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Survival Tips to Avoid Small Business Failure

Survival Tips to Avoid Small Business Failure

It’s no secret that half of small businesses fail, which means you need to be extra careful to ensure the success of your business. Simple financial mistakes when you’re first starting out can lead to the eventual downturn of your business. The key to building a strong business that surpasses rough times is establishing a sturdy financial foundation. We’ve compiled a list of our top…

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Tips to Spend Your Business Loan Smartly

Tips to Spend Your Business Loan Smartly

When you receive your business loan, it’s tempting to run out to start spending money. Let’s face it, it’s human nature to want to enjoy the finer things in life, however, if you aren’t careful with your business loan spending you can quickly find yourself in trouble. All too often, business owners receive their loan and begin to run out to make large unnecessary purchases….

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Does a Business Expansion Make Financial Sense?

Does a Business Expansion Make Financial Sense?

There comes a point when you will consider whether or not it’s a lucrative move to expand your business. Expanding a business can be a smart choice, however, the key question is how will you finance an expansion? Growing your business will take a great deal of working capital that you may not see a positive return on right away. You’re not only going to…

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Financial Tips for Startups

Financial Tips for Startups

When you start a new business, you’re very optimistic for the future. You never stop to think that your dream may actually fail, but the reality is that it might. You will face tough times ahead. If you want to survive those tough times, you need to prepare in advance to better protect your business from the challenges you’re going to face. Business Loans Direct…

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Top Tips to Manage Your Restaurant’s Cash Flow

Top Tips to Manage Your Restaurant’s Cash Flow

No matter the industry, a company’s cash flow dramatically influences the success of the business. However, for restaurants, you need to ensure you make the most of every single dollar earned to prepare for slow-seasons. By doing so, you’re better able to keep your restaurant afloat during tough times. Business Loans Direct has compiled the best tips to manage your restaurant’s cash flow. Prioritize Operational…

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Demand for Small Business Loans on the Decline

Demand for Small Business Loans on the Decline

Small businesses needing a loan are facing more challenges as the demand for commercial and industrial loans have nosed-dived heading into 2016. In fact, the demand for loans for large and medium-sized businesses tanked over 11 percent, while the demand from small businesses hit a nearly 13 percent decrease. As a result, businesses just aren’t willing to take the risk as the economy declines. Evaluating…

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Find Out Why Small Businesses Increasingly Seek Online Lenders for Business Loans

Find Out Why Small Businesses Increasingly Seek Online Lenders for Business Loans

In today’s world, business owners have multiple options at their disposal when seeking small business loans. Among the most popular option are online loans. More and more small businesses are seeking online lenders for business loans for a variety of reasons. In fact, Morgan Stanely reports online lenders provided nearly $8 billion in small businesses loans in the last year. This is up 68 percent…

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Best Financing Tips for Restaurant Owners

Best Financing Tips for Restaurant Owners

Owning a restaurant in today’s economy is tough, especially after the down turn of the economy. Unfortunately, the number of restaurants that remain successful is small, which is why many traditional lenders consider restaurants to be high risk when applying for loans. This makes it much harder for restaurant owners to gain liquid capital when times get tough. However, that doesn’t mean you’re out of…

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Tips to Finance Your Second Restaurant

Tips to Finance Your Second Restaurant

Opening a second restaurant is a great way to reinvest in your restaurant’s current income. A second restaurant holds the potential to become just as successful as your first. However, opening a second restaurant can be a challenge as lenders may be hesitant to provide the funds you need. If you’re considering opening a second restaurant, Business Loans Direct has the tips you need to…

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Top Business Financing Mistakes to Avoid in 2016

Top Business Financing Mistakes to Avoid in 2016

The U.S. Small Business Administration reports that nearly half of all small businesses don’t survive past their first five years in operation. Among the top reason new businesses fail is largely due to business financing mistakes. Simple mistakes can quickly drive down a once thriving business. As we head into 2016, Business Loans Direct wants to ensure you keep your best foot forward, so we’ve…

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