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How Can Small Business Survive A Recession?

There is increasing speculation of an impending recession due to the trade war between America and China, Federal Reserve rates lowering, and an inverted yield curve. But what does all this mean to the common small business owner, and what preparation can foresight provide entrepreneurs? Is…

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Business Essentials: Networking

This is Part 3 of a Business Essentials Series: Part 1 | Part 2 Love it or hate it, networking is essential for small business owners. The end goal is business growth. Networking does not have to start at a trade show or event, and networking…

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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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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Invoice Factoring Bad Credit

Fast Business Funding With Bad Credit Finding a business loan for your new or growing company is hard enough. With all the financing options and each option promising to be the best for your business, it can be confusing to understand exactly what your business needs.…

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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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…

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The 6 Steps to Setting Up A Business

You’ve decided to start a business. This is exciting! You have a few names bouncing around in your head and a product that you can’t wait to share with the market. Now it’s time to slow down and make this vision a reality, and a profitable…

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Relieve Stress As An Entrepreneur

Running your own business is stressful. It can be hard to define a healthy work-life balance when you are the owner. With all the passion, independence, and leadership roles comes stress. Yet, the majority of small business owners would do it again. So how can an…