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Are Banks Lending to Small Businesses?

Typically small businesses will turn to banks for funding. When banks slow on lending, there are alternative financing options like online loans or merchant cash advance loans. Are banks lending to small businesses? Where do small businesses turn for funding when both banks and online loans…

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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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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…

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What is the Paycheck Protection Program?

The Paycheck Protection Program is a Small Business Administration program aimed at encouraging small business owners to keep employees on payroll. If a small business keeps all employees on payroll for eight weeks, the SBA will forgive up to 100% of the loan if the loan…

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Online Lending During a Recession

There is a lot of discussion about online lenders and the inevitable upcoming recession. While many online lenders are willing to take risks in lending to businesses currently, these risks will be far and few between as a recession sets in. The 2008 recession saw bank…

Predatory Lending During a Global Crisis

If your inbox is anything like ours, you are probably receiving updates from any business partner you have ever worked with. These updates are saying things like “we are still open during this crisis” or “we hope you stay healthy” or “please reach out if there…

Business Funding: Is the Cure Worse Than the Disease?

COVID-19 has thrown all small business owners into a panic. 75% of small business owners have 28 days or less of cash reserve. An indefinite shutdown of business is terrifying when that’s the case. I am a small business owner. I know the fear of losing…

Three Tips to Protecting Your Business During COVID-19

What the heck happened over the last few weeks? One day everyone is talking about a theoretical impending recession, and the next, millions of people are losing their jobs. It’s hard not to have the REM song, “It’s the end of the world as you know…

What are some things to look out for with small business funding?

Business financing comes with a lot of options and lots of benefits and costs to your small business growth. When comparing financing options there are a few critical areas to examine. Overlooking this step in researching your future financing partner may lead to unfavorable financing that damages…

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What Happens if You Miss an MCA Repayment?

Missing a repayment on an MCA may seem like the end of the world. Many cash advance companies structure their repayments to be daily or weekly. This will drain a small business’ cash flow and make it harder to make the repayments over time. What does…