Finance & Lending


04 22 2013

04 22 2013

Alternative Lending on the Rise

Getting a small business loan from a big bank is often challenging for smaller companies because a bank’s main concern is protecting its depositors. As lesser-known enterprises with fewer assets are often seen as a risk, small business owners face several challenges when seeking funding from banks. One of the main obstacles small business owners come across is proving the company will make enough money to allow the owner to pay back loan money on time.

As a result of this, a recent article recommends small business owners seek out alternative financing to help them secure the funding needed to help them get on the right path. Alternative lending offers small business owners a greater chance of approval as depositors are not the top priority. Alternative funding is steadily increasing, the article reports.

According to a National Federation of Independent Businesses study, small business owner optimism seemed to stall in March and credit demands were weak. Gaining approval for a small business loan is a critical component to small business success, and a more positive outlook as lack of proper funding makes it difficult to build business.

As having the proper finances in place is critical to growth, small business owners seeking a better position can turn to National Funding for their small business loan needs.



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