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By Patrick Kuhn, Vice President – Equipment Finance If you buy or finance equipment for your business, you’ll want to be familiar with this part of the U.S. Internal Revenue…

I was in grade school during the Vietnam War. One of my classmates, Danny, had an older brother who had been drafted and was serving in combat. One day Danny…

The other day I was explaining what I do to a group of relatives – none of whom are entrepreneurs. After explaining that I help businesses solve cash flow issues…

Of all the common misconceptions surrounding the business loan programs offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), one is particularly perplexing: the idea that SBA loans are limited to…

Starting a business can be tough going, but consistently growing it over time may prove even more difficult. For both startup costs and ongoing capital needs, crowdfunding has become a…

Every year, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) helps Americans secure billions of dollars in financing so they can start or grow a business. At the same time, several myths…

When seeking out a traditional business loan, most business owners prepare to put up a significant amount of collateral, often including business property, equity, and personal assets. However, collateral requirements…

Much like the Small Business Administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture manages a number of programs to help certain types of American businesses grow. USDA business loans are a great…

“We were always focused on our profit and loss statement. But cash flow was not a regularly discussed topic. It was as if we were driving along, watching only the…

By Bill Elliott, Ryan Black, and Jorge Varela Business financing options seem endless and, let’s face it, sometimes are confusing. Each type affects your company’s cash flow, taxes, operations, and…

Cash flow is the lifeblood of any business. Although it may seem obvious, cash shortfalls are the primary reason behind the failure of most companies — once their cash flow…

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