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

Small Business Failures

Cash flow is the number one cause of small business failure. Cash flow has been hurting across the board, and small business owners are feeling the pain. Most small businesses are reopen again in some capacity, but most businesses are also preparing for another shutdown due…

Is There a Small Business Vaccine?

Many folks have their hopes resting in a vaccine in order for life to return to normal. Unfortunately, the situation is a bit more complicated than that. Even with a vaccine, small businesses have been closing left and right. Many small business owners don’t know how…

#FearlessFactoring Flying or Revenue?

There is something so exciting about flying. That humans can be flown thousands of miles in a metal tube over the course of mere hours is amazing. Along with this excitement comes fear. It doesn’t feel natural to be high up in the air. Each jostle…

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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…

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How to Get Small Business Financing Right Now

The Federal Reserve Banks publish an annual small business credit survey report. The 2020 SBCS Report on Employer Firms is based on survey responses of small business owners from the second half of 2019. These responses show the current challenges of business financing and credit that…

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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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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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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How to Get an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan

Due to the disruption of small, medium, and large sized businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 response, the Small Business Administration is offering Economic Injury Disaster Loans. These loans are working capital injections that aim to help business owners pay debts, meet payroll, accounts payable,…