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3 Ways to Optimize Your Small Business Working Capital

Posted by Alan Brown on Mar 8, 2019 4:37:25 PM

 

Managing your working capital wisely is essential in successfully growing your small business. What exactly is working capital? It’s the difference between your company’s assets and liabilities. The goal is to have more assets than liabilities, which gives you more flexibility in covering operational expenses and preparing for growth.

 

Here are three ways to optimize working capital for your business.

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Topics: Working Capital Loan, Small Business Loan, Working Capital Management, Small Business Management, Small Business Growth, Working Capital Strategy

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

How to Use Vending Machine Equipment Leasing to Increase Your Revenue

Posted by Alan Brown on Jan 21, 2019 1:00:46 PM

 

Using equipment leasing to add vending machines to your commercial real estate property can be an excellent way to increase revenue with little to no extra effort on your part. It doesn’t matter if you own or manage retail space, office space, or even a residential area—if people are walking by, having one or more vending machines has the potential to bring success.

We’ll show you exactly how (and why) to give it a shot.

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Topics: Equipment Leasing, Equipment Leasing Strategy, Small Business Management, Small Business Growth, Vending Machine Leasing

4 Signs Your Office Needs New Furniture (And How to Finance It)

Posted by Alan Brown on Nov 2, 2018 1:29:58 PM

 

Your receptionist may have been hinting at a new desk chair for months, but when is it time to pay attention to these requests? Here are four signs that your office may be ready for some new furniture. And before you say, “It’s not in the budget,” consider an alternative, cost-effective option like equipment leasing.

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Topics: Equipment Financing, Equipment Leasing, Small Business Management, Small Business Growth

4 Ways Restaurant Equipment Leasing Can Help Your Business

Posted by Alan Brown on Oct 17, 2018 4:52:39 PM

 

Creating a successful restaurant takes skill both in the kitchen and in your financial books. Luckily, the latter doesn’t have to be as difficult as you might expect. You can help improve your restaurant’s finances through equipment leasing. Find out how this method can boost your business in four helpful ways.

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Topics: Restaurant, Equipment Financing, Equipment Leasing, Restaurant Equipment Leasing, Small Business Management, Small Business Growth

Merchant Cash Advances: Pros and Cons for Working Capital

Posted by Alan Brown on Oct 9, 2018 5:31:51 PM

 

Sales-based businesses may consider a merchant cash advance when an infusion of working capital is needed. You’ll receive a lump sum upfront in exchange for an agreed-upon share of future sales that come from debit or credit cards. This kind of short-term financing typically lasts between 6 and 12 months. Is it right for you? Let’s learn more about the pros and cons.

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Topics: merchant cash advance, Working Capital Loans, Working Capital Needs, Small Business Management, Small Business Growth

3 Business Tips for New Restaurant Owners

Posted by Alan Brown on Sep 7, 2018 10:14:10 AM

 

As every restaurant owner knows, the food industry is one of the toughest industries out there. Not only do you have to walk the line separating quality from profit, but you also have to create a warm atmosphere that your customers will want to experience time and time again. And if that wasn’t enough, many new restaurant owners also have to balance books, pay people’s wages, manage orders, and create a fair, equitable schedule for their staff.

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Topics: Restaurant, Restaurant Equipment Leasing, Small Business Management, Small Business Marketing, Small Business Growth

Year 5 and Beyond: How to Grow Your Seasoned Business

Posted by Alan Brown on Aug 29, 2018 4:57:24 PM

 

Surviving (and hopefully, thriving) your first five years as a small business owner is a huge milestone. After all, the vast majority of business fail within this time frame, so it’s a major accomplishment to pass that threshold.

But what should you do in year six?

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Topics: Working Capital Management, Small Business Management, Small Business Marketing, Small Business Growth, Small Business Owner

How to Monitor Your Business Credit

Posted by Alan Brown on Aug 24, 2018 10:09:11 AM

 

Small business owners have to stay on top of both their personal credit and their business’s credit if they want to stay afloat in all economic climates. Thankfully, this is easy enough to do as long as you know where to begin.

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Topics: Personal Credit, Business Credit, Small Business Management, Small Business Growth

6 Financial Terms Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Posted by Alan Brown on Aug 16, 2018 4:52:32 PM

 

When you’re starting your own small business, it’s important to understand the right terminology that comes along with the territory. This can help you evolve from a passionate entrepreneur to a savvy business person. You’ll run your company better and also be better prepared for working with lenders, investors, and other professional relationships.

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Topics: Financial Terms, Financial Jargon, Small Business Management, Small Business Growth, Small Business Owner

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