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 October 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

Uplyft Capital: 2023 Review

 Starting factor rate: 1.24  Best for: Small businesses with bad credit looking for fast funding Pros and cons of Uplyft Capital ProsCons  Can be approved... read more

American Express Business Loans: 2023 Review

  Estimated APR range: 6.98% to 19.97%   Best for: Current American Express Business cardholders looking for additional business funding. Pros and cons of American... read more

Headway Capital Business Loans: 2023 Review

  Starting APR range: Not disclosed   Best for: Newer small businesses with not-so-great credit looking for fast funding. Pros and cons of Headway Capital... read more

CIT Business Loans: 2023 Review

  Starting rate: 5.49%   Best for: Business owners looking for an SBA Preferred Lender with a wide range of loan amounts that offer fast... read more

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