Loans and Advances: What's the Difference?

Loans and Advances: What's the Difference?

Both small business loans and advances can provide outside funding for small business owners. But it’s important to understand the differences so you can make the best choice.

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Poor Credit and Looking for a Small Business Loan?

Poor Credit and Looking for a Small Business Loan?

If your credit score is less than ideal, many lenders will not want to work with you, including most major banks. However, unscrupulous lenders may take advantage by charging exorbitant rates or other terms that could put you in a significantly worse financial situation. You should understand your s…

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Profitable Small Businesses

Profitable Small Businesses

Odds are about 50-50 that your small business will survive five years or more, according to data from the U.S. Labor Department, Business Employment Dynamics (BED). One way to  substantially improve your chances for profit is to be in the right field

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Top 10 Signs You Have a Cash Flow Problem (and how to fix it)

Top 10 Signs You Have a Cash Flow Problem

Business is going great. You’ve got an innovative product, happy customers, and busy employees. It all seems perfect until you look at the end of the month and realize you’ve got forty two cents in your business account. Chances are you just have a cash flow problem.

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Business Loans for Equipment

Business Loans for Equipment

It can be a thin line between success and failure for a small business and having the right equipment can make the difference.  Equipment can be expensive so small business owners will often need outside financing to afford it.  Here are some tips to make the best decision for your business.

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