…And 5 of them are Free! What’s in your business credit report? Knowing what lenders see when they’re making financing decisions about your business can help you better prepare before applying for credit. Here are a few things to know about your business credit report. Plus, we cover seven websites that offer reports, including five […]
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An error or inaccuracy on your personal and/or business credit reports can drag your credit scores down. That’s the last thing you need if you’re planning to apply for business financing. A lower credit score could potentially result in a steeper rate when you borrow, or lead to being denied for credit altogether. Fortunately, you […]
Working capital – the amount left over after subtracting current liabilities from current assets – is the lifeblood of a small business. However, many people are still confused about its benefits and uses. Here are five things that many small business owners don’t know about this important resource that helps a company survive and thrive: 1. Working capital […]
Here is your list of women-owned businesses that have caught our eye. Women in business are changing the game. With innovative companies across the board, today’s women are tackling problems and finding new and unique solutions that better the world around us. From media companies to energy corporations, these women in business are updating the […]
Are you looking for a way to give your business revenue a boost? Your inventory may hold the answer. If your excess inventory is collecting dust on shelves or in a warehouse, moving it around can inject new life into your revenue numbers. Here are four ways to help reinvent your excess inventory. 1. Bundle […]
Fast-growing businesses may face a problem financing an expansion. But asset based financing may offer advantages over more traditional methods of borrowing money. Here’s what you need to know. How asset based financing works. Imagine that you are running a retail apparel company and need cash to grow your business. Instead of applying for a […]
Projecting your cash flow can help you plan for the future, avoid unexpected shortfalls and even qualify for a small business loan. Many overextended small business owners are weary of cash flow analysis. “Analysis” of any kind sounds difficult, and who has the time or energy to make future projections? More importantly, why bother to […]
When you’re a small business, cash is king. But you know what’s even bigger and better than cash? Free cash! However, unless you’re a trust fund baby or lucky enough to win the lottery (A bad investment BTW), then free cash is hard to come by. Aside from the two previously mentioned methods or a […]
With the prevalence of digital productivity tools, you might expect businesses to be more productive than ever before. Yet, many business owners still list “improving productivity” as a top concern. Since new tools are coming on the market every week, business owners could find themselves wasting considerable time and money trying out option after option […]
Small business owners often find themselves in a situation where they have to evaluate a capital investment project and decide whether or not how to expand their company, purchase new equipment or move to a new location. Availability of internal funds and the ability to borrow money are often limited. So, making the decision on […]