Top Reasons to Avoid Bank Business Loans

Top Reasons to Avoid Using a Bank for a Small Business Loan When most small business owners realize that it is time to get a small business loan, they might think that a bank or traditional lender is their only option. Even if they are aware of other options, such as alternative lenders, they might […]

How to Choose a Lender When Banks are Not an Option

How to Choose a Lender When Banks are Not an Option When it comes to finding a lender for a small business loan, you have a plethora of good lending options. The main two types of lending options for small business owners include traditional banks and alternative lenders. The type of lender you end up […]

How Technology Changed the Lending Industry

The online lending industry has been growing over the last couple of years at an incredible pace. Whether for business or personal, more loans are originated online than ever before. The industry was basically born out of the financial crisis. At the time banks were subjected to tougher regulations. To make matters worse for those […]

How to Outsmart Banks and Get The Small Business Loan You Need

If you are a small business owner who has become frustrated by looking for a small business loan, the following scenario might sound familiar to you. You go to your bank, collect a large amount of necessary documents, apply for funding, and wait for weeks or months only to be rejected for bad credit. In […]

The Reason Banks Are Failing to Lend to Small Businesses

It’s no secret that within the last 7 years big banks are failing to loan money to small businesses. In fact, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, the number of commercial and industrial loans dropped by 344,000 from 2007 to 2012, even though the number of these types of small businesses increased by […]

How Shield Funding is Improving the Small Business Loans Industry

There is no doubt that acquiring a small business loan with bad credit has been an insurmountable obstacle for many small business owners. The lack of capital available to small business owners has been the single most important contributor to stunting the economic growth of small businesses. With the strict credit requirements in place today […]

Small Business Lending After the Recession

There has been a lot of controversy lately over who is responsible for the small business community’s struggles with finding loans. Any business owner looking for a small business loan today knows how difficult it can be to find a lender willing to give their business money. Since the financial collapse of 2008 the access […]

Shield Funding Ranked Number One for Alternative Business Loans

Shield Funding has been ranked the #1 provider of alternative business loans by a leading information provider in the industry. The ranking process considers a variety of factors when determining a winner and some of those factors include: client references, market performance, as well as a variety of other research statistics. In our effort to […]

Why Bad Credit Does Not Scare Lenders

Bad credit can make it difficult to obtain credit in almost type of financing, so why are there so many lenders willing to provide business loans with bad credit? First of all, although bad credit demonstrates a borrower’s inability to pay their bills on time in almost every aspect of life, in the business world […]

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