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Business Loan vs Credit Card: Which Financing Method Is Best?

Is lack of capital restricting your business’s growth? All businesses need capital to grow. When seeking capital, though, you might be wondering whether to choose a loan or credit card. Loans and credit cards are financing solutions. While you can use either of them to grow your business, they aren’t the same Business Loan vs…

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What Is Follow-On Funding? Here’s What You Should Know

A single round of funding probably won’t suffice. Most businesses go through multiple rounds of funding. Startups, for instance, typically go through four rounds of funding, including Seed, Series A, Series B and Series C. While you can seek funding from a variety of different sources, you may want to look at your business’s existing…

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5 Benefits of Using a Bridge Loan to Finance Your Business

Bridge loans have become a popular financing solution for businesses. Also known as a “bridging loan” in the United Kingdom, it’s a short-term loan that’s designed to finance a business’s operations until the business secured long-term finances or generates a sufficient amount of capital. Bridge loans live up to their namesake by bridging gaps in…

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What Is a Secondary Buyout and How Does It Work?

Buyouts are common in the corporate world. Even if a company isn’t publicly traded, an investment firm may purchase a controlling interest in it. This is typically done by purchasing shares of the company. Investment firms may agree to purchase enough shares of the company so that they have a controlling interest in it. With…

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An Introduction to Capital Structure in Business Financing

Have you heard of capital structure? It’s a financing concept that nearly all types of businesses use. Whether you have a small business, medium-sized business or a large business, you may use capital structure. All businesses need capital. Capital structure reflects the way in which businesses raise and use capital to finance their operations. For…

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The Pros and Cons of a Secured Line of Credit

If you’re thinking about using a secured line of credit to finance your business’s operations, you might be wondering what advantages and disadvantages it offers. Many businesses use a secured line of credit. Rather than obtaining a loan, they’ll seek a line of credit from a bank or alternative lender. What are the pros and…

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An Introduction to Company Buy-Backs and How They Work

Company buy-backs have become increasingly common. While some companies issue dividends to reward shareholders with a portion of their profits, others buy back some of their shares. If you own a publicly traded company, you might be wondering whether a company buy-back is a smart decision. To learn more about company buy-backs and how they…

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Working Capital vs Net Working Capital: What’s the Difference?

Working capital and net working capital are two common financial terms used in accounting. Whether you’re trying to obtain a loan for your business, or if you’re simply hoping to improve your business’s cash flow, you may want to evaluate your business’s working capital and net working capital. Doing so will give you a better…

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5 Reasons to Consider a Stock Buyback

Are you thinking about buying back some of your business’s stock from shareholders? Known as a stock buyback, it’s a common financial strategy used by countless businesses. Whether your business is private or publically traded, it probably has shareholders. With a stock buyback, you can reclaim some of these shares. Stock buybacks offer several benefits,…

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How to Obtain Late-Stage Financing for Your Business

Startups aren’t the only businesses that need financing. Late-stage businesses often require financing as well. With extra capital on hand, they can enter new markets, develop new products and refine their operations. If you’re thinking about obtaining late-stage financing for your business, though, there are a few things you should know. How to Obtain Late-Stage…

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What Is Purchasing Order Financing?

Traditional bank loans aren’t the only way in which you can finance your business. If your business accepts purchase orders from its customers or clients, you may want to consider purchasing order financing. Purchase order financing is an alternative form of financing that, as the name suggests, revolves around purchase orders. What is purchase order…

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How to Prepare Your Business for Rising Interest Rates

In response to COVID-19, the Federal Reserve took decisive action to support the U.S. economy. In addition to buying bonds from banks, it slashed the federal funds rate to just 0.25%. The federal funds rate, of course, represents the interest rate that banks are allowed to charge. A low federal funds rate makes borrowing money…

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