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Shannon Vissers

Lead Staff Writer

9+ Years At Merchant Maverick

Expertise: Small Business Lending, POS

Education: BA English, San Diego State University

Shannon has been writing for Merchant Maverick about small business software and financing since 2015. She started writing professionally about business topics in 2005. Shannon has been featured in the Washington Post, Reader’s Digest, US News, MSN, Yahoo Finance, Business Insider, and other publications. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from San Diego State University and currently resides in San Diego, California.

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The Best Medical Practice Business Loans & Financing Options

Doctors are among the top-paid professionals in America, but the cost of doing business sure isn’t cheap. There’s the pricey medical equipment, medical licensing costs (not to mention the cost of medical school to earn those licenses!), malpractice insurance, practice management software, medical association fees … and the list goes on. On top of the […]

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Jan 9, 2020 Filed under: Business Loans
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Best Small Business Loans For Women In 2024

Business loans for women include small business loans and other financing products that women-owned businesses can receive. Compared to traditional financing, alternative (online) business loans are easier for women to obtain, thanks in part to the use of an automated underwriting process that helps eliminate gender bias.

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Apr 11, 2024 Filed under: Business Grants, Business Loans

6 Best Long-Term Business Loans For 2024

You’re a business owner, and you’ve encountered a financial hurdle in the form of a large business expense. No matter what it is, a big expense can be difficult to pay upfront. Enter long-term-loans. Read on to learn more about the rates, terms, benefits, and drawbacks of long-term business loans.

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Apr 15, 2024 Filed under: Business Loans
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How Long Does It Take To Get An SBA Loan?

The SBA helps small businesses get low-cost funding for a variety of needs, but applying for an SBA loan can be time-consuming. How long does it really take to get an SBA loan? And how can you speed up the process? Find out in this article.

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May 10, 2023 Filed under: Business Loans