Loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA) are a go-to option for businesses at every growth stage.
But, as is common with many federal government operations, the application process is full of nuance and paperwork. This can make it daunting for smaller entities with fewer resources—which precisely describes many loan seekers.
To help navigate this complex process, Business.org surveyed over a dozen small-business owners that have taken out SBA loans.
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