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  1. What is an SBA 504 loan?

    Is business booming? Do you have plans to expand? Then an SBA 504 loan is for you. Read more here about how to use an SBA 504 loan - and, of course, how to get one. Hint: it's easier than you think.
  2. What is an SBA 7(a) loan?

    The SBA 7(a) is one of the most flexible loans for small business owners. See why this government-backed loan is a favorite of everyone from startups to the most seasoned small business owners...
  3. What is an SBA Express loan?

    Fast approval, fast funding - what's not to like about the SBA Express loan? See how you can leverage the SBA Express loan to give your small business the boost you've been looking for.
  4. What is a startup loan?

    Looking to kickstart your small business startup? There's a loan for that. In fact, there are lots of loans. Here's a quick, easy rundown of everything you need to know about getting a startup loan.
  5. How much will the money cost?

    There's no set cost to a small business loan. It can vary by your credit, income, and time in business, as well as the loan type. Read more about it here.
  6. Why do you pull credit?

    Is a credit check necessary for you to get a loan? Should you expect a soft or hard credit pull? Will it impact your credit score? Here's the quick, clear answer you're looking for.
  7. What is APR?

    Ready to learn more about interest rates? Here's a quick explanation of APR (annual percentage rate) and how it's calculated.
  8. How long do I need to be in business to qualify?

    There is no set length of time you need to be in business to qualify for a loan. Lendio's small business loan marketplace is used by startups, seasoned business owners, and everyone in between.
  9. How do I get a business loan?

    How easy or hard it is to get a business loan depends on where and how you apply. Learn about the traditional bank application processes versus more modern online application processes like Lendio's.
  10. What documents do I need to apply for a business loan?

    The documents you need to apply for a business loan depend on where you're applying and what you're applying for. Here's the simple way to apply for your loan without killing a small rainforest.