Author: Tom Pennings
Date: 03/14/2018

What is a Borrowing Base?

One of the many challenges entrepreneurs face is keeping their capital levels sufficient enough to fund their growth. Other than cash on hand, many businesses rely on having a business line of credit (LOC) – young,...

Topics: Financing

Author: Michael Hostak
Date: 03/07/2018

Improving Your Business’ Cybersecurity

It seems as though every day there’s another story in the news about a data security breach. As a small business owner with a lot on your mind (and calendar), you can’t afford to lose time or profits due to internet...

Topics: Risk/Fraud

Author: Michael Hostak
Date: 02/22/2018

How to Avoid a Corporate Account Takeover

Identity theft doesn’t just affect individuals. Businesses large and small are often victims of “corporate account takeover,” a form of business identity theft in which cybercriminals take control of a business’s...

Topics: Risk/Fraud

Author: Steve Van Remortel
Date: 02/20/2018

How Will You Prosper in the Future? Gain 20/20 Vision of Your 2020 Vision

Back in the fall of 2000 I had Lasik surgery on my eyes; after the surgery, my doctor asked me to sit up and look at the eye chart on the wall in front of me. For the first time since I was six years old I could see...

Topics: Business Growth

Author: Matt Lemke
Date: 02/07/2018

Cash Management Strategies For Cyclical Businesses

Municipalities and private businesses with cyclical inventory and production requirements often struggle to ensure that they have sufficient cash to consistently fund operations throughout the typical peaks and...

Topics: Cash Management

Author: Sandy Retzki
Date: 01/24/2018

3 Things to Know About Your Small Business’s Working Capital

All small business owners, regardless of industry and employee count, need to understand their company’s working capital cycle, or the amount of time it takes from producing a product or service to receiving payment...

Topics: Cash Management

Author: Mark Sterr
Date: 01/17/2018

Lease vs. Buy: Which Makes the Most Sense for Startups and Other Businesses?

Companies regularly find themselves in the position of having to invest in equipment that will allow them to continue growing their businesses. If those businesses are startups, the need is sometimes more urgent, as...

Topics: Financing, Business Growth

Author: Will Deppiesse
Date: 01/10/2018

6 Steps to Better Manage Cash Flow

Hurrah! You just landed a new large project that will help you grow your business. Now, how are you going to pay for it? You need to process and produce the order, cover the cost of your materials, and you may not...

Topics: Cash Management

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