Tag: Losses

#FearlessFactoring Clowns or Trading Losses?

If you have ever been to a fair or carnival then you know how horrifying the experience can be. Across the pond and many years ago, I decided to take the family to a fair. There’s something so heart-racing about the fair, and I suspect it’s…

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The Sharks Circling Your Business

In 2004, I took a camping trip with the family. We packed our supplies and headed to Lake Casitas. I had the brilliant idea of fishing with my 8-year-old son and catching a fish to cook for our dinner. I stood shoulder to shoulder with my…

What Happens If Your Business Fails?

This week over 80 years ago, Frank Sinatra cut his first single as a vocalist in the Harry James Band. It flopped. Big time. The song sold only 8,000 copies, but Sinatra continued in his music career and has now sold over 150 million records worldwide.…

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The Alien Invasion of Your Small Business

In the summer of 2008, my wife and I packed up the two kids, the dog, and two cats in the RV to move across country from California to Georgia. We were no strangers to moves. We moved across continents and country just years before, but…

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The Difference between Recourse and Non-Recourse Factoring

Cash flow issues affect nearly every small business. To address them, there are numerous small business tools that allow for the influx of capital to cover the cash crunch, but don’t saddle the business with debt. One such tool is factoring. Within factoring, there are Recourse…

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What Happens if You Breach Your Banking Covenants?

You may remember the covenants you signed up for along with your bank loan or line of credit. They are the guidelines or what you do or don’t do in order to maintain good status on your loan, and they are created based on the financials…

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Planning to Restart Your Business After COVID-19

Whether you have closed your business temporarily during the COVID-19 shutdown or whether you have still been operating at a reduced capacity, you have to plan to restart your business after COVID-19. Financing and managing your receivables will be key components of your plan to resume…

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Business Essentials: Collections

Do I Send My Client to Collections? The collections process for small businesses is a major resource drainer. It takes time, effort, and consistency to get paid on-time. When clients are waiting longer than a few days to pay open invoices, it will hurt your company’s…

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Warning Signs Your Customer Could Be In Trouble

You’ve worked hard to make that sale. You’ve delivered the goods. Congratulations. It took effort to nurture that relationship. Now you need to get paid as otherwise you’ll be in trouble. You have bills to pay, and people rely on you. How do you get paid…