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Financing Unexpected Business Costs

Doing business isn’t always perfect. Much like the real world, there will be unexpected costs. Maybe your daughter broke her arm climbing a tree, or maybe your landlord is increasing the office rent by 10%. Both scenarios may require extra capital that isn’t available. Maybe all…

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How to Recession-Proof Your Business

Will Your Business Need Funding During a Recession? It’s been a decade since the last major economic downturn in America. Since then, unemployment has declined to pre-2008 rates and recovery has been slow but steady. But the economy is cyclical, and two-thirds of business economists expect…

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The Importance of Working Capital

Working capital is the lifeblood of businesses of all size. Small businesses selling to other businesses on credit terms often have a cash flow crunch while waiting for payment on open invoices. What Is Working Capital? Working capital in business is defined as a company’s assets…

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Business Essentials: Managing Rapid Business Growth

This is Part 2 of a Business Essentials Series: Part 1 Being the owner of a small business means you have some experience with rapid business growth. One day it’s business as usual, and the next it’s wondering how to fulfill a massive purchase order for a…

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Eagle Eye: Why Do Most Small Business Fail?

Why Do Most Small Business Fail? Small business ownership is the lifeblood of the American economy with over 99% of companies being classified as a small business. Entrepreneurs take the risky leap into working for themselves, and there is a lot of passion, time, and money…

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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…

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Why Is It Important to Manage Working Capital?

Working capital management reflects a company’s financial health. Sales could be up, but how can a small business continue to operate without enough available working capital to purchase more supplies, distribute the goods, or meet payroll? Money tied up in accounts receivable can kill a business…

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Business Essentials: How to Create a Business Invoice

This is Part 1 of a Business Essentials Series: Part 2 If you are a business selling to other businesses on credit terms, you will be issuing invoices. At minimum, a business invoice details: what you are selling, how much you are selling it for, when you…

#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…

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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…