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Customer Relationships and Invoice Factoring

Some growing businesses considering accounts receivable funding have concerns about how a factoring company will affect their customer relationships. Will they think my business is struggling? Will they be hunted down by my financier for late payment? Will they be uncomfortable not paying my business directly?…

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Immediate Business Financing

I won’t list off all the reasons you may be in need of immediate business financing. There are plenty. There are also plenty of risks to avoid when searching for immediate financing. Typically, your cost of financing will increase for faster approvals. You see this with…

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…

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How to Find Money Quickly For Your Business

A traditional bank loan, a second mortgage, and a Small Business Administration loan are all great financing options for your new or existing business. The catch is the high standards for approval, personal liability, and the time it takes from application to first funding. What can…

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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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What is Working Capital?

Working capital is the lifeblood of small businesses. You may be making sales and growing revenue, but how does that translate into profit? This is where your working capital and ability to grow without cash flow problems can translate to profit. Having more liabilities than assets…

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Overcoming Current and Future Small Business Challenges

I’ve been in the industry for almost 30 years like my guest, Kris. I can honestly say we’ve been through a lot of recessions before, but I don’t think either of us have ever experienced an overnight shutdown of the economy quite like this one. I…

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How Factoring Can Help You Graduate to Bank Financing

When you need working capital to support your small business growth, you may apply for a bank loan or line of credit. Bank financing is desirable for a number of reasons, but often, bank financing can be just out of reach for small business owners. This…

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Understanding Credit Risk

Now more than ever, it is so important that you increase your working capital in order to protect your business. A recession and global pandemic means that every business is shaken up. It is definitely possible that some of your customers will be unable to pay…

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Should You Offer Credit Terms to Your Customers?

In an ideal world, you would collect payment for your goods or services immediately from your customer. Granting credit to your customer means you must wait before you have cash in your hand that you can use to make more sales. It also means that you…