Bad Credit Business Loan Alternatives Becoming More Common

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This year has not been an easy one for small business owners, with bumps in the road from acts of nature to acts of government creating roadblocks, but there has been good news as well. For one thing, a gradual climb in optimism has been reported, with slight dips following the government shutdown. The economy is generally recovering as well, although on a bumpy, winding road. One of the biggest problems that has been holding small business owners back is the fact that there is relatively little in the way of small business financing available for all but the best credit risks from traditional banks. One the plus side, the financing gap is increasingly being filled by providers of alternative capital.

Businesses without collateral, with bad credit scores, or even recently declared bankruptcy have been put between financing needs and the limitations of their cash flows. Alternative capital allows them to obtain financing with no restrictions placed on it, meaning they are free to allocate it in the most beneficial way. One of the positive features of this type of financing is that it allows the creation of strong relationships, so that terms and amounts can get better as time goes on.

A month by month increase in the amount of funding put out by Horizon has been steady throughout 2013. As timidity surrounding business expansion fades away, businesses are looking for credit. Alternative financing is increasingly the answer that they arrive at, as it meets their immediate and long term needs.

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