September 13, 2011

Basic No-Frills Ways to Finance a New Business

Your plan for financing a new business depends largely upon the type of company you create. Plenty of people start a business and spend no time […]
August 26, 2011

CARD Act Doesn’t Protect Your Business Credit Card

When Congress enacted the CARD Act, legislation that protected consumers from unfair treatment by credit card companies, Washington was praised for enacting real world legislation that […]
October 6, 2010

Unconventional Financing: Accounts Receivable Factoring

A business that has recently started operations or is experiencing sudden expansion requires working capital to grow. Some companies need inventory and can obtain credit from […]
July 29, 2010

Angel investment tax credits generating strong interest

A number of states have passed tax credits for angel investors in an effort spur additional financing and new business formation for entrepreneurs. If early returns […]
July 2, 2010

More banks rejoining SBA lending program

As the economy begins to pick up, more banks are once again using the U.S. Small Business Administration to help give loans to small business owners […]
June 14, 2010

Increase in credit union cap could free up $10B in business loans

Credit union activists are trying to encourage lawmakers raise the credit union lending cap – a move that could allow credit unions to give out $10 […]
June 4, 2010

Recent loan advance scam targeting small business owners

A recent wave of fraudulent loan scandals has targeted small business owners who may have been denied credit at other lending institutions as they try to […]
May 11, 2010

Small business lending bill may benefit prospective business owners

The Small Business Administration reports that small businesses are predicted to lead economic recovery as SMBs have created 64 percent of net new jobs in the […]
May 6, 2010

Good credit scores set up companies for success

Some entrepreneurs think the brilliant business idea is all they need to make it big. Unfortunately, there are some logistics that can keep even the greatest […]
May 6, 2010

Banks’ increased loans may spark business startups

President Barack Obama asked banks to help finance small and starting companies last year as experts predict these companies will drive economic recovery. Now, it seems […]