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Small Business Survival: What To Do When the Big Banks Won’t Lend

Are big banks lending enough to small businesses? Anyone involved in the small business sector has heard this question as of late. Numbers prove that lending from large institutions has gone down due to the recent financial crisis (as the FDIC … Continue reading

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Credit Bureaus: Friend or Foe?

Extending credit to customers is an intelligent business process that can be immeasurably valuable in gaining customer loyalty. However, if not done both carefully and thoughtfully, it can become one of the most damaging practices in business. Previously, we worked through the process of … Continue reading

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Win Over Your Customers with Online Payments

Nearly 50% of U.S. small businesses send at least five invoices a day and still, somehow, unpaid receivables remain a chronic disease for small businesses.             A survey by Aite Group revealed that over 50% of small businesses (or 1 in every … Continue reading

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