4 Credit & Financing Decisions You’ll be Happy You Made

Here are four credit and financing decisions you might want to consider as you’re starting your business. Creating a plan can help ensure that you’re setting your business up for success.

New York Small Business Loans Fall Short in Q3 2015, According to the PCA Index

Despite high levels of optimism, New York small business loans didn’t meet business owners’ demands, and were awarded far below the national average. See the New York Q3 2015 Pepperdine Private Capital Access findings to learn more.

The State of Small Business Loans Nationwide Remains Elusive, Despite Increased Optimism from Business Owners, According to the Q3 2015 PCA Index

Q3 2015 Pepperdine Private Capital Access Index results show that while business owners are increasingly optimistic about growth, bank loans are still awarded well below demand.

PCA Index Finds Optimism and Financing Success Are Up for Mid-Sized Businesses Following an Increase in Capital Access

Optimism among mid-sized businesses is at its highest level since 2012, according to the Dun & Bradstreet and Pepperdine University Q2 PCA Index findings. An increase in access to capital may be fueling the optimism and increased financing success. Read more.

Small Business Loans versus Equity: Which is right for your business?

Though we’ve written on both topics—small business loans extensively—we’ve never put small business loans and equity head to head for small business owners to compare which might better suit their needs. While equity is often referred as the more prestigious form of startup or growing capital, small business loans have certain strengths that might better […]

Capital Access Programs Lend a Helping Hand

In the current post-recession credit environment, many small businesses are finding it very difficult to find the capital they need to either start or grow their business.  Luckily in a number states, including Washington, our next stop on the Access to Capital tour, Capital Access Programs (CAPs) are available to greaten the chances of small […]