Sustainable Business: Making your Business Environmentally Friendly

 As a business owner, you have a lot on your plate. Many things could potentially keep you up at night: hiring and retaining competent employees, producing useful goods and services, attracting a loyal customer base. All of these things...

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Why Small Business Owners Are Using Alternative Financing

Small businesses crop up every day. Whether it’s the upcoming next big startup in the tech world or the newest trend of pop-up boutiques, small business is thriving in a way not seen since the birth of American consumerism....

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Alternative Lending: How to Find Alternative Funding Sources

In today’s financial climates, companies are at a high risk to stay in competition with one another. As such, it is important that they either maintain a steady revenue stream or at the very least have ready access to...

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The Advantages of Asset-Based Lending

In the world of finance, businesses seldom have steady capital close at hand. Whenever a company needs ready access to capital, it has options in order to gain that access. One of those options is the process of asset-based...

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How-To: Reading Your Business Credit Report

In your personal life, you’ve probably applied for loans such as mortgage loans, auto loans or even student loans. If you’re among the millions of people in these categories, you know how critical it is to maintain a good...

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Business Operations: Ways to Reduce your Operating Costs

When you run a business, or when you’re in charge of managing the company’s finances, you work hard to ensure the organization is making a profit. You and your colleagues continually look for ways to create and market products...

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Making Yourself Known in the Commercial Real Estate Sphere

Commercial real estate can be a tough business to crack. You can know everything there is to know, but that knowledge does you little good if you have no clients. Even once you find clients, the closing process can...

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Factoring 101: What is Factoring?

In most business transactions, there are typically two entities: the buyer and the seller. The transactions can involve the exchange of goods or services. However, there is another business transaction that involves a third party. This type of transaction...

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SBA 504 Loans: Benefits for Your Business

The Small Business Administration (SBA) often guarantees loans for smaller companies, particularly those in economically underdeveloped areas. It partners with nonprofits called Certified Development Companies (CDCs) to bolster the local economy and contribute to the success of businesses serving...

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How Small Businesses Benefit from Unsecured Lines of Credit

At some point, every business tends to experience cash flow problems. While there are a variety of options for overcoming these problems, many of them come with drawbacks that may make them more trouble than they are worth. For...

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