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How to establish trust with your bank

Coldwell Banker

According to a recent survey, financial services and banks were noted as the least-trusted industries in 2012.  Despite the fact that the financial crisis occurred five years ago, people are still concerned about the reliability of banks. The 2012 Edelman Trust Barometer had more than 30,000 online respondents, in which only 46% of U.S. respondents… Read More →

Research potential clients online to protect against fraud

by in Blogs | Featured | Finance

While many business-to-business companies use the internet as a way to gather information on the individuals and organizations they interact with, the web can reveal much more than an  address, phone and basic facts on the products or services offered. Before getting into business with a company, it is important to do your research—and the… Read More →

SBA Loans 101: Funding Small Business Expansion

Small Business Association, SBA Loans
by in Columnist Spotlight | Finance

Funding expansion of small business creates new jobs: SBA Loans 101 All the talk about the American Job Act has many thinking about how crucial the creation of jobs is to an economic turnaround. The reality is a majority of new jobs will not be a result of hiring by large corporations or government; new… Read More →

Considering Factor Financing Helps Companies Protect And Grow

Factor Financing
by in Columnist Spotlight | Finance

Considering Factor Financing Helps Companies Protect And Grow Companies faced with a cash-flow squeeze and slow-paying customers can quickly find their own credit ratings at risk and face difficulty securing a credit line or loan. When you don’t quite qualify for a traditional loan, receiving an advance against invoices or accounts receivable from asset-based lenders… Read More →

Managing Cash Flow And Increasing Cash Balance

Managing Cash Flow, Increasing Cash
by in Columnist Spotlight | Finance

The phrase “Cash is King” has never been more true in business than it is today. Unfortunately, while many companies are finding themselves short on cash, lending requirements have become extremely stringent. Moreover, increasing sales don’t always equal increased cash flow ― especially if the sales are credit sales. Managing cash flow effectively requires close… Read More →

Buyer Beware: Pick Your Lenders Wisely

Buyers, Choose Your Lender Wisely in Phoenix, Arizona
by in Finance

A struggling economy and changes in lending practices during recent years made it difficult for many business owners and companies to qualify for traditional bank loans or equity lines of credit. The good news is times are changing. While, the days of securing money easily may never return, banks are beginning to ease up as… Read More →