Long-term interest rate is the interest rate charged on long-term debt.

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What Is a Long-Term Interest Rate?

Long-term interest rate is the interest rate charged on long-term debt.

By Bplans Glossary |

What Is a Core Marketing Strategy?

Core marketing strategy is a statement that communicates the predominant reason to buy to a specific target market. For more on creating a marketing strategy, see How to Develop a Market Analysis for Your Business Plan.

By Bplans Glossary |

Why Small Community Lenders Have Your Back

Are you wondering how to get a bank loan for your small business? If you're in the process of seeking funding, you may want to look to smaller community lenders for your loan.

By Anthony Price |

Business Loan Do’s and Don’ts

A business loan can be a great source of capital, but it can be difficult to navigate the myriad of loan options available to small business owners.

By Priyanka Prakash |

How to Correctly Use Collateral to Secure a Business Loan

Let’s take a closer look at the concept of collateral (a piece of property--usually physical--that a would-be borrower pledges to a lender in order to help secure a loan) and discuss how you can leverage yours the right way to fund the business of your dreams.

By Aaron Chong |

19 Funding Resources for New and Existing Businesses

To help you secure the capital you need for your business, we’ve compiled a list of the funding resources that every entrepreneur should look into.

By Lisa Furgison |

How Can I Get a Business Loan If My Credit Is Terrible?

The first thing you should know is that even if you are certain that your credit is poor, it is still possible to get financing. It’s not easy, but it is possible. There are options, but bad credit loans are high risk; you probably wouldn’t take them under different circumstances. Listen to Peter and Jonathan...

By Angelique O'Rourke |

10 Things the Bank Will Ask When You Need a Business Loan

That bank loan you want for your company? Well, the bank is going to want a lot before they give it to you. Do you find this daunting? Me too. I was really disappointed when I needed my company’s first commercial bank loan to finance receivables of more than $1 million—from well-known distributors no less—and we...

By Tim Berry |

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Long-term interest rate is the interest rate charged on long-term debt.