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Dealing with Business Debt

Most businesses will incur some form of debt as a necessary part of operations, whether it's the use of credit cards or bank loans. But unsustainable debt and interest charges, without increased revenue or investor capital to cover it, can put the health of any business in jeopardy. This section contains a glossary of terms related to "bad" debt, an overview of options for businesses that cannot pay their debts, a checklist to help small business owners prioritize their debt payments and other resources for entrepreneurs dealing with debt.

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