How to Avoid a Common Small Business Mistake

After years of helping clients, we've found that the most common small business mistake is poor cash flow management. Cash flow is one of the key financial documents you should monitor and keep up to date. Your accountant can...

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Denied a Small Business Loan? Try Alternative Lenders

If you were denied a small business loan, it may be for a good reason. As we discussed in some of our previous posts including ‘Small Business Lending is Booming’; ‘4 Tips to Secure a Small Business Loan’; and...

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Get Capital Without Getting Clobbered

Just because you can get capital, doesn’t mean you should. So, how can you get capital without getting clobbered? Follow these three simple steps: As we said in our post, “Small Business Lending is Booming”, the market is awash...

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Best Small Business Loans & How to Qualify for Them

Getting the best small business loan for your business is often critical to a business’ success. The question is, which are the best for you, and how do you qualify for them? Getting a small business loan can be critical...

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How to Avoid Looking Stupid When Talking to Banks

Luckily, there are few hacks you can use to avoid looking stupid when talking to banks. All professionals speak in code.  It’s not intentional.  It’s just how they were taught.  After using it so much, they forget that...

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Small Business Lending is Booming – Are you Ready?

“The small business lending market is booming, and it's not the traditional banks that are benefiting.”, Donna Fuscaldo from Fintech wrote in her article “PayPal's Latest Milestone: $10 Billion In Small Business Loans” published in Forbes this month.  It’s not just...

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4 Tips to Secure a Small Business Loan

When trying to secure a small business loan, there are several things to consider. Our blog post “How to Take the Pain Out of Getting a Loan” discussed in detail some of the steps to doing this, but an article we read...

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How to Get a Small Business Loan Painlessly

The most important thing to think about when getting a small business loan from a lender is your personal credit.  Few small businesses have a long enough track record to have a long credit history.   Even those that do,...

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3 Key Hacks to Qualify for a Small Business Loan

It’s unlikely that you will qualify for a small business loan with a credit score less than 700. A score of 720 seems to be the magic number. Above which, your likelihood increases dramatically, and below which, it decreases...

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