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2022 Guide to Small Business Funding in California

Guide to Selling Your Small Business

Selling a small business can be one of the most complicated, involved, and difficult transactions in the lives of many small business owners. The selling process itself is incredibly complex, often involving business brokers, attorneys, valuation experts, appraisers, and any number of prospective buyers. It’s also tough to time correctly. You want to sell at the moment when the sale price is at its highest while not leaving money on the table.

Guide to Getting a Business Loan in New York
giconmoney Small Business Owner's Guide to Fixed Rate vs. Variable Rate Loans

Borrowing money is a fact of life when it comes to owning a business; it’s very rare that your monthly payments on any number of small business loans won’t be a part of your financial calculus every mo nth. Depending on the loan type you take out to run your business...

Guide to Small Business Finances in all 50 States
giconmoney Guide to Getting a Small Business Loan in Texas

Small businesses account for 98.6% of all employers in the State of Texas. Since 2010 Small businesses in the state have enjoyed greater access to lending and have cultivated a growing share of the Texas workforce. While the coronavirus pandemic slowed growth...

Guide to Small Business Finances in all 50 States
giconmoney Guide to Small Business Taxes in 2022

For small business owners, it’s always tax season. It’s a year-round job: on top of running a business, you’ll need to be making tax payments, keeping up with changes in tax laws, staying aware of due dates, and doing whatever you can to increase profits while limiting tax liability...

Guide to Small Business Finances in all 50 States
giconmoney 2022 Guide to Getting a Business Loan in Virginia

Virginia’s economy is driven largely by the success of its small businesses. After all, there are more than 766,000 small businesses in the commonwealth, comprising over 99% of total companies in the state. With nearly half of Virginia’s workers employed by small businesses, it’s vital to the state’s...

Guide to Small Business Finances in all 50 States
giconmoney 2022 Guide to Getting a Business Loan in North Carolina

North Carolina’s economy is driven largely by the success of its small businesses. After all, there are more than 930,000 small businesses in North Carolina, comprising over 99% of the total companies in the entire state. With over 45% of North Carolina’s workers employed by small businesses...

Guide to Small Business Finances in all 50 States
giconmoney 2022 Guide to Small Business Funding in California

Since 2020 the state of California has offered small businesses of all types of solutions for navigating their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. These options range from grants to existing disaster loans and entirely new loan options. Moreover, California’s strict ...

Guide to Small Business Finances in all 50 States
giconmoney Guide to Getting a Business Loan in New York

Small businesses are among the largest drivers in New York State’s economy. There are more than 401,000 small businesses in the state comprising over 98% of all private businesses in New York. With more than half of New York State’s private workforce employed by small...

Guide to Small Business Finances in all 50 States
giconmoney Guide to Getting a Business Loan for Professionals

As a professional, getting a business loan can be a smart decision that will help you scale your business to the next level. Educating yourself on the different types of loans available is a critical step to understanding what type of financing is best for your business...

Guide to Small Business Finances in all 50 States
giconmoney Guide to Receiving a Business Loan for Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Owning and operating a brick-and-mortar store can demand numerous resources from a business owner, including time, money, and determination. If you are looking for additional financing and wondering how to get a business loan for your brick-and-mortar store...

Guide to Small Business Finances in all 50 States
giconmoney Guide to Financial Statements for 2022

For most people, and for most businesses, the new year means turning over a new leaf. So what does that mean for a small business's financial statements? How can a business owner go about preparing his or her financial documents for another year? There...

Guide to Small Business Finances in all 50 States
giconmoney 2022 Guide to Business Loans for Minority Owned Businesses

Minority owned businesses are among the fastest growing segment of new businesses and account for half of the new businesses created over the last 10 years, according to the Census's Annual Business Study..

Guide to Small Business Finances in all 50 States
giconmoney Guide to Getting a Business Loan for E-Commerce Businesses

First things first—before we jump into financing for e-commerce businesses (and how to determine which option is the right fit for you), let’s quickly touch on why you might want to pursue business financing for your e-commerce business to begin with...

Guide to Small Business Finances in all 50 States
giconmoney Guide to Small Business Finances in all 50 States

Managing your business finances can be a challenge for any small business owner. The most important tip we can give to any small business owner is to educate yourself in understanding the fundamentals needed to run a business...

Small Business Finances
giconmoney Guide to Managing Small Business Finances in 2022

1Getting a small business up and running requires grit, know-how, and an ability to scale with agility. The agility necessary to get a foothold in your market often comes with a cost: neglecting the operations and strategy of small business finance...

business expension
giconmoney Guide to Business Expansion in 2022

The ultimate goal of every choice you make as a business owner is to expand your small business. Every dollar you spend on marketing, every new hire you add to your team, every new customer you bring in goes toward creating a bigger and bigger business...

Solve the Top 5 Small Business Problems
giconmoney How to Solve the Top 5 Small Business Problems

As a small business owner, you’ve most likely been tackling a variety of challenges since the very beginning of your journey. Starting a small business is a lifelong achievement for any entrepreneur, but it does come with its own set of unique obstacles...

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giconmoney Getting Started with Business Financing

Small business financing in 2022 poses a few unique challenges for a business owner. The good news is that it is arguably one of the best times ever to get a business loan. Because of the emergence of non-bank lending sources, small businesses have more choices and lower hurdles...

financing options
giconhand Business Financing Options for 2022

Small business entrepreneurship has experienced a renaissance starting in 2022. Despite the distractions and uncertainty of a turbulent political environment, major natural disasters and questions about taxes and regulation, small business owners had a fantastic year in 2022...

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Obtaining Bad Credit Business Loans Obtaining Bad Credit Business Loans

Small businesses of all types can face challenges to credit availability and gross receipt. Whether a new business or an established one that may have fallen on tough times these same businesses are often held back by poor credit scores and forced to find outside capital...

What are SBA Loans?
giconloan What are SBA Loans?

The most important thing to know about SBA loans is that the Small Business Administration isn't actually making the loans - they are guaranteeing the funds that banks lend under the program. This means that the government promises to pay the banks back for a portion of the loan if the...