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Michael Jones is a Senior Editor for Funding Circle, specializing in small business loans. He holds a degree in International Business and Economics from Boston University's Questrom School of Business. Prior to Funding Circle, Michael was the Head of Content for Bond Street, a venture-backed FinTech company specializing in small business loans. He has written extensively about small business loans, entrepreneurship, and marketing.

What is a Working Capital Loan?

Business Finance

A Foolproof Guide to (Realistic) Financial Forecasting

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Secured vs Unsecured Lines of Credit for Small Business

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Should You Take Out a Second Business Loan?

Small Business Loans

5 Ways to Use a Business Line of Credit to Cover Seasonal Costs

Business Finance

A Comprehensive Guide to Securing an SBA Loan in New York

Small Business Loans

What Is an SBA Preferred Lender?

Small Business Loans

SBA Loans for Veterans: Loans, Training & Contracts

Small Business Loans

SBA Loans for Real Estate Development & Construction

Small Business Loans

SBA Loans for Doctors, Medical Offices & Private Practices

Small Business Loans

Multiple SBA Loans: How Many SBA Loans Can You Have?

Small Business Loans

Everything You Need to Know About Secured Loans

Small Business Loans

The Best No Money Down Business Loans & How to Qualify

Small Business Loans

A Guide to PPP Loan Forgiveness for the Self Employed

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The SBA Guarantee Fee Explained

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6 Best Loan Options for Businesses in 2021

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The Complete Guide to SBA 7(a) Loans in 2022

Small Business Loans

Why Was Your SBA Disaster Loan Denied & What Can You Do Next

Small Business Loans

SBA 7(a) Loans vs. PPP Loans 2.0: Which Is Right For Your Business?

Small Business Loans

SBA Loans for Independent Contractors and Self Employed

Small Business Loans

A Guide to Refinancing Small Business Debt in 2021

Small Business Loans

New PPP Loan Amount Calculations for Schedule C Filers

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PPP Loans: What Does it Mean for Your Taxes?

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7 Alternative Options if You Can’t Get a PPP Loan in 2021

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SBA 7(a) Loans: How Do They Work?

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How to Fill Out SBA Form 1919 for Your SBA 7(a) Loan Application

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5 Best Coronavirus Grants Available to Small Businesses in 2021

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PPP Second Draw: Eligibility & How to Apply in February 2021

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3 Essential PPP Loan Forgiveness Rules to Follow

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PPP Loan 2.0: How to Submit Your Documents to Funding Circle

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What You Need to Know To Qualify for A Second PPP Loan

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How to Buy a Small Business: An Aspiring New Owner’s Guide

Small Business Loans

12 Holiday Gifts to Buy for Your Employees to Remind Them That You’re Not a Heartless Jerk

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Strategies to Improve Employee Retention

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6 SEO Tips for Small Businesses in 2020

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A Crash Course on Cash Flow Management

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Credit Cards, Term Loans and Lines of Credit

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A 4-Step Checklist for Securing a Term Loan

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How to Finance Inventory Purchases With a Term Loan

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3 Common Use-Cases for Term Loans

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Credit Card Receivables Financing

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‘Soft’ vs. ‘Hard’ Credit Inquiries: What’s the Difference?

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An Overview of Credit Karma and Credit Sesame

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Maintaining a Healthy Business Credit Score

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6 Signs You’re Ready to Expand Your Business

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Unpacking Inventory Management

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An Afternoon with the Brooklyn Seltzer Boys

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Paradise Is a Full-Time Job

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Off the Hook

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Primary Colors

Small Business Loans

Take a Trip with Wary Meyers

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From Kingston to Seattle: A Restaurateur’s Journey

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Saving for a Rainy Day

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The American Dream, Embodied

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3 Decision Making Tips from a Nobel Prize Winning Psychologist

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Paul Graham Has Advice for Everyone

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WTFinance with Fox Fodder Farm

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WTFinance with Keap

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Not Quite Out of Print: America’s Best Bookstores

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Independent Classics: Amoeba Music

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America’s Top 10 Independent Scoop Shops

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The Founder of Wired Magazine Cracked the Code for Growing Any Business

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7 Ways to Track Your Restaurant Budget

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How to Go Paperless (and Reduce Expenses)

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10 Great Podcasts for Entrepreneurs and Small-Business Owners

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5 Online Courses That Will Benefit Small Business Owners

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5 Simple Ways Your Small Business Can Go Green

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10 Best Small Business Blogs, Hands Down

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Best Places to Start a Business in 2016

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Best Industries to Start a Business

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Applying the Pareto Principle to Small Business

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Setting Up A Small Business Retirement Plan

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How to Set, Track and Achieve Your Business Goals in 2017

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5 Companies That Survived the Brink of Death

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How to Grow Your Email Newsletter List

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Are You Leveraging Word-of-Mouth Effectively?

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Get Inspired by These 9 Creative Brands on Instagram

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Easy Valentine’s Day Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

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How to Make Content Marketing Work for Your Small Business

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Yelp for Small Business: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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How A Content Marketing Strategy Can Help You Win Sales

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4 Common Mistakes That Lead to Employment Law Problems

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6 Legal Requirements for Unpaid Internships

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Does Your Email Marketing Comply with Federal Law?

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Truth-In-Advertising Laws Explained

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The 3 Most Common Types of Patents (and How to Get Them)

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5 Ways to Make the Most out of Small Business Saturday

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Independent Contractors vs. Employees

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How to Do a Cash Flow Analysis (The Right Way)

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Going Offline: How to (Successfully) Expand Your Online Business to Brick and Mortar

Growth and Operations

A Quick Guide to Financial Statements

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Small Business Workers’ Comp: When and Why You Need It

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Business Owner’s Policy: The Rundown

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The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Tax Season

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How to Open a Coffee Shop

Growth and Operations

ROI

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How to Draft an Employment Agreement

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Resources for Entrepreneurs in Seattle

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Resources for Entrepreneurs in Philadelphia

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Resources for Entrepreneurs in Hawaii

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What is a Personal Guarantee?

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How a Business with Existing Debt is Assessed

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Why Term Loans Are Not Appropriate For Startups

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Short Term Financing Explained

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Fixed Interest Rate Explained

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Term Loans for Barbershops

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How to Access Your Personal Credit Score

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How to Dispute a Credit Report Error

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5 Must-Have Spreadsheets For Small Business Income and Expenses

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Finding A New Market For Your Business: Where and How To Expand

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DIY Financial Management & Tax Prep Resources

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A Beginner’s Guide to Cloud-Based Accounting Software (I)

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A Beginner’s Guide to Cloud-Based Accounting Software (II)

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Term Loans for Schools

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Pricing Strategy Guide: Product Businesses

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What you need for your business loan application

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