Financing Solutions to Keep Your Small Business Afloat

Business Financing
The business world is tough, especially for start-ups and small to medium sized companies. It doesn’t take long to find yourself short on finances and your bank account on a slippery slope going from black to red. In some cases, all it takes is a late payment from a big customer that halts your cash flow, the loss of an important customer, or an unexpected bill you have to pay right away.

These problems don’t always have to mark the end of your business, but they often make it imperative to find a viable borrowing solution. There are many different options to choose from, and finding the right one for you can be daunting. It involves lot of research, and hours spent weighing the pros and cons and trying to balance your books.

If you’re struggling to know where to turn, here are a few options that you might want to consider:

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Tips for Choosing the Best Car Loan

Car Loan
Car loan is one of the biggest debt people will take after house mortgage. While some people can afford to buy a car with outright cash, majority of buyers need to borrow from banks or other lenders. There are many car loans in the market to choose from, and they’re offered by a number of different lenders, from banks to building societies, large supermarkets, car dealerships and independent providers like Nemo Personal Finance. Remember a Nemo loan is secured against your home so you must ensure you can afford repayments.

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3 Tax Deductions Small Businesses Commonly Forget to Take

Home Office
The saying goes there are only two things certain in life – death and taxes. It is difficult to find anyone who likes thinking about either. While you cannot do anything about death, you can certainly find ways to, at least, lower the taxes you need to pay to the government. As a small business owner you have number of things to worry about and keeping track of all the possible tax deductions you can take should not be one of them. This is what you hire accountants and financial planners for. However, it is your responsibility to understand what taxes your small business can claim so that you can plan your expenses accordingly. Below we discuss three tax deductions many small business owners usually forget to pay attention to. Study them to ensure you don’t overpay your taxes.

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A Simple 2-Step Approach to Ensure Financially Secure Retirement

Retirement
Nearly half of all American workers don’t contribute to their 401(k) contributions, which would then be matched by their employer dollar for dollar. This is leaving a lot of money on the table. It’s a sad situation because people who work hard to earn their leaving deserve to have a nice retirement. Think about it! How hard do you work everyday, spend long hours at job at the expense of family, and ensure you have good life now and in the future. But if you don’t start saving early and continue to do so through your earning years you might miss out on the opportunity to have financially secure retirement. So how can you make people remember to save for retirement?

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4 Fundamental Strategies to Maintain Healthy Cash Flow for Subcontractors

Subcontractor
As a subcontractor, you have a challenging job that requires great deal of patience, leadership, and planning for unexpected events that happen almost every day. Maintaining a healthy cash flow and keeping enough cash on hand to pay vendors and employees is one of the most important items subcontractors need to focus on. With some common sense, good strategies in place, and attention to details you can begin to improve your cash flow cycle and maintain better control of your budget. Let’s take a look at some points you need to consider before you take the next job for your contractor.

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How can Small Business Owners Save Business Drowning in Debt

Debt
Companies don’t just go under because of poor management or difficult economy. They also fail for many other reasons such as accepting more orders than they can service, and running out of cash as they try to keep up. Unfair laws are another possibility. For instance, in Britain, utilities have the legal right to underestimate the energy consumption of their small business customers for years, and then back bill them for thousands. Since British businesses are often maximally credit-leveraged, they quickly founder in debt when they are subjected to business shocks of this kind. How do you handle such a situation?

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Calculator: What is the Monthly Payment on an SBA Loan?

Business Loan
Small Business Administration loans are essentially bank loans that are backed by the SBA, allowing businesses to get longer loan terms and lower interest rates than a traditional bank loan. The SBA 7a loan is the most popular of these loans, making it the most applicable loan to small businesses. This calculator will not reflect accurate interest rates or monthly payments for other types SBA loans besides the 7a loan.

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3 Tips for Choosing a Forex Broker

Forex
Foreign exchange is the largest financial market in the world with an average traded value in excess of $4 trillion per day. It functions a little differently to other financial markets in that there is no central marketplace, so all trades must be placed through brokers. A large number of these brokers exist, and that means there are a lot of options for traders to choose from. So how can you narrow them down to find the right broker for you? Here are three important things to consider.

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Pros and Cons of Wealth Management Plans for Small Business Owners

Wealth Management
Wealth management is as important as building wealth for small business owners. Poor wealth management can evaporate all of the hard earned money. A new plan called modular iPlan provides a great alternative to many small business owners looking for a new retirement plan option. With great flexibility and transparent pricing, there are number of positives to modular iPlans, but what about any negatives or things to watch out for? In this blog post, we take a balanced view, assessing both the pros and cons so that you can find out if a modular iPlan is the best choice for you.

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What is Sustainable Investment and Why is it Good for the Society?

Sustainable Investment
Sustainable investing is a unique field of investment that primarily focuses on generating good financial returns for the investors at the same time creates environmental and social benefits. The term sustainable investing research is actually a broad subject as it encompasses investors who have different types of motivations. From investors who are looking to get good financial returns with low risk by carefully evaluating the opportunities and risks to avoid losses to investors looking to proactively advocate or address social and environmental risks through new and unique investment opportunities, everyone needs research before investing.

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