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Is Your Business Growing? 3 Tips on How to Scale

Scaling a growing business can be as challenging as starting one. These tips can help you navigate the roadblocks that come with success. You would think growing pains are a nice problem to have, but the challenges of scaling a business can trip up even the savviest of entrepreneurs. Sure, your store has grown forty percent [...]

Pin It for Later or Buy it Right Now

Over 73 million users log into Pinterest every month looking for their next, purchase, idea or DIY project. On June 30th Pinterest took pinning to the next level with the addition of buyable pins and promoted pins. Introducing these two new features was a very smart move considering there are 20X the amount of pins posted a day [...]

Do You Qualify for a Small Business Loan?

You have a small business and your looking to expand, refinance, acquire more capital, ect. You need a small business loan, but you’re not sure if you qualify. Well first lets decide if you’re actually a small business. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration the following characteristics are those of a small business: Organized [...]

4 Things You Should Know Before Applying for a Business Loan

Applying for business loans can be a stressful and exciting time. You are on your way to starting your business, but you need the capital to make it come true. Banks or government agencies are popular sources of funding for your startup venture. Before following this route, there are a few things to know and [...]

Small Business Loan Basics

Securing a loan for your business is an intimidating process; it requires patience, time, and a great deal of documentation to complete. However, with proper planning, you’ll find that grueling loan process is definitely something you can handle. It’s all about preparation. The first step is to get organized, neatly gather required documents, and mentally [...]

Dos And Don’ts Of Meeting With Potential Investors

When you’re in the very beginning stages of starting your small business, there’s nothing more exciting than just the idea of merely getting a meeting with someone who has even the vaguest interest in financially backing your company. It feels like if you can just get in front of these people, you can undoubtedly get [...]

Newtek Hires Two Senior Executives

Newtek has attracted and retained the talents of two senior executives, Susan Streich and Harold Gartner. Susan Streich will be joining Newtek Business Services, Inc. and Newtek Small Business Finance, Inc., our nationally licensed SBA 7(a) lender, as Chief Risk Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. Ms. Streich has over 30 years of experience as an executive-level [...]

Index Shows Slight Year-End Growth Within Small Business Economy

Newtek, The Small Business Authority®, Releases the December 2013 SB Authority Index Newtek announced today the release of the SB Authority Index of small business indicators for December 2013 reaching 124.46 points. The Russell Microcap Index, Newtek Merchant Processing, and approved SBA lending volumes led the increase. The SB Authority Index is up 0.80% from November [...]

Newtek Debuts Magazine Dedicated To Small Business Owner Issues

EMV Smart Card Technology, Cyber Security, Small Business Lending and Healthcare Reform All Discussed in 2014 Edition Newtek Business Services, NASDAQ: NEWT, The Small Business Authority®, just announced the debut of Newtek, The Small Business Authority Online Magazine for 2013-2014. The magazine serves as a comprehensive look at the many issues small businesses will face [...]