Franchises operate a little different than the average business. Since an individual buys into the business and has the benefit of brand-name recognition and marketing, franchise financing works into the equation of business revenue. Here’s a closer look at...
Getting small business loans, also known as SBA loans, can sometimes be more difficult than going to a traditional bank. Some business owners feel this is next to impossible, feeling it’s only for companies that have a strong cash...
Far too many people forget that military personnel eventually finish their tours of duty or retire. Those people then need to decide what to do with the rest of their lives, and entrepreneurship can be just the opportunity they...
When your company relies on heavy equipment to fill orders, finish projects, and keep that working capital steadily rolling in, you definitely face your share of challenges. One of the largest is how to cover the costs of acquiring...
A franchise event brings many benefits to the table for both the franchisor and the franchisee. It’s most definitely a wonderful chance for both parties to fully explore the possibilities that are open to them. However, there’s a fine...
Commodities and resources have always been great sites for investors looking to increase the average return across their portfolios, but both these areas have also been traditionally volatile. Success in energy investment and related fields depends on being ahead...
It’s not uncommon for business owners to seek ways they can save money for their company. This could involve anything from employing as few people as possible to keeping older equipment around. Many business owners think it’s not worth...
The commercial truck industry works on working capital. You need to be able to afford maintenance and fuel up front for any run, hold out reserves against repairs you couldn’t predict, and make payments for overhead services like insurance....
Challenges, responsibilities, and choices are simply par for the course when you’re a financial business partner. However, it’s not enough to simply be a partner in name only. You naturally want to bring some serious value to the table...
Getting commercial real estate financing is a necessary part of setting up a business, but it’s not easy for business owners not aware of their options. Certain loans may provide a better fit than others, depending on the company...