Meredith Wood

Meredith is the Editor-in-Chief at Fundera, an online marketplace for small business loans that matches business owners with the best funding providers for their business. Prior to Fundera, Meredith was the CCO at Funding Gates. She is a resident Finance Advisor on American Express OPEN Forum and an avid business writer. Her advice consistently appears on such sites as Yahoo!, Fox Business, Amex OPEN, AllBusiness, and many more.

Articles by Meredith Wood


The Guide to Settling Your Outstanding Tax Payments

You owe taxes. Those three words strike fear into the heart of every business owner. Having the IRS hound you …


The Best Payroll Solutions for SMBs

It doesn’t matter if you are the owner of a small or midsized business or work in the HR department, …


Why Balance Sheets are Essential for Your Business to Survive

Numbers don’t lie. What does your balance sheet have to say? There are so many financial documents you are supposed …


Bank Loan or Non-Bank Loan: Which Financing Route Should I Go?

Full steam ahead! Which financing option is best for you? Most business owners know that the saying “It takes money …


Acing the First Collection Call with a Past Due Customer

(Editor’s note: In this guest post, Meredith Wood, Chief Community Officer at Funding Gates, offers tips to make more effective collection …