By: Matthew Gillman –
Many small business owners have experienced, or are continuing to experience, the harsh impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In navigating through this tough time, many company owners have sought to apply for financing to keep their doors open.
That said, small business owners are not always seen as the most desirable loan candidates in the eyes of lenders. In fact, the latest Small Business Credit Survey published by the Federal Reserve Banks revealed that the approval rates for small business loans, credit lines, and merchant cash advances all declined after the onset of the pandemic. (more…)