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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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Everything You Need to Know About Bridge Financing

Have you heard of bridge financing? Although there are dozens of financing options available for entrepreneurs and business owners, bridge financing has become one of the most popular in recent years. It’s typically used in the commercial real estate industry to cover the initial purchase of real property. If you’re considering bridge financing, though, there…

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Do I Need Business Credit to Get a Loan for My Business?

Building personal credit is difficult enough, but it’s even more difficult to build business credit. As a result, you might be wondering whether you can secure a business loan with bad or no business credit. Most lenders will look at your business’s credit score when applying for a loan. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that…

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Debt Financing vs Equity Financing: Which Is Right My Business?

You can’t start a business without first securing capital. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), most small businesses in the United States are started with less than $25,000. Unless you have that kind of money saved up, you’ll have to seek funding from a bank, lender or investor. While there are dozens of ways…

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What Is an Operating Lease?

Nearly all businesses require some type of equipment to produce and sell their goods or services. Unfortunately, the high cost of equipment may prevent businesses from buying their equipment outright. But there are other ways to secure equipment for your business without purchasing it, including the use of an operating lease. What Is an Operating…

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What Does Acquisition Mean in Business?

Acquisitions play an important role in the long-term success, as well as growth, of many companies. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, for example, has reportedly acquired over 200 companies, including the telecommunications company Motorola Mobility for an estimated $12.5 billion. But even smaller companies use acquisitions to strengthen their market presence. So, what does an acquisition…

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What is Accounts Payable?

When running a business, you’ll have to spend on money on products or services related to your organization’s operations. A landscaping company, for example, may need to purchase lawnmowers, fertilizer and grass seed. Likewise, a retail store may need to purchase inventory, advertising campaigns and building maintenance. The term “accounts payable” refers to short-term debt…

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What is ROI? Return on Investment Basics

There are a variety of metrics you can use to analyze your business’s health. Monitoring operational expenses, for example, gives you a better understanding of how much money your business spends on regular, ongoing expenses like payroll, marketing, utilities and lease. One of the most important financial metrics for your business or investment is ROI….

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What are the Primary Sources of Funding for Entrepreneurs?

One of the biggest challenges faced by entrepreneurs looking to start their own business is funding. There’s an old saying that you have to spend money to make money. Without capital, an entrepreneur won’t be able to buy inventory, cover payroll or the many other expenses associated with launching a business’s operations. So, what are…

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5 Small Business Funding Mistakes you Should Try to Avoid

One of the biggest challenges faced by small business owners is trying to acquire funding. There’s an old saying that you have to spend money to make money. Startups, however, typically have little-to-no revenue, so they are forced to seek business funding from outside sources. If you’re in this same boat, you should try to…

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How to Start a Small Business?

Starting a business is a dream shared by millions of entrepreneurs. It allows individuals to control their own financial destiny. Rather than working for another company, for instance, small business owners work for themselves. When their business succeeds, they’ll reap the direct benefits of this success. So the question on everyone’s mind is how to…

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What is Equity Capital?

Equity capital is funding raised in exchange for full or partial ownership of a company or business. Investors offer capital to businesses, especially startups, in exchange for “equity.” This differs from a traditional loan in the sense that the business doesn’t have to pay it back. Rather, the business gives partial ownership — in the…

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