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  1. How to calculate loan payments

    Wondering how much that loan will cost? Here's how to calculate the cost of your loan payments. (Don't worry, the calculator does the math for you.)
  2. What is considered a small business?

    Just how small is a small business, exactly? See the two criteria that are commonly used to determine the size of your business.
  3. 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.
  4. Which loan option is best for my business?

    Which loan is best for your small business? The short answer: whichever loan fits your needs, budget, and timeline. Click here to learn more about comparing and choosing the ideal small business loan.
  5. What is a secured loan?

    What's a secured loan? And is it right for you? Here's what you need to know about leveraging collateral to secure your small business loan.
  6. What is an unsecured loan?

    What's an unsecured loan? And is it a good idea for your business? Here's a detailed look at choosing between unsecured and secured business loans.
  7. How to get a business loan

    Wondering how to get a business loan? Good news: it's easier than you might think. Here's where to look, how to apply, and how to find the best deal.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. How do I get funding for a startup?

    It might be easier than you think to get funding for your startup - there are plenty of small business loan and credit card options for new businesses. Learn more about how to get funded right here.