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You Have Started Your Business - Now Where Will You Get it Funded?

12/23/19 Small Business

You've picked out a business name, got a sales and marketing strategy written down and are ready to open up shop. Now, where are you going to get the money to execute your plan? A lack of funding could stall your company's grand opening. To get operations started as soon as possible, look at a wide variety of opportunities to apply for financing.* Research options for financing programs

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How a Personal Loan Could Increase Your Credit Score

12/23/19 Personal

Whether you already have great credit or have the funds to pay off all your bills on time, your score might not be as high as it could be without one key element: installment loans. While you may not have considered using installment loans as a way to build your credit history, these loans could be very effective in optimizing your credit score.* Here is how a personal loan could improve your credit:

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What Documentation is Typically Required for a Personal Loan?

12/23/19 Personal

From car repairs to utility bills, when unexpected costs show up, you need money fast. Applying for a personal loan at a bank could take too long. Time matters because your bills or payments might have already passed while you’re waiting to receive the funds. Another option is to apply for a loan with a lender that specializes in providing personal loans. However, not all personal loan lenders are the same, especially when it comes to their application processes and the documents they require.*

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Does Your Lender Require Collateral for Your Business Loan? Get Ready for a UCC Filing

12/23/19 Small Business

Your small business needs some additional funding. Borrowing money from traditional lenders, like banks, can get complicated and bogged down with extra hoops to jump through. One such hoop is known as a UCC Filing. How Does a UCC Filing Effect a Secured Loan? When a lender makes secured money available for a small business owner to borrow, the lender will file what's known as a UCC-1. UCC stands for Uniform Commercial Code. It’s most commonly used for secured small businesses loans.