With the coronavirus pandemic impacting small businesses nationwide, borrowers need their money to make ends meet during these critical months of isolation. While the White House announced via Twitter that PPP Loans had been disbursed, banks aren’t releasing numbers, the SBA won’t confirm the White House statement, and many approved small businesses are still waiting for funds.
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Since its 2009 launch, Kickstarter has helped more than 180,000 campaigns collectively raise over $4.8 billion in business funding. Kickstarter has been key in assisting businesses to raise money and gain media traction, but if you want to use Kickstarter for business purposes, it helps to have a plan, and we have some crowdfunding tips for you to keep in mind.
Businesses that have exhausted normal methods of acquiring capital may find themselves turning to less known methods, such as vendor financing. Like most forms of alternative financing, it’s less a broad solution and more a specific help for small businesses whose needs fall into a specific niche. Is it the best choice for your particular small business financing needs? Read on to find out.
Becoming a tutor allows you incredible job flexibility, while also giving you an opportunity to do meaningful work in your community. When you tutor, you make an impact on students’ lives and help guide them toward educational success. And at the same time, tutoring allows you to manage your own schedule and set your own rates. What’s more, when you set up an online tutor business, you can even work from home! Have you been considering starting a tutoring business, but you aren’t sure where to start? In this article, we’ll walk you through a step-by-step process for planning your tutoring business.
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans For Contractors & Freelancers: What The Self-Employed Should Know
On Friday, April 10th, 2020, the second phase of the CARES (Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security) Act will go into effect, and independent contractors and the self-employed will be able to apply for their share of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans available to businesses impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. April 3rd marked the opening day for small businesses to apply for PPP loans, and the roll-out has been complicated by an influx of applications–it is clear the need for these loans is great.
Even if you have a solid idea for a podcast and begin to build an audience, monetizing a podcast can prove difficult. Monetizing a podcast to the point where you stand to earn a life-sustaining amount of money is even more difficult. That’s why we’re posting this guide detailing how a podcast can make money and the steps you can take to building a podcast that earns you serious revenue.
The United States government has reacted to recent economic uncertainty through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Under the CARES Act, there are a number of programs aimed to help small business owners weather the coronavirus storm. If you’ve obtained a loan backed by the Small Business Administration (SBA), one of these programs will be of particular interest to you. This program provides SBA loan debt relief to business owners affected by the coronavirus.
If you’re ever curious about what card networks, card associations, or card brands are, and what these entities actually do (other than make you pay fees of various sorts), you’re at the right place. We’ll explain what card networks are, give you a little history about each, and provide a general framework for understanding how they fit into the business of credit card processing.
If you’ve been on the hunt for an affordable small business loan, Small Business Administration (SBA) loans are probably already on your radar. With high borrowing limits, long repayment terms, competitive interest rates, and less stringent requirements than traditional low-interest loans, it’s no wonder SBA loans are highly sought by small business owners. In this post, we’re going to take a look at the top 10 SBA lenders based on data from the SBA itself.
SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans Explained: How They Work, Who Qualifies, & Where To Apply
While the CARES Act has many moving pieces and parts, the sections dedicated to protecting small businesses and the people they employ will be a salve amid a tragic month of anxiety. One of the specific offerings in the stimulus package is the Paycheck Protection Program. These loans come with stipulations but are equipped with some generous benefits to help protect payroll. Keep on reading to find out what they might mean for your business.