How to Get a Loan to Buy an Existing Business (Detailed)

Buying an established business is often seen as a lower-risk strategy to get into business ownership. Few entrepreneurs can buy a business outright, and most use a loan to finance the acquisition. In this article, we discuss: Are acquisitions a good strategy? How much does it cost to buy a business? Who provides acquisition loans? […]

How Supplier Financing Helps Grow Your Business

Supplier financing is a form of supply chain financing that can help manufacturing companies and product distributors fulfill more orders and grow their businesses. In this article, you will discover: How supplier financing works The pros and cons of the product How to use it to your advantage What is supplier financing? Three products fall […]

Financing a Business Purchase

When most folks think about becoming an entrepreneur, they often think about starting a company. That is certainly one way to become an entrepreneur. However, another way to become an entrepreneur is to acquire an existing business. This method has some advantages over starting a business from scratch. If you perform your due diligence correctly, […]

How to Finance Walmart Vendor Contracts

Becoming a Walmart vendor and winning an order can be a great thing for any business owner. Walmart is one of the biggest companies in the world and is known for placing large orders. If serviced strategically, Walmart is the type of client that can really help your business grow to new levels. However, large orders […]

Invoice Factoring vs. Line of Credit vs. ABL

Getting business financing can be confusing for business owners. There are a number of different products, each with its own strengths and weaknesses. With this array of bewildering options, how do you decide which product is the right one for your company? In this article, we consider three products that help companies solve cash flow problems. The products are business […]

Invoice Factoring for Startups and Small Businesses

Getting the right type of financing is critical for the success of any startup or small business. Making the right choice is important because the future of your company depends on it. Unfortunately, small business owners often have little time to research all their alternatives properly. They are forced to make a decision quickly. I can help you with […]

Are Merchant Cash Advances Good for Startups?

Merchant cash advances (MCAs) have been gaining popularity in recent years as a short-term business financing tool. Also known as cash advances or ACH loans, MCAs promise to provide easy access to funding for entrepreneurs who need it. While getting an MCA is easier than getting any other type of funding, this ease comes at a cost. Literally. […]

The Facts About Startup Business Lines of Credit

Lines of credit are one of the most misunderstood subjects among startup founders and entrepreneurs. It’s not their fault. Most of the information out there is too generic to be actually useful. And, in some cases, it’s even outright inaccurate. So here’s a primer on startup lines of credit. You are going to learn: How they […]

Six Government Contract Financing Options

Becoming a government contractor has a number of advantages, especially for small businesses. Government agencies buy most types of products and services year-round, they pay on time, and can be great customers. Actually, the government gives small businesses incentives to work with them. There are a number of programs designed to help small companies win more government business. […]

How Clients and Suppliers Can Help Fund Your Startup

For many entrepreneurs, finding money to start a small business is one of the most challenging aspects of being an entrepreneur. It’s just hard. But in this article, we discuss two great – but seldom discussed –ways to finance your business: your vendors and your clients. Both vendors and clients can be a great source of funding – if you […]