Small Business Resource Center
SBA 7(a) Loans: A Financing Alternative for All Growing Businesses
Obtaining financing for a venture can be a challenge for business owners who don’t qualify for conventional loans. One option for entrepreneurs who want to start or expand a business is the SBA 7(a) program. Learn more about what the program entails, who is eligible and what the funds can be used for.
5 Ways to Finance a Startup
Access to funding is one of the most important elements of getting your new business off the ground. Fortunately, you have options. Here are five ways you can get financing for your startup.
Podcast: 5 Types of Business Structures
Making a decision on the best structure for a business is a very important one, but no single approach works for everybody. Listen to this podcast for more information on each type of structure.
Building Trust: Beyond the Basics
Building trust matters in all aspects of leadership, whether at the office, with your family, at church or in the community. The “why” is obvious, but the “how” is a little more complex. Go beyond the basics to become not only trusted, but indispensable.
Navigating International Trade
About 95 percent of the world’s consumers live outside of the United States. Making the transition from domestic to international trade can be challenging for U.S. companies, but the risks can be managed. Find out how.
5 Business Lessons from Olympic Athletes
Olympians’ dedication to their sport and pursuit of excellence holds many lessons that business owners can apply to their own ventures.
Making Payments: Purchasing or Credit Card?
Commercial credit cards are a great payment method for most businesses, but some may need even more card-level control and flexibility than a standard card can offer. That's where corporate purchasing cards come into play. Learn more about purchasing cards and whether they're a good fit for your business.
5 Financial Needs Small Businesses Don’t Realize They Have
Small business owners need to know about accounting, sales, marketing and much more to build a successful venture. While you’re juggling all of those balls, what are you missing? Here are five financial needs that many small business owners don’t realize they have.
When (and When Not) to Use Credit Cards for Your Business
Pulling out plastic for a purchase is convenient, but is it always the right choice for your business? Find out here.
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