Category Archives: Small Business

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Asking the Right Factoring Questions

Everybody has an opinion as to how factoring works and the best method to fund deals. Many of the articles I’ve written in the past try to assist the broker and factor from both the sales and operational side of … Continue reading

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Audio: Funding options that are working today.

Adam Lomax, our Executive Vice-President and COO, recently discussed funding options for growing businesses (both startup and established businesses). The link below is that conversation which provides a helpful overview of what is working today to fuel business growth. A … Continue reading

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Understanding the Factoring Business

With so much information readily available at our fingertips it is really easy to take shortcuts when trying to learn about the factoring industry. Although the factoring business model is very straightforward, you still need to understand basics before you … Continue reading

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Focus and Keep It Simple in the Factoring Business

As much as I hate to admit it, I was never a fan of multi-tasking. Not in the factoring business or any industry. Unfortunately, in today’s texting, video conferencing, blogging and emailing business world you sometimes have no choice. Do … Continue reading

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White House Says Small Biz Recovery a Work in Progress

Small businesses have begun to create jobs, White House officials said today, though the recovery is not as robust as they would like. The White House released a report today detailing its attempts to aid small business owners, part of … Continue reading

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Small business poll: 58% say the worst is over

A flurry of recent polls suggest that small-business owners are beginning to see a faint, if sometimes sputtering, light at the end of the Great Recession tunnel. Well, sort of. Though a majority – 70 percent – of California small-business … Continue reading

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Todays’ Small Businesses are in Cash-Flow Crisis + solutions

Businessweek.com March 24, 2011 More companies are getting squeezed between late payers and tighter credit terms By John Tozzi Custom cabinet seller M&J Kitchens survived the recession even though its revenue from homeowners and builders fell by more than half … Continue reading

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Your Profit Margin and Factoring

All business financing comes at a cost which must be absorbed by the profit resulting from your future business. This makes it important for you to have a good estimate of your net profit margin before you accept any business … Continue reading

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What are banks looking for?

Bankers’ logic may sometimes appear inconsistent and unfair but in reality it is based on rather basic concepts. These concepts are fortunately straightforward and understanding them can help you prepare for successfully working with a banker. Understanding these concepts can … Continue reading

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Cash Flow support for Temporary Staffing Agencies

Strong business growth can be a strain on the cash flow of any business but few are as impacted as temporary staffing agencies. This is because staffing agencies often pay payroll expenses before receiving payment from their customers. This business … Continue reading

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