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recession incoming

When Will the Next Recession Be?

How can we predict a recession? Why am I hearing that there will be another recession soon? What can I expect from my business financing during a recession? How do I best prepare for a recession? How can we predict a recession? Well the short answer…

small business loans

Eagle Eye: Online Loans or Invoice Factoring

We see a lot of small business owners shopping around for financing, and many mention online lenders. Sometimes, yes, a short-term online loan can be helpful for an entrepreneur in getting the capital needed for scaling their business. Yet, we see many business owners getting swept…

online business loans

Online Business Loans

According to the SBA, business owners borrow $600 billion each year. Advancements in technology and the 2008 Recession causing large banks to extend less capital to entrepreneurs has led to a rise in the market share of online lenders. These online loans are positioned as quick…

working capital funding strategies

FAQ About Working Capital Financing

Q: What is the importance of working capital? A: Working capital is your company’s assets minus liabilities. This number is inflated compared to the available cash in your business due to the amount of money often tied up in accounts receivable. Working capital is the pulse…

how to choose a factoring service

How To Choose A Factoring Service: 6 Mistakes To Avoid

A study by U.S Bank states that a lack of cash flow causes business failure in over 82% of organizations. If you are starting your business, you may not have enough capital to keep things moving, which makes it hard to get off the ground, let…

Is Invoice Factoring Worth It?

As a small business owner, you are faced with endless options for business funding. You’ve probably considered a bank loan, a line of credit, an online loan, crowdfunding, bootstrapping, or even a merchant cash advance. Maybe you’ve even considered receivables funding like invoice factoring. There is…

#TheMoneyFactor Episode: 010 – How do you recession-proof your business?

Are you worried about recession-proofing your business? That’s what we’re talking about today, on The Money Factor. Hi, I’m Ian Varley, welcome to The Money Factor. A lot of people are worried about recession-proofing their business. We’ve been getting a lot of questions online. Let’s take…

how to factor invoices

A Short Beginner’s Guide to Invoice Factoring

Running and managing a small business is not an easy job. You have a lot of things to factor in before you can cash in on the dollar, and in some cases, you may need extra capital to run things smoothly. If your business is serving…

small business invoice factoring

Small Business Invoice Factoring

Small business owners operate on tighter margins due to the cash flow strain of business growth. In fact, 82% of failed businesses cite cash flow as a reason. As the owner of your own company, you are responsible for meeting payroll, delivering goods or services, and…

COJ ban

Proposed Ban on Confessions of Judgment

We have already talked at length about protecting your small business from predatory lending practices. We have even vlogged about confessions of judgment requirements in predatory lending agreements. Now, there is movement on the legislative front in New York for preventing COJ requirements from merchant cash…