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Bending But Not Breaking in Factoring?

The factoring industry is unique. If we had to write a mission statement for what we do it would read something like – “To provide cash flow to businesses to sustain and expand their operations”. The cash flow that factoring … Continue reading

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The Balancing Act of managing Your Factoring Portfolio

If you talk to ten different factoring companies about how they manage their factoring portfolio, there’s a good chance you’ll get a variety of different answers. We funders know that factoring is not an exact science, by any means. Although … Continue reading

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Peel Some Layers Before Funding Invoices

You’ve read the books, attended the training classes and finally have landed your first real prospect. They are eager to get started factoring their invoices and you can’t wait to get this deal closed. Whether you are working as a … Continue reading

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The Sales vs. Underwriting Dilemma

I’ve written a bunch of articles about what to look for when funding a new client. Whether it’s proper notification or having an ironclad factoring agreement, you should always have a consistent set of due diligence procedures that adequately protects … Continue reading

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Why Factoring Works

Working capital-Every business needs it but at what cost? One of the main reasons why I enjoy working in the factoring business is that the concept is simple and easy to understand. Factoring companies provide businesses with working capital by … Continue reading

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Is Invoice Factoring Right for All Businesses?

So many authors, including myself, have written about the benefits of invoice factoring explaining how we help businesses in need of working capital. Just type something like, “benefits of invoice factoring” into your favorite search engine and you will find … Continue reading

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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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Routines Aren’t Always Good for Factoring

In the factoring business routines are common, but are they always positive? Avoid complacency. Learn 3 key invoice factoring strategies to implement post funding. Whether at work or in our personal lives routines seem a part of our daily existence. … Continue reading

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Surprises in the Factoring Industry Aren’t Always a Good Thing

When most of us hear the word surprise, it is usually associated with a good feeling that was unexpected. In the business world, surprises sometimes have a very different meaning that does not have the same good feeling associated with … Continue reading

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Factoring For the Tortoise and the Hare

How often have you heard the catch phrases, “Same day funding”, or “Invoices funded in 24 hours or less”? Whether you work in the factoring industry as a direct funder or consultant, we all know that quality customer service is … Continue reading

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