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Jason Vissers

Jason Vissers

Expert Analyst & Reviewer at Merchant Maverick
Jason Vissers has been researching, analyzing, and writing about small business software and finance since 2015. His financial expertise has been cited in numerous publications, including The Ladders. Jason graduated with a Political Science degree from San Diego State University in 2001.
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sba covid relief

COVID Relief: You Could Get Partial Forgiveness, Increased SBA Guarantee, & More On 7(a) Loans & Microloans

In order to get the full eight months’ worth of forgiveness of principal and interest payments for these loans, your business will need to be in one of the industries identified by the SBA as particularly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, such as food service, accommodation, education, arts & entertainment, and personal care services.

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Jan 11, 2021 Filed under: Business Loans, Small Business 0
ppp and credit scores

PPP Loans & Credit Scores: Is A Credit Check Required To Get A PPP Loan? What To Expect When You Apply

As far as formal requirements go, there is no credit score requirement you must meet in order to qualify for a PPP loan. This is despite the fact that the PPP program technically falls under the SBA’s 7(a) loan program, which does feature an acceptable credit requirement. However, this formal requirement has been suspended when it comes to Paycheck Protection Program loans.

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Jan 8, 2021 Filed under: Business Loans, Small Business 13

The 5 Best Short-Term Loans For Small Businesses

Short-term business loans can be just the thing to see your business through unforeseen challenges or to help you take advantage of time-sensitive opportunities. If you can pay back your loan in a timely manner, you’ll have overcome your temporary hurdle, dodged the debt trap, and positioned your business for future success.

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Dec 11, 2020 Filed under: Business Loans 0

What Are Prepayment Penalties & Do All Business Loans Have Them?

Lenders want borrowers to pay as much interest as possible, which is why some loans discourage and penalize early payment through the use of prepayment penalties. However, using the strategies outlined in this article, you may be able to make prepayments on your business loan while avoiding or minimizing any penalties, even if your loan does include a prepayment penalty.

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Dec 8, 2020 Filed under: Business Loans 0

Flex Your Franchise Muscles: The 8 Best Gym Franchises To Open Right Now

If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur with a passion for fitness and healthy living, you may have thought about getting into the fitness industry. We fill you in on the best gym franchises around — the parts of the world they serve, the amount of initial investment required to buy into them, and any unique benefits they may provide to franchisees and/or customers.

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Oct 29, 2020 Filed under: Small Business 0

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