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What to Do if You Cannot Repay a PPP Loan?

The Paycheck Protection Program is aimed at keeping small businesses and nonprofits afloat during harsh economic times caused by COVID-19. The main selling point of this program is that the loan is up to 100% forgivable. The downsides, however, is that many business owners will have…

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How to Find a Long-Term Business Financing Strategy

When you run your own business, it’s crucial to keep the future in mind. You will need tools like cash flow forecasts and financial statements in order to monitor the financial health of your business. There are third party services you can use like an accounting…

Everything You Need to Know About Small Business Invoicing

Invoicing is a subject that every business knows about or should know about. In this episode of #TheMoneyFactor I discuss invoicing basics from creating to sending to following up. My guest on this episode is my Head of Operations at Eagle, Angela Reece. As an invoicing factoring…

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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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Financing Your Small Business During COVID-19

Right now many business owners are looking for extra money for their business. Whether it be long or short term, there are many financing options that provide different benefits depending on the size and nature of your operations. Here is how to finance your business right…

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Avoiding Unnecessary Business Costs

Growing businesses can find themselves strapped for cash. This is because expansion means rising costs in overhead, supplies, and payroll. 82% of business failures are caused by cash flow, so it’s important to trim down the unnecessary costs of business. Even running a lean operation, chances…

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Forecasting Your 90 Day Cash Flow

Longer term pictures of cash flow can be important when wooing investors or bank underwriters, but the COVID-19 disruption in business can make this statement inaccurate when it comes to staying afloat short term. This is where a 90 day cash flow forecast can help you…

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How to Improve Cash Flow While Waiting for an SBA Loan Approval

There are a couple of SBA programs that are offered to small businesses to weather the COVID-19 slowdown. The Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loans are great resources that small business owners can apply to for inexpensive business financing to keep their business…

75% OF BUSINESS OWNERS HAVE 28 DAYS OR LESS OF CASH RESERVE

60 Day Plan to Protect Your Small Business

Small businesses are struggling right now. There is no other way around it. 75% of small businesses have 28 days or less of cash reserve, so an indefinite suspension of full operation is going to be a blow. All of that being said, there are some…