Melissa Wylie

Melissa Wylie is a former Senior Small Business Writer covering small business financing for and LendingTree-owned domains MagnifyMoney and ValuePenguin. In her role, Melissa explores all aspects of business ownership, from the start to the sale to all the hurdles in between.

Articles by Melissa Wylie

SBA 7(a) Loan: How to Get the Popular SBA Loan

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s 7(a) loan program is the federal government’s primary offering for general business financing. SBA 7(a) loans can cover business expenses... read more

Small Business Loans for Women

Securing business financing can be an uphill climb for many small business owners, and business loans for women can be even more elusive. According to... read more

EIDL vs. PPP Loans vs. Grants: Which One Is Right for Your Small Business?

Federal loan and grant programs offering COVID-19 relief are no longer open to new applications from small businesses. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) now... read more

LLC vs. Corporation: How They Differ

When you start a business, choosing a business entity is one of the first steps because it determines your personal liability and how you pay... read more

How to Close a Business

Following the proper procedures when shutting down a company could help you avoid trouble with creditors, clients and employees. When you become an entrepreneur, learning... read more

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