Category Archives: Small Business Loans


Demand for Small Business Loans on the Decline

Demand for Small Business Loans on the Decline

Small businesses needing a loan are facing more challenges as the demand for commercial and industrial loans have nosed-dived heading into 2016. In fact, the demand for loans for large and medium-sized businesses tanked over 11 percent, while the demand from small businesses hit a nearly 13 percent decrease. As a result, businesses just aren’t willing to take the risk as the economy declines. Evaluating…

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Find Out Why Small Businesses Increasingly Seek Online Lenders for Business Loans

Find Out Why Small Businesses Increasingly Seek Online Lenders for Business Loans

In today’s world, business owners have multiple options at their disposal when seeking small business loans. Among the most popular option are online loans. More and more small businesses are seeking online lenders for business loans for a variety of reasons. In fact, Morgan Stanely reports online lenders provided nearly $8 billion in small businesses loans in the last year. This is up 68 percent…

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Top Business Financing Mistakes to Avoid in 2016

Top Business Financing Mistakes to Avoid in 2016

The U.S. Small Business Administration reports that nearly half of all small businesses don’t survive past their first five years in operation. Among the top reason new businesses fail is largely due to business financing mistakes. Simple mistakes can quickly drive down a once thriving business. As we head into 2016, Business Loans Direct wants to ensure you keep your best foot forward, so we’ve…

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Small Business Loan Trend Predictions for 2016

Small Business Loan Trend Predictions for 2016

As 2016 kicks off, small business owners can expect to see a few changes in the loan industry according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. According to trends in 2015, NerdWallet has released certain findings that they believe will carry over into 2016 and continue to gain momentum. Business Loans Direct has the information small business owners need to know about lending as they head…

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Big Banks Decrease Loans to Small Businesses

Big Banks Decrease Loans to Small Businesses

Small businesses are having an increasingly difficult time receiving loans from big banks, even as the economy recovers. According to filings by the federal regulatory, 10 of the largest banks in the U.S. lent $44.7 billion in 2014, which is a 38 percent decrease since the 2006 peak of $72.5 billion. As big U.S. banks are making fewer loans to small businesses, the market for…

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What’s Your Actual Chance of Getting a Small Business Loan?

What’s Your Actual Chance of Getting a Small Business Loan?

Small business loans are often the foundation to a thriving successful business—whether you need startup funds, more cashflow, or just need to make ends meet. While many small business owners apply for loans each year, a large percentage won’t be approved for the funds they need. Business Loans Direct has broken down the loan application process to help you determine your chances of actually getting…

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Small Business Lending Predictions for 2016

Small Business Lending Predictions for 2016

As 2016 approaches, many small businesses are searching for small business loans to start the New Year out with their best foot forward. Now, small businesses have more lending options available, which will continue to expand into 2016. Various industry experts have recently created small business lending predictions for 2016 to help business owners determine the best route to receive the funds they need. Online…

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How Much Money Do You Really Need to Borrow for a Small Business Loan?

How Much Money Do You Really Need to Borrow for a Small Business Loan?

One of the biggest mistakes small business owners make when taking out a loan is borrowing too much or not enough. Unrealistic expectations about how much money is really needed can quickly spell disaster for businesses needing a loan. In order to meet your business’s needs for capital and your ability to properly repay the loan, you need to ensure you’re borrowing the correct amount….

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Online Small Business Loan Myths Debunked

Online Small Business Loan Myths Debunked

When merchants discuss online small business loans, there’s often a great deal of hesitation and uncertainty due to myths surrounding the loan options. As online small business loans have become more common over the last decade with banks tightening who they lend money to, these alternative loans are often the best option. However, due to the myths in place about online loans, many merchants refuse…

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Best Reasons to Get a Small Business Loan

Best Reasons to Get a Small Business Loan

Deciding whether or not to get a small business loan is a tough choice that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Getting a loan for the wrong reasons can easily drag down your business and ultimately lead to too much financial debt. However, there are also many good reasons why you should seek a loan, which can lead to the growth and success of your business. Business…

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