Monthly Archives: February 2011

Cash Flow Support for Security, Patrol and other Protective Agencies

Today’s heightened security concerns are creating many profitable opportunities for agencies providing protection and security services. These businesses are extremely cash flow intensive as the bulk of their expenses are payroll which must be paid far faster than the payments … Continue reading

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WSJ: Some banks expect modest uptick in business lending

Moody’s Analytics estimates that commercial and industrial lending in the fourth quarter has grown 0.2% from the third quarter, to $1.22 trillion, the first quarterly increase in two years. Moody’s predicts such lending will rise 3% next year. Coming off … Continue reading

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Factoring–An Alternative Solution in Today’s Tough Economic Climate

Today, more than ever, businesses are faced with making important operational decisions based upon the availability of working capital. Unfortunately, the current credit crisis has created an environment where access to working capital is almost nonexistent forcing many companies to … Continue reading

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Why can’t small businesses get loans?

Of the nation’s 7,830 banks, 91% had assets under $100 million. Not surprisingly, small banks complain that bank examiners are overly conservative, especially in assessing their commercial real estate loans. Individually, they aren’t too big to fail, but collectively they … Continue reading

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