How to Get Your Idea for a Startup Off the Ground

Have you been carrying around an idea for the next big thing in your mind? Do you have a groundbreaking business idea that will revolutionize the way the world works? That's awesome news — assuming that you ever do something with this idea. If...

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Tips for Getting an SBA Loan

The Small Business Administration is a government-backed program that helps small businesses get the funding they need to begin or remain in operation. However, because it is a government program, the terms, conditions, and rules you need to follow can sometimes feel...

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Why Small Businesses Should Consider Accounts Receivable Financing

Businesses which sell goods or services to customers, and which invoice these customers for payments, have an easily accessible financial tool available to them called accounts receivable financing. Often simply called AR financing, this type business loan is an...

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Traditional Lending vs. Asset-Based Lending

When it comes to business loans, there are a couple of routes you can follow: traditional lending and asset-based lending. The best option for you will depend on several different factors. Here are a few steps you can take...

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Tips for Financing Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate involves buying property that will be used for business purposes, such as an office, retail shop, restaurant, or industrial space, then leasing out the property to business owners and collecting rent for profit.  This is an excellent...

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Does Your Corporate Structure Affect Business Financing?

Part of the process of creating a legal business entity is choosing your corporate structure, which is how you legally define it to the IRS and to other government organizations. Sometimes, the type of company you run will help...

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Proceed With Caution When Taking on Your First Hire

When you’re trying to build your business from small start-up to something big and thriving, it can be difficult to harness your excitement in favor of keeping a level-head and making the right decisions. However, when it comes to...

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Who Does Equipment Leasing Benefit the Most?

Whether your business is just starting out or you're upgrading the equipment for one that's already in operation, purchasing computers, appliances, machinery and anything else you need for your company can become quite expensive. For this reason, many business...

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The Terms and Conditions to Know Before Factoring

Invoice factoring is common way in which businesses obtain funding to increase cash flow. Often times the financing is used to supply larger orders, increase inventory, or hire more staff to keep up with business growth. While factoring is...

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The Tricks Behind the Fix-and-Flip Real Estate Game

Thanks to reality television shows, house-flipping has seen a surge in popularity in recent years. Though Chip and Joanna Gaines make the fix and flip look easy, many newcomers struggle to find success when they try it out for...

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