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  1. 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...
  2. What do banks require for a loan?

    Get a pen because you'll need to make a list of all the documents a bank asks for when you apply for a loan. Here's what you'll need to collect - and a cool tip for how to simplify the process.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Does my credit score matter?

    Is your credit score really the last word in getting a small business loan? Nope. There are plenty of factors lenders look at when determining whether to give you a loan. Read more here...
  6. How are business loans different from personal loans?

    All money isn't created equal. See how business loans are different from personal loans, and how innovative technology has made it much easier to get a business loan than ever before.
  7. 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.
  8. What is a term loan?

    What's a small business term loan, and why do you want one? Well, for starters, it's one of the most flexible financing options and you can get funded in as little as 24 hours. What's not to like?
  9. What is a lien?

    Financing terms don't have to be complicated. Here's a quick, easy rundown of what a lien is and how it could affect both your loan and your small business.
  10. What kinds of small business loans are there?

    There are plenty of small business loan options out there. From SBA loans to equipment financing, lines of credit to merchant cash advances, our marketplace features loans from 75+ lenders.