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More Small Business Owners Turning to Online Lenders

When businesses are in need of a loan, where do they turn? Previously many may have said their local bank or another major institution. Although that's still often the case, the number of entrepreneurs looking to online lenders for funding continues to grow. A new study by Federal Reserve Banks...

Bank of America Makes Changes to Small Business Rewards Card

For many entrepreneurs, using small business rewards credit cards can not only help them separate business expenses from personal but can also allow them to earn cash back. Because of this there are now several card companies courting business owners in different ways. This week Bank of America announced a...

Jovita Carranza Expected to Replace Linda McMahon at SBA

Changes are afoot at the Small Business Administration (SBA). Following news that SBA Administrator Linda McMahon intended to step down from her post, President Trump has announced that he intends to nominate Jovita Carranza to take on the position. Not surprisingly, said announcement came in the form of the tweet,...

Majority of Small Business Owners Have Skipped Paying Themselves 2

One of the most challenging aspects of running a small business is managing cash flow and ensuring that you have enough working capital to operate. Not only can this be stressful but can also occupy a lot of time that entrepreneurs could be using to further other goals. Moreover a...

Become a Successful Solopreneur With These Essential Tools 3

Has there ever been a better time to be an entrepreneur? Between the strong economy, a growing number of sales outlets, and “side hustle” culture abounding, it’s really no wonder that small business optimism reached record levels last year. Speaking of side hustles, a recent development is the the rise...

Survey Shows Small Business Owners May Be Naive About Fraud Risks 2

Technological advances have long been a boon to entrepreneurs, allowing them to run their businesses more effectively than ever before. At the same time these technologies can also be exploited by fraudsters to harm costumers and businesses alike. What’s more it seems that many entrepreneurs do not believe they are...

One-Third of Small Business Owners Report Losing Motivation

Starting a new business can be extremely exciting as the fruits of your labor and vision are realized. Unfortunately, as time goes on and as that shine wears off, some entrepreneurs may find themselves feeling less motivated to manage their businesses. If that’s the way you’re feeling, it may be...

GOBankingRates Ranks Top U.S. Cities Where Entrepreneurs Thrive

When most people hear the term “startup” it’s common for areas like Silicon Valley to come to mind. That’s why some may be surprised to learn that, when it comes to starting a small business, the U.S. map is filled with cities where entrepreneurs are thriving. Now GOBankingRates (GBR) has...