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Are Business Loans Tax Deductible?

Taxes are one of the biggest expenses you’ll encounter when running a business. Assuming your business is profitable, you’ll have to pay taxes. The good news is that you can often claim write-offs to minimize your business’s tax liabilities. If you buy a product or service that is considered essential to your business’s money-making activities,…

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5 Things You Should Do Before Meeting With an Investor

Are you preparing to meet with an investor? Investors often hold the key to a business’s success. They can loan or give you the money needed to grow your business’s operations into a thriving enterprise. If you don’t make a positive impression, though, you may walk away empty-handed. You can increase your chances of striking…

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Private Lending vs a PPP Loan: What’s the Difference?

You don’t have to tap into your personal savings account or credit cards to finance your business. While using personal funds is always an option, there are alternative ways to get money for your business, including private lending or a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan. Unless you’re familiar with them, you might be wondering how…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Seed Funding

You can’t expect to get your new company off the ground without adequate capital. Whether you’re launching a business-to-consumer (B2C) or business-to-business (B2B) company, you’ll need money to create a profitable company. While there are dozens of ways to secure capital for a new company, many entrepreneurs prefer seed funding. The Beginner’s Guide to Seed…

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How Does Equity Financing Work?

Equity financing has become an increasingly popular financing method for businesses. As the name suggests, it involves exchanging equity for capital. When compared to debt financing, it’s a more flexible financing solution with a lower barrier of difficulty. Whether you run a small, medium or large business, you should consider equity financing. To learn more…

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Hard Money Loan vs Bridge Loan: What’s the Difference?

When searching for short-term financing for your business, you’ll probably come across hard money loans and bridge loans. In recent years, they’ve become increasingly popular alternatives to traditional bank loans. As a result, many business owners assume that hard money loans and bridge loans are the same. While similar, though, there are a few notable…

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Why Your Small Business Should Accept Credit Card Payments

As a small business owner, you might be reluctant to accept credit card payment from customers because of the added transaction fee. While fees vary, it’s not uncommon for businesses to pay 1.5% to 3% per credit card transaction. Cash transactions, on the other hand, won’t charge your small business a fee. With that said,…

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Pros and Cons of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Lending

When researching ways to finance your business, you’ll probably come across peer-to-peer (P2P) lending. In recent years, it’s become an increasingly common financing solution for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Like all financing methods, though, there are advantages as well as disadvantages associated with it. To determine whether it’s the right choice for your business,…

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7 Ways to Improve Your Business’s Cash Flow

Does your business struggle to cover its expenses and liabilities? If so, you should focus on improving its cash flow. Insufficient cash flow will only hinder your business’s success. If your business has little or no cash left over after covering its operating expenses and capital expenditures, you’ll struggle to grow and expand your business….

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How to Choose the Right Location for Your New Business

Are you planning to start a new business? Assuming it’s a local business, you’ll need to choose the right location. Ask any successful business owner and he or she will likely agree: Location can make or break a business’s success. By taking the time to choose the right location for your business, you’ll have an…

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5 Reasons to Consider Equity Financing for Your Business

When planning to launch a new business, you’ll need to choose an appropriate financing method. Regardless of the type of business you intend to launch, you’ll probably incur costs associated with equipment, payroll, insurance, inventory and more. While you can always seek a business loan, however, you should consider a form of equity financing instead….

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6 Ways to Lower Your Business’s Overhead Expenses

How much money does your business spend on overhead expenses? Regardless of what your business does, it will probably incur overhead expenses. Not to be confused with operational expenses, overhead expenses consist of ongoing costs that aren’t directly labor to the production of goods or labor. While there’s no way to completely avoid them, you…

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