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The Lendzette

Helpful news and knowledge for small business owners.

Features April 4, 2017

Tesla Surges to Unprecedented Heights

The electric car company is now the most valuable auto firm in the U.S.

Business Tips March 31, 2017

Should My Business Offer Free Shipping?

We look at the pros and cons of shipping products to your customers at no charge.

March 21, 2017

Should You Make House Calls?

Let’s look at the pros and cons of providing at-home services to your customers.

March 8, 2017

Merchant Loan Advance

Here are some things you should know about this popular type of small business funding.

February 27, 2017

Announcing the “Better Than A Loan” 2016 Scholarship Winner

Paulina Hervas impressed us with her idea for an app that lets you book a place for a nap.

Scam Watch February 10, 2017

Small Business Tax Scams

Watch out for scammers and read our tips on how to avoid tax fraud.

Best Practices February 3, 2017

Examining Chipotle's Plan to Bounce Back

We search Chipotle’s strategies for 2017 to see if it has anything useful for your business.

Best Practices January 26, 2017

Glassdoor Announces its 50 Best Jobs in America

See where your company’s open positions show up on Glassdoor’s list of top-scoring careers.

Savings January 18, 2017

Where Brick and Mortar Still Beats Online Prices

While you usually pay extra to shop local rather than go online, some items tend to cost less when you buy them in-store.

Holiday January 3, 2017

Security Tips for the New Year

As you upgrade your office electronics, keep in mind these best practices for avoiding cyber-thieves.

Preparation December 20, 2016

Debt Service Coverage Ratio Calculator for Small Businesses

Estimate the likelihood that you’ll be approved for a loan by using our business capital eligibility estimator.

Success Stories December 6, 2016

Success Story: How the Owner of La Puente Car Wash used Alternative Financing to Save His Business

When the banks said no, Roland used an alternative loan provider to get the working capital he needed.

Savings December 1, 2016

Where to Find Business Cards for Less

We help you save on on cards from VistaPrint, OverNightPrints, and more.

Holiday November 17, 2016

Best Small Business Black Friday Deals

We picked out our favorite doorbusters from the Black Friday print ads for Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Dell, and

Scam Watch November 2, 2016

Small Business Loan Scams

Beware of these red flags while trying to find funding for your company.

Preparation October 20, 2016

Unconventional Business Loans

We help you leave no stone unturned as you search for working capital to fund your small business.

Preparation October 7, 2016

Should You Add a Co-Signer on a Business Loan?

We look into the pros and cons of getting a co-signer for small business funding.

Features September 27, 2016

Our Interview with Matthew Lesko on How to Get “Free Money” for Your Small Business

The Question Mark Guy offers insights for entrepreneurs looking for government grants, local funding, and other cash sources that you don’t need to pay back.

Loan Advice September 20, 2016

Computer Repair Service Small Business Loan

We offer tips on how to prepare for your computer repair or IT consulting business funding request.

Preparation September 6, 2016

Disaster Repair Loans for your Small Business

Follow our tips on what to do before, during, and after a disaster affects your company.

Loan Advice August 23, 2016

Can You Prequalify for a Small Business Loan?

Find out ways to increase your chances of being pre-approved for online business financing.

August 17, 2016

Five Situations Where You Shouldn’t Use a Small Business Loan

We look at when it doesn’t make sense to seek outside funding for your company.

Loan Advice August 5, 2016

Small Business Loans for Women

We look at some of the loan options geared toward women looking for small business funding.

Loan Advice July 22, 2016

Small Business Loans in North Carolina

What you need to know when looking for a loan in the Tar Heel State.

July 7, 2016

How to Save on Hotel Rates

Before you book lodging for your next business conference, find out how to get low prices on hotel accommodations.

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