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Bianca Crouse

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Bianca is a content strategist and SEO from the Pacific Northwest. She loves SEO, UX, and making sure readers can find the information they need. She is currently pursuing a Master's in Information Science from San Jose State University.
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The 5 Best OnDeck Alternatives

OnDeck is a great resource for many small businesses that need a loan, but it’s not right for all businesses. Take a look at some of our favorite competitors to OnDeck before you apply for your next business loan.

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Oct 24, 2019 Filed under: Business Loans 1

Lendio & Merchant Maverick: Making Business Loans Easier

With the advent of online business loans — loans that are fast and easy to obtain online — merchants have more financing options than ever. Before, when business owners needed money, they had to go to a bank or credit union or work with niche funding options like invoice factoring and merchant cash advances. Now, […]

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Aug 29, 2018 Filed under: Business Loans 0
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The Best Alternatives To Lending Club Personal & Business Loans

Lending Club is, hands down, one of the most popular lenders available online; personal and business loans are competitively priced and easy to get. But it’s not for everyone. Curious what your Lending Club alternatives are? In this post, we list the best alternatives to Lending Club’s personal loans, business loans for startups and young businesses, and business loans for established businesses.

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Mar 17, 2020 Filed under: Business Loans 0

Business Financing: Should You Take Out A Loan, A Credit Card, Or A Line Of Credit?

When it comes to business financing, merchants have many options to choose from. Three of the most popular sources of financing are small business loans, business credit cards, and lines of credit. All are useful options, but each carries its own separate advantages and disadvantages. Which is best for your business financing needs: a business loan, […]

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Jan 19, 2018 Filed under: Business Credit Cards, Business Loans 2

Short-Term Loans, Merchant Cash Advances, & APRs

Small business owners searching for a merchant cash advance (MCA) or short-term business loan (STL) are often surprised to learn that their capital has come with a very high effective annual percentage rate (APR). The fact that your cash advance might have an effective APR reaching into the triple digits can be a big surprise. After all, that’s a very large number. […]

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Feb 10, 2020 Filed under: Business Loans, Merchant Cash Advance 5

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