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Navigating the World of Business Funding

Feb 06, 2024

Running a small business is like steering a ship through unpredictable waters. Sometimes, you need extra wind in your sails to reach dry land. That's where business funding comes in.

Even if you don't need money at this very moment, that could quickly change. Here are a few reasons your small business may need funding in the near future: 

  • Expansion: Ready to spread your wings? Whether opening a new location or entering new markets, expansion costs money.
  • Equipment Upgrades: Outdated tools slowing you down? Investing in the right equipment can supercharge your productivity.
  • Inventory Boost: Running low on stock? Having a healthy inventory is crucial for meeting customer demand.
  • Marketing Blitz: Launching a new product or service? Effective marketing campaigns often come with a price tag.
  • Hiring Talent: Growing businesses need skilled hands. Funding can help attract and retain top-notch talent.
  • Technology Overhaul: Staying ahead in the digital game? Upgrading your tech arsenal...
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7 Post-Funding No-Nos

Dec 14, 2022

Whether you’re starting a business from scratch or acquiring one that already exists, you need the funds to make it happen. We’ve talked in length about different TYPES of funding options and how you can do a bit of “hacking and stacking” to work it out in your favor. (Catch up here.

But what happens after the deed is done? After all the research, paperwork, and time, the money is finally yours, and you’re ready to take the small business world by storm. You want to make the most of this opportunity and this investment; however, there are seven common post-funding no-nos that many small businesses make once that money hits their account.


1. Poor Planning: 


Not having a clear plan or strategy for how you will use your funding is a big no-no. You gotta have a detailed plan in place for how you’ll use these new funds to grow your business and achieve your goals. Every dollar should have a job and a purpose.



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Leasing Business Up in July: ELFA

Aug 26, 2020

Generally speaking business volume in the equipment fund segment grew 3 percent in July to $9.1 billion, up from $8.9 billion in June, reports the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association's (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25). The Index reports financial movement from 25 organizations speaking to a cross segment of the hardware money area.

July volume was down 3 percent from July 2019, and year-to-day total volume was down 1 percent from 2019.

Receivables more than 30 days were 2.40 percent, down from 2.60 percent the earlier month and up from 2.00 percent a similar period in 2019. Charge-offs were 0.73 percent, up from 0.71 percent the earlier month, and up from 0.37 percent in the year-sooner period.

Credit endorsements added up to 72.9 percent, up from 71.5 percent in June.

"The July information offers voice to narrative proof from ELFA individuals that, even with rising Covid-19 cases in certain regions of the nation, hardware request stays strong in certain...

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Extraordinary Business Financing Options for Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

Aug 24, 2020

As indicated by one investigation, about 22.5% of new organizations fall flat in the main year that they're ready for action.

One of the fundamental reasons they may fall flat is on the grounds that they come up short on cash or never had a lot in the first place.

In case you're contemplating beginning another business, you should begin to consider your business financing choices. Fortunately, we have a couple of thoughts for you to begin.

1. Apply for a Loan

There are numerous organizations out there who will let you apply for credit with basically no problem.

Others will expect you to have great credit and have the option to demonstrate that you have some better than average loaning history. You should simply apply for an advance, and afterward, get your financing from that point.

2. Plunge into Your Savings

On the off chance that you don't have great credit enough to apply for an advance, you can likewise plunge into whatever reserve funds you have. That way you won't need to...

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