing with this ultimate guide.

How to Get a Business Line of Credit in 2018

Wondering how to get a business line of credit? We break down everything you need to know in this ultimate guide.

General Business Loan Information

The 20 Business Loan Requirements You Need to Know

Applying for a business loan? Increase your chances at loan approval with this business loan requirements checklist.

Where to Find the Best Small Business Financing in 2018

Discover the best small business financing option to keep your company thriving. Learn about loans, credit lines, cash advances, and more.

How Much Is a Small Business Loan? Find Out Here

Wondering just how much a small business loan will cost you? Our product-by-product chart breaks down small business loan rates exactly.

Financing Purposes

Inventory Financing - Compare the 3 Best Inventory Loans

Not sure if you qualify for inventory financing? Learn more about this funding method for your small business and follow our 5 simple steps to apply.

Merchant Capital: What It Is and Where to Find It

Use this free guide to determine if a merchant capital advance is the right financing option for your business. If it’s not, we’ll help you find a better alternative.

Where to Find the Best Business Acquisition Loans

Business acquisition loans can help you buy a business or open a franchise. Compare the 4 major loan types, choose the best financing option & apply in minutes.

SBA Funding

SBA Line of Credit: The 4 Options

An SBA line of credit (AKA CAPLines) can help finance your small business. Compare the 4 best credit line options & see if you qualify instantly.

SBA Loan Application: Every Step You Need to Take

Ready to apply for SBA loan funding? We break down the SBA loan application process in this ultimate guide.

SBA Real Estate Loans: A Simple Guide to Find the Best

SBA real estate loans are government-backed loans that can help finance your business. Compare your options, find the best rate, and apply in minutes.

Asset-Based Financing

Secured Business Line of Credit: How to Find the Best

Looking for a secured business line of credit? Here’s where to find the best secured lines of credit on the market.

Where to Find Heavy Equipment Financing for Your Business

Looking for heavy equipment loans? We break down what they are and where to find them in this ultimate guide.

Factoring Receivables: The Step-by-Step Guide to Factoring

Is accounts receivable factoring the right way to finance your business? Compare your factoring options and apply to the top companies with this free guide.

Bank Loans and Lines of Credit

American Express Merchant Financing 2018 Review

What’s American Express merchant financing? And should you use it for your business? We break down Amex merchant financing (and the best alternatives) here.

Navy Federal Business Loans: The Ultimate Guide

Interested in Navy Federal business loans? Learn everything there is to know about business loans from the Navy Federal Credit Union here.

American Express Small Business Loans: The 2018 Review

Interested in American Express small business loans? Use this ultimate guide to learn all the American Express business loans out there.

Other Loan Types

17 Types of Business Loans You Need to Know (2018 Update)

Looking for business loans? Here are the different types of business loans you should know. Use this guide to compare and apply to the best loan for you.

Large Business Loans: The 4 Best Options

Looking for large business loans? We review the top large business loans on the market in this ultimate guide.

Unsecured Business Line of Credit: The Complete Guide

An unsecured business line of credit can help you finance your business without collateral (like real estate). Learn how to qualify & apply for these low-risk loans.

Alternative Sources of Funding

OnDeck Line of Credit: The Complete 2018 Review

Interested in an OnDeck line of credit? Here’s everything you need to know about this product (and how it compares to other short-term lines of credit).

Newtek Business Loans: Review Of Your Top Options

Are Newtek business loans your best business financing option? Learn all about Newtek small business finance here.

Business Funding America: The Complete 2018 Review

Is Business Funding America right for your business? Learn everything there is to know this business financing company.