Ashley Sweren

Ashley Sweren is a freelance writer and editor located in Silicon Valley. Her work spans technology, small business, and finance topics. Firework Writing ( is her freelance consultancy.

Articles by Ashley Sweren

Debt Help: Where Do I Start?

Debt is a fact of life for most people today. From credit cards to mortgages to student loans, debt can be a useful tool to... read more

Start-Up Costs: How Much Does it Cost to Start a Small Business?

The old adage, “You have to spend money to make money” is often true when it comes to entrepreneurship. Before starting a business, owners may... read more

Planning Your Small Business Funding

The new year is a popular time to make personal goals and resolutions. It’s also a great time to focus on business goals and plans... read more

Why Understanding Business Line of Credit Requirements Will Make You a Better Candidate

While business loans are a popular choice to finance small business growth and operations, they are not the only option. Many businesses prefer to open... read more

Taking Advantage of Government Business Loans

According to the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, small businesses make up 99.7 percent of businesses in the nation. They employ 56.8 million Americans.... read more

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