Blog Archives

Small Business Lessons: Manage Cash Flow or Perish

[This guest post comes from serial entrepreneur and speaker Elaine Love.] Cash flow management is essential, especially to a small business. As a start-up or small business, the number of income streams may be more limited. When something unexpected interrupts

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Business Finance

Entrepreneurs and the Cost of Predatory Lending

Most Americans realize that small businesses or startups are responsible for most of the new jobs that drive the economy. This process, sometimes called “economic dynamism,” is one in which the failure of one business promotes the creation of one

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Business Finance, Start a Business

Preparing Your Small Business for a Bank Loan

Between bank loans and angel investors, bank loans are usually preferred simply because banks don’t take a huge chunk of your business control in exchange for the money. That said, bank loans are few and far between, and it’s important

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Business Finance, Start a Business

Business Loans 101: 4 Ways to Make Your Business Attractive to Banks

Business loans are not given to people simply for their great ideas. If you’ve got a great business idea, congratulations! But this doesn’t make you unique, and it doesn’t make anyone want to give you money. So what sets a

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Business Finance, Start a Business
Archives