Business Credit Myths That Can Cost You Money

Business Credit Myths That Can Cost You Money

Start building your business credit the right way. You know the adage: A little bit of knowledge can be a dangerous thing. That’s certainly true when it comes to credit, where a misstep can affect your credit scores for months or years,…
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10 Tips to Help Your Sales Rep Sell Financing

I have spent a good part of the last 30 years training the sales teams of my vendor partners on how to use equipment financing to help sell their products. While the product types have range from software to construction equipment, selling…

Upgrade equipment? Follow these steps to decide if it’s time.

It’s best to start the process well before you actually need it. You increase your likelihood of landing your loan when you’re not in crisis mode. Whether you run a fledgling company or you’ve been in business for years, investing in…

What do they want and how do we connect?

The business world is racing to connect with the millennial generation. Always trying to find out what makes them tick and what they want. My 30 year old son tells me “It’s not difficult, and really kind of simple.” Millennial buyers…

Online Lending Means the Bank's 'No' is Not the Last Word Any More

When many think of online lending, they think of loan sharks, payday loans, or scams. They define online lending by early products like MCAs (merchant cash advances) or short-term loans and write the industry off under the assumption that all…

What the government can do to help small business.

Access to Capital for Small Businesses The driver of capitalism is, of course, capital. So, it makes sense to make it easier for small businesses to obtain capital to aid in business expansion. It is important that lenders behave responsibly…
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Your Business Credit Score Can Impact Funding Terms

Good business credit can help you qualify for more credit at lower rates and have a positive effect on your repayment terms. Lenders consider a number of factors before deciding whether to help fund your business needs. Amongst these factors,…

Back to work...

Back to Business Back to Sales Back to reality   The Election is over Lame “Everyone is waiting on the election” excuses are over Back to reality Back to business Back to sales   And by the way, in case…

It's not the external conditions and circumstances that stop us -- it's us!

In these troubled economic times, when everywhere you look there’s a rumbling of great uncertainty, I think we should all take a pause (and a deep breath) to think about our lives. Are we moving in the direction we want to be? When things…

Equipment financing at the end of the year

The fourth quarter is the perfect time to begin planning for the coming year. In addition to profits, losses and sales projections, business owners should consider acquiring new or updated equipment before the end of the year to take advantage…