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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 […]

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Don’t Make Your Business Loans Personal

Small business owners often compensate their work at their company in the form of a salary as well as using the company’s cash flow to pay for additional expenses in their everyday lives. This might include cars or transportation, cell phones and other technology, as well as a variety of other expenses. In fact, many […]

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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 […]

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What are the Differences Between Private and Traditional Business Loans

Acquiring additional working capital is almost a necessity for any business. The small business lending process has changed substantially over the last few years and can vary greatly from lender to lender. Determining which option to pursue can be quite confusing. The most common types of funding today are traditional business loans offered from banks […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Business Loans Create Opportunities and Build Success

The summer is passing by quickly and the Fall is one of the most profitable times of the year for a lot of small businesses. As the economy starts to pick up again there is good reason to believe that this Fall will be one of the most profitable in recent years for business owners. […]

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Business Loan Competition is Great for Borrowers

The business loan industry has become very competitive as a result of technological advancements. At one time banks were the main providers of funding to small and medium sized businesses, and their only competition was mainly with each other. Now banks must compete with online private lending organizations, social media lending networks such as crowdfunding […]

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Small Business Loans Create a Healthy Economy

There are three types of businesses in the economy, the large aggressive corporate companies with names that everybody knows, the medium sized companies that are approaching the aggressive stage or just left the small stage, and then there is the local “mom and pop shops” and other small businesses that are only known to the […]

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