Kelly Hillock

Kelly Hillock is the content marketing manager for National Funding, where she writes and edits articles for small business owners. Kelly has over eight years' experience in copywriting across a variety of industries, focusing on entrepreneurship and finance. She has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from San Diego State University.

How To Get Trucking Business Loans

How to Get Small Business Loans for Your Trucking Company With over 500,000 trucking businesses in the United States, it is one of the country’s most competitive industries. As of 2020, the U.S. trucking industry was valued at $732.3 billion, with 902,000 truck drivers employed. But therein lies a problem. With about 900,000 drivers to… Read more »

How Do Small Business Loans Work

Two construction workers discuss business plans.

Small business loans offer several benefits when compared to other forms of financing. Unlike investor funding or selling company shares, you don’t give away a portion of your business equity with a loan. Compared to crowdfunding, small business loans are far more reliable and faster in acquiring the funds you need for your company. Here,… Read more »

What are Small Business Loans

Running a small business can be lonely and frustrating at times. But you are not alone on this journey of entrepreneurship. According to the US Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy’s 2022 report, over 33 million small businesses are operating in the U.S. A 2016 study from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that… Read more »

How to Get a Small Business Loan

A business owner applies for a small business loan.

Running a small business is like maneuvering a ship through an unpredictable sea. It’s smooth sailing when everything falls in place, but it can quickly turn into a rough ride if your business runs into troubled waters. As a small business owner, you need to be prepared to face financial challenges caused by an unexpected… Read more »