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  1. 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?
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. What is a business line of credit?

    Think of a  line of credit  as a financial safety net for your small business. It’s a credit account that’s available for you to use, or not use, at your discretion. Anytime you need it, the money is there for you. And you...
  5. 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.
  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. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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.
  10. 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.