Starting a business may not always be the simplest task. There are a lot of different factors that come into play, such as finding a location, the ability to market a product, and being able to expand as consumer demand grows. One of the largest hurdles for any business is ensuring you have the money to maintain it. Understanding loans for business can be the key difference in whether or not the business lasts for 30 years or 30 seconds.

Before you apply, you need to understand the difference between personal credit and business credit. Personal credit refers to the credit of an individual, such as the owner of a business, whereas business credit is the credit for the business itself.

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To receive a loan, it is important that both of these numbers are good, although the business credit is more important in this case.

Before applying for the loan, make sure you have what is required. The business should be set up prior to applying for the loan. This means having an LLC and filing paperwork with the secretary of state. Trying to use the loan to set up the business will not work.

For additional information about loans for business, please review the attached video.