The PPP and EIDL programs have distributed a massive amount of funding to struggling businesses in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. However, many businesses have been unable to secure funding from these programs despite applying when directed and meeting all the relevant qualifications. Whatever the reason, there are business owners out there in need of funding that have not been served by the PPP or EIDL programs. That’s why we’ve set out to highlight other lending options — both public and private — that are currently available to small businesses.
Jun 19, 2020 Filed under: Business Loans, Small Business Read More
Businesses that rely on heavy equipment to carry out their day-to-day operations face some serious costs when it comes to acquiring, upgrading, or replacing their equipment. We dive into some of the heavy equipment financing basics and cover what you should know about small business heavy equipment loans and leases.
In response to criticisms regarding the Paycheck Protection Program, the government has introduced and passed the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020. This amendment aims to alleviate some concerns regarding the business aid program by extending due dates and allowing wider use of the funds.
The question of who pays for damage following riots is often a tricky one. Business owners generally have several avenues to pursue: insurance, government aid, and/or private support through loans or donations. Success in these avenues can vary wildly from business to business, however. Read on for a look at the history of rioting in America and how small businesses can recoup losses from riot-based damage.
Few businesses have quite the same relationship with their equipment as laundromats. Customers will be regularly paying you to directly utilize your equipment, so it goes without saying that you want to spend a lot of time thinking about your equipment purchases. If you’re thinking about starting your own laundromat and want to get a sense of how much the equipment will cost, where to buy it, and how to finance it, you’ve come to the right place.
Computers, IT equipment, and related items pose unique issues for businesses trying to decide whether to lease or buy. Tech equipment becomes obsolete more quickly than almost any other type of equipment, making it a poor long-term investment. At the same time, many businesses need to keep their tech hardware up-to-date in order to remain competitive. Should you buy or lease your tech equipment? Read on.
On May 21st, the SBA confirmed recent reports that the PPP program still has over $100 billion in funding left to distribute. If your business has been suffering from the effects of COVID-19, you may still be able to get a PPP loan if you apply soon.
May 26, 2020 Filed under: Business Loans, Small Business Read More
It was a long time coming for many small businesses seeking relief through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Now that they have the money and have read some of the fine print, some business owners are discovering that the program may not be a great fit for their specific circumstances. If you have received a PPP loan but are having second thoughts about whether or not it’s a good idea to keep the money, you are not alone.
May 15, 2020 Filed under: Business Loans, Small Business Read More
Most businesses need equipment to run their operations at full capacity. What they may not have at any given time is the ability to buy all the equipment they need out of pocket. Borrowers with bad credit may worry that they’ll be locked out of the financing they need. This post takes a look at some of the challenges borrowers with bad credit may face in trying to get equipment financing — and some of the equipment financing solutions they can use to get around them.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues its societal devastation and an economic crisis thrives in its wake, many businesses throughout the US are hurting financially. In an effort to help alleviate small- and medium-sized businesses, the Federal Reserve has announced a new inititative known as the Main Street Lending Program. Read on for more details.
Jun 12, 2020 Filed under: Business Loans