Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.
With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.
Your personal credit score is very important for most small business owners looking for a small business loan. Read more
Accessing capital is a challenge for many small business owners—particularly for startups. Of course there are options, but some of them are potentially more risky than others.
Depending upon your lender and the nature of your loan, you may or may not need all of these documents to apply. Regardless of whether or not you need them all, because depending upon the type of lender you choose they may or may not require all of them, it’s a good idea to have this information at your fingertips.
A good personal credit score often leads to more favorable loan terms and lower interest rates. Credit.com recently introduced a Lifetime Cost of Debt calculator that gives you visibility into what credit might cost over your lifetime depending upon your personal credit score.
In the final part of OnDeck’s “Tips for Running Your Business Better,” see our Business Fundability Quiz in action! Read more
Did you know that the average business owner spends 33 hours searching and applying for financing? That’s right – 33 hours. Read more