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business grants for women

7 Small Business Grants For Women In 2024

Grants represent a viable form of free funding for select, exceptionally talented women business owners. If you can present an especially impressive application, essay, business plan, and in some cases an in-person pitch, you might come away with some free cash to help bring your entrepreneurial dreams to fruition.

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Mar 8, 2024 Filed under: Business Grants, Business Loans
Business loans

The Best Fundbox Competitors & Alternatives 2024

Whether Fundbox doesn’t quite fit your needs or you’re just shopping around, other similar lenders may work better for your financial situation. In this post, we’ll explore alternatives to Fundbox to help you make the wisest financial choice for your business.

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Apr 22, 2024 Filed under: Business Loans

Best Loans For Freelancers & The Self-Employed In 2024

The life of a freelancer is challenging yet rewarding. While getting a business loan as a freelancer may seem like an insurmountable hurdle, there are plenty of online loans for the freelance business owner determined to make it work. Online loans for freelancers are fast and easy, giving you access to funds in as little as 24 hours in some cases.

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May 17, 2024 Filed under: Business Loans, Crowdfunding, Invoice Factoring, Peer-to-Peer Loans
Convenience fees

What Is A Convenience Fee?

A convenience fee is an amount you add to the purchase price; the customer pays this fee in return for being able to use a more convenient payment method. The important thing to remember is that the customer must always have the choice to use another standard method of payment that does not require the added convenience fee. The fee isn’t technically related to taking credit cards. It is meant to help the merchant recoup the added cost for setting up a new payment channel.

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Mar 30, 2023 Filed under: Credit Card Processing
heloc vs home equity

Home Equity Loans VS HELOCs: Can You Use Home Equity Loans & HELOCs For Business?

A home equity loan certainly has its benefits — startups can qualify, interest rates are low, and terms are favorable. However, there may be other options that make sense for your business that don’t put the roof over your head at risk. As with any other loan, shop around, compare lenders, and understand the terms of your loan or line of credit before signing a contract.

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Aug 31, 2023 Filed under: Business Loans

What Is An Auto-Renewal Clause In Merchant Agreements?

To avoid merchant processing agreement auto-renewals be sure to read your merchant processing agreement before signing. It’s possible to negotiate an auto-renewal clause out of your merchant agreement. Additionally, you may consider merchant service providers with month-to-month or pay-as-you go billing options.

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Jul 26, 2023 Filed under: Credit Card Processing

What Is EPLI Insurance & Do You Need It?

Human resources and discrimination-related lawsuits often settle for large amounts of money. If you have employees, an EPLI insurance policy should be a must for your risk management plan. Without it, you will have to pay to settle these lawsuits out of pocket which could close your small business’s doors forever.

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Jan 3, 2023 Filed under: Business Insurance