Tag Archives: business credit


A Wall Street Journal Article– There are ways to use IRA and 401(k) funds to finance your start-up business. But it isn’t simply a choice of writing yourself a check. There are significant legal steps. The key is rolling over Read more…


By Ijeoma S. Nwatu— Email marketing is just one of many ways to engage customers and ultimately lead them to purchase a product or service. Building and maintaining a healthy email list is important in learning more about your customer Read more…


A Wall Street Journal Article– Credit-card issuers and banks have been expanding their offerings for small businesses. It is often much easier and faster for start-ups to open a credit-card account than to secure a line of credit from a Read more…


A Wall Street Journal Article– Business partners often start businesses together with little planning and few ground rules. Sooner or later, they discover the hard way that what’s left unsaid or unplanned often leads to unmet expectations, anger and frustration. Read more…


A Wall Street Journal Article Buying an existing business from an owner looking to retire or otherwise cash out is an attractive way to become an entrepreneur. But finding owners who are looking to sell may not be easy. Many Read more…


by SARA SUGAR We have a few inexpensive customer appreciation tricks up our sleeve that can assist you in making your loyal (and soon-to-be loyal) customers feel like the valued patrons they are. After all, happy customers make for even Read more…


A Small Biz Viewpoints Article When you run a successful company, it may seem counter-intuitive to think about leaving for a few days. However, taking a break, whether it’s for a vacation or for a work retreat where you’ll learn Read more…


A Nerd Wallet Article Small Business Development Center advisors can offer you experienced advice, unbiased opinions and the invaluable market knowledge that you need to prepare your small-business loanapplication — all for free. The U.S. Small Business Administration sponsors hundreds Read more…


By Paul Long   August 2016 When I talk with business owners there are always questions and assumptions that get brought up when talking about loans. Most Americans understand basic consumer loans, there are your traditional term loans, lines of Read more…


By Marco Carbajo, Guest Blogger- SBA Published: February 9, 2016Updated: February 9, 2016 Whether we like it or not, access to credit is an essential part of running a small business, but being considered creditworthy can be a challenge. According to Credit Read more…