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How to Prepare for a Working Capital Emergency

Posted by Alan Brown on Mar 6, 2019 5:21:55 PM

 

As a small business owner, it’s important to keep your company financially agile at all times. Even if you’re experiencing an excellent period of growth and prosperity, there are always factors outside your control that can wreak havoc on even the best-laid plans. In order to weather an unexpected storm, it’s smart to have an emergency working capital plan on hand at all times. Check out these simple steps to get started.

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Topics: Business Management, Working Capital Strategy, Working Capital Shortage, Working Capital Emergency

How Much Working Capital Do You Need to Start an E-commerce Business?

Posted by Alan Brown on Feb 21, 2019 5:23:21 PM

 

An e-commerce business can be an excellent alternative to selling products in a brick and mortar store. But even with lower startup and overhead costs, you still need to be realistic with your working capital estimates. Here are a few strategies to successfully start your e-commerce business without needing a ton of up-front working capital.

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Topics: Working Capital Management, Working Capital Needs, Business Management, Working Capital Strategy, Ecommerce

SBA Loans for Working Capital: Pros and Cons

Posted by Alan Brown on Feb 14, 2019 10:47:28 AM

 

At some point, most small businesses find themselves needing additional working capital to help bridge a gap in funds or take their company to the next level. It’s wise to explore all of your financing options in order to make the best financial decision. We’ll help you weigh the pros and cons of SBA loans to see if it’s the right fit for your business.

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Topics: Working Capital Loans, Business Management, Small Business Growth, Long Term Working Capital, SBA Loans

Equipment Leasing for Auto Repair Shops: How Does It Work?

Posted by Alan Brown on Jan 30, 2019 5:19:01 PM

 

 

Equipment leasing can be used by auto repair shops of all sizes, ranging from a single location to a large brand with multiple shops across the country. Choosing this form of financing over a loan can help you save on upfront costs, such as a down payment or origination fees. So, whether you need to replace or upgrade existing equipment or are starting your auto repair shop from scratch, find out how equipment leasing can help you make it happen.

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Topics: Equipment Financing, Equipment Leasing, Equipment Leasing Strategy, Growth, Business Management, Auto Repair Equipment

How to Boost Your Manufacturing Company with Equipment Leasing

Posted by Alan Brown on Jan 23, 2019 5:23:54 PM

 

U.S. manufacturing is a booming industry, and while it may seem expensive, there are actually quite a few beneficial opportunities that companies can take advantage of. By utilizing equipment leasing to help finance a new or existing manufacturing facility, you can get quick funding with flexible repayment terms.

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Topics: Equipment Leasing, Equipment Leasing Strategy, Business Management, Manufacturing Equipment Leasing

Working Capital vs. Cash Flow: Why You Need to Know the Difference

Posted by Alan Brown on Dec 31, 2018 11:18:59 AM

 

When growing your small business, it’s important to have a firm understanding of your finances. Two of the most important numbers to consider are your working capital and your cash flow. While these figures are related, they aren’t identical. Figuring out each one can help you analyze the health of your business and what steps you need to take in order to ensure future growth.

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Topics: Wokring Capital Loan, What Is Working Capital, Business Management, Cash Flow, Working Capital Strategy

Working Capital: Is an Aggressive or Conservative Strategy Right for Your Business?

Posted by Alan Brown on Dec 26, 2018 2:32:15 PM

 

Managing your small business’s working capital is a delicate balancing act. A more aggressive strategy involves spending more in order to make more. A conservative approach, on the other hand, requires you to save working capital in order to lower your risk. Which one is best for your company? Keep reading to find out!

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Topics: Working Capital Loans, Working Capital Management, Working Capital Needs, Business Management, Working Capital Strategy

6 Technology Upgrades to Get With Equipment Leasing

Posted by Alan Brown on Nov 13, 2018 5:13:47 PM

 

Leasing your technology equipment comes with several benefits. First, you can save a lot of money upfront compared with purchasing all (or even some) of it outright. Second, you can avoid the headache of dealing with outdated equipment and simply upgrade to the newest model or version when your lease is up.

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Topics: Equipment Financing, Equipment Leasing, Business Management, Equipment Upgrades, Technology Equipment Leasing

4 Ways to Compare Small Business Loan Offers

Posted by Alan Brown on Aug 10, 2018 2:16:59 PM

 

When you’re ready to take out a loan to help fund your small business, it’s important to weigh the variables in order to make the best decision for your company. Here are four ways you can determine which financing option to choose.

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Topics: Working Capital Loan, How To Obtain Working Capital, Small Business Loan, Financial Terms, Business Management, Small Business Owner

How to Track Trends in Your Industry (And Why You Should)

Posted by Alan Brown on Aug 10, 2018 12:13:27 PM

 

As a small business owner, it’s important to strike a balance between staying focused on the goal ahead of you while also remaining agile in order to stay ahead of the competition. One way to do this is by tracking trends in your industry. This helps you to predict the future of your market share and also shift your focus to meet consumer needs.

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Topics: Business Management, Small Business Management, Small Business Growth, Tracking Trends

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