Ty Kiisel

Ty Kiisel

Ty has been writing about small business and the business finance topics that impact a business’ bottom line for almost 20 years. With over 35 years in the trenches as a Main Street business evangelist, author, and marketing veteran, he makes the maze of small business finance accessible by weaving personal experiences and other anecdotes into a regular discussion of some of the biggest challenges facing small business owners today.

Articles by Ty Kiisel

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Paycheck Protection Loans are Intended to Keep Employees on the Payroll: What Does that Mean?

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is designed first, to keep your employees employed as well as help your business remain …

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Avoid Small Business Lending Scams and Fraud Related to COVID-19

With nearly $400 billion on the line between the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), …

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What is the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Grant and What Does it Mean for Small Business?

This article was updated on April 3 to clarify that there is no guaranteed amount for the EIDL advance/grant. We …

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Prepare Your Application for the SBA Paycheck Protection Program

This article was updated on April 3 to clarify that there is no guaranteed amount for the EIDL advance/grant. We …

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Applying for a Business Loan Is Changing Due to COVID-19: Here’s What It Means

As the coronavirus ravages businesses, small business lenders are re-evaluating their underwriting policies, along with reviewing their risk tolerances for …

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Does it Make Sense to Fund My Business With Home Equity?

I not only grew up in a family business and watched my Dad dip into the equity in our home …

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What Does the Fed’s Rate Cut Mean for Small Business?

On Sunday the Federal Reserve made an unprecedented cut to the federal funds rate for the second time this month …

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Dell Small Business Payment Solutions

Are you a small business owner who would like to propel your organization toward growth? If so, Dell Small Business …

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Business Loan Brokers vs. Direct Lenders: Who’s Better for You?

So you’ve realized you need a business loan. You’ve probably searched for options a few times already, and you’re now …