Alternative lenders outperformed traditional banks in the data researched by U.S. News. However, banks can still be a source of funding for your small business. Applying for a government-backed SBA loan increases the likelihood you'll be approved for a small business loan with a traditional bank.

Jan 9, 2018 – If you have been thinking about getting into the game and starting a new business, it's time to get off the sidelines. The overall economic atmosphere for entrepreneurship encourages the pursuit of the American Dream.

11 mins ago – If you're new to applying for a small business loan, you're not alone if just about everything seems overwhelming—the types of business loans, your potential, and understanding the loan terms that come with them. Then there's the small business loan underwriting process, which involves a lot of paperwork …