Carissa Chesanek

Carissa Chesanek is a personal finance writer with several years of experience covering credit cards, personal loans and student loans. She holds a Master’s in Journalism and has covered finance topics in publications, including MagnifyMoney, LendingTree, StudentLoanHero, PSFK and The Points Guy. Follow her @Chesanek.

Articles by Carissa Chesanek

Best Short-Term Business Loans in 2023

Small business owners who need fast funding to fill a cash flow gap or pay for an emergency expense might consider short-term business loans. Many... read more

Long-Term Business Loans: Best Options

Long-term business loans offer repayment periods that can reach up to 10 years or sometimes more, making them ideal to help grow a small business.... read more

Newtek Business Loans: 2023 Review

  Starting rate: Not disclosed   Best for: Established businesses looking for large lending amounts and customized financing solutions. Pros and cons of Newtek ProsCons... read more

American Express Business Line of Credit (formerly Kabbage): 2023 Review

  Estimated interest rate: Varies by repayment term   Best for: Business owners looking for a short-term business line of credit Pros and cons of... read more

Best Beauty Salon Loans

If you’re a hairdresser or nail stylist looking to open or expand your own business, beauty salon loans may help you get the funding you... read more

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