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  1. 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.
  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. How will I pay back my loan? How often will I make payments on my business loan?

    There are hundreds of small business loans out there, which means there are plenty of flexible ways to repay your loan. Read all about your payment options here...
  4. 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.
  5. Are there small business loans for minorities?

    The short answer:  Yes, you have more small business loan options than you think  - but there’s still plenty of room for improvement.  The long answer:  If you feel like you’ve had a hard time finding a small b...
  6. 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.
  7. What is a business acquisition loan?

    It's all there in the name - a business acquisition loan is the financing you need to buy an existing business or a franchise. Here's a quick rundown of how a business acquisition loan works.
  8. 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...
  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 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.