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Managing Your Finances as a Startup

When you’re in startup mode, there are so many things running through your mind. You need equipment, marketing, a website, employees, etc.  With more money being pumped into startups, it’s easy to see this never-ending cash flow as a way

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Why You Need a Personal Brand as a Business Owner & How to Build One

New year, new me, right? Well sort of. As a business owner, it’s important to have a personal brand because whether you’re in the B2B world or the B2C world, you’re in the business of people. People tend to do

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Holiday Shopping

5 Ways to Maximize Your Holiday Hiring

I remember being in the mall in the beginning of October and seeing a sign in Macy’s advertising that they were taking applications for seasonal workers. The holidays offer one of the biggest hiring surges of the year. Here are

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Personal and Professional Development as a Small Business Owner

Let’s think back to our thought process at the age of 8. Girls were icky, boys had cooties and you could eat endless pizza and macaroni and cheese without repercussions. Now, if those thought habits stayed with us into our

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Slowdown in Bank Lending?

In an article this week from Bloomberg, some economists and bankers lament the recent slowdown in commercial and industrial loan originations for businesses.  What started as an optimistic year for business sentiment seems to have cooled somewhat, even though the

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The SBA Microloan Program

Last week the Trump Administration released a guideline for its 2018 budget for the federal government, and it seems clear that many agencies will have make do with less next year.  While we can debate the merits of fiscal austerity

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Springtime and Small Business

It was 75+ Degrees here in the Northeastern US last week, and no matter where you stand on global warming, I think we can all agree those are Spring-like temperatures!  Whether Spring is here to stay or not, we’ve definitely

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Are You Seeking Approval?

The secret is out, working capital advances are no longer a quiet niche in the Alternative Lending landscape or even in the larger financial services industry!  While many thousands of small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have taken advantage of this

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Interest vs. Rate Factor

Know What You Owe – Interest vs. Rate Factor These days small and medium-sized businesses have many funding options at their disposal.  From traditional term loans and lines of credit, to working capital advances and factoring loans, it’s hard to

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A New Way to Pay

Starting, maintaining, and growing a business is a courageous endeavor, requiring a passionate belief in one’s self and abilities; and in many cases, it also requires ongoing access to working capital.  While many larger companies and corporations easily obtain premium

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