5 Best Ways To Get Slow Payers To Pay Up - Small Business Resources

5 Best Ways To Get Slow Payers To Pay Up - Small Business Resources - http://www.em4b.com Avatar Posted by JulieR under Finance
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Made Hot by: on February 19, 2008 10:41 pm
5 ways to help you get slow payers to pay up. Read More

Banks tighten lending standards for business loans

Banks tighten lending standards for business loans - http://www.msnbc.msn.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Raising Capital
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Made Hot by: on February 19, 2008 1:37 am
The mortgage credit crunch has spilled over into business lending as local banks are less risk-inclined than they used to be and credit is harder to come by for businesses, U.S. Small Business Administration officials said. The number of SBA-backed loans from banks has trended down as banks toughen their standards and small businesses are more cau Read More

100 Financial Calculators Every Entrepreneur Needs

100 Financial Calculators Every Entrepreneur Needs - http://www.businesscreditcards.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Finance
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Made Hot by: Shelly on February 18, 2008 7:01 pm
Many entrepreneurs don't have the luxury of having a separate accounting department, instead doing their own number crunching. It's not always easy, but you can make it less difficult by making use of the huge number of free financial tools for businesses that are available on the Internet. Here are 100 calculators that can help you get and keep y Read More

Small Businesses Protest Backdoor State "Activity" Taxes

Small Businesses Protest Backdoor State "Activity" Taxes - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by Fenessy under Taxes
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Made Hot by: on February 18, 2008 6:56 am
A House Small Business Committee hearing was called this week to examine a trend that is alarming small businesses across the country. A growing number of states are imposing so-called "business activity" taxes on companies that have a connection, or "nexus," with the state. A nexus can exist, even though a business has no employees or physica Read More

Find tax breaks for your business

Find tax breaks for your business - http://money.cnn.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Taxes
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Made Hot by: on February 11, 2008 6:44 pm
Federally speaking, there are a wide variety of tax benefits for small businesses. Many depend on the type of business you own. One of the most fundamental, but dramatic, is available to LLCs and corporations with S-status. If they're eligible, they only pay tax at the shareholder/owner level, as opposed to paying at the corporate level and again Read More
This is an excellent interview with Joel Spolsky of Fog Creek Software about how to bootstrap your business without taking money from a venture capitalist. Joel gives excellent advice for the majority of entrepreneurs who will start their companies up without being backed by a venture capitalist. Read More

Raising Capital in an Economic Slowdown

Raising Capital in an Economic Slowdown - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Raising Capital
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Made Hot by: on February 7, 2008 6:17 am
Raising capital is difficult under normal conditions, and a tight credit market and fears of an economic slowdown have made the challenge harder. Unproven early-stage companies could face a tough time finding funds from informal investors who are less willing to take risks in an unsteady economy. Firms looking for equity investments should expect Read More

Peer-to-peer lending gaining steam

Peer-to-peer lending gaining steam - http://www.newsobserver.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Raising Capital
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Made Hot by: on February 6, 2008 1:21 am
Make way for peer-to-peer lending - where anyone with Web access can be a banker and small business owners are finding a new way to raise cash. The industry is still in its infancy, but has been catching fire as major players enter the market. The UK's Zopa - considered the grand-daddy of the niche - launched its U.S. operations in December, Cali Read More

Perfect credit not needed for business lender (w/video)

Perfect credit not needed for business lender (w/video) - http://www.chron.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Raising Capital
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Made Hot by: on January 27, 2008 6:30 pm
All Monique Walker needed was $5,000 to rebuild her business in Houston after Hurricane Katrina. But the banks said no. Arga Bourgeois needed $10,000 to expand her store, the only health food outlet in her black neighborhood. But the banks said no. Both women found help with Acción Texas, a nonprofit lender that provides microloans to startups or Read More

Community banks have edge in small business loans

Community banks have edge in small business loans - http://www.murfreesboropost.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Raising Capital
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Made Hot by: on January 22, 2008 2:54 am
Community banks often have the edge in securing small-business clients because of the personal attention they can provide and the knowledge they have of their market; many have bankers who have worked in the same market for more than 30 years. These types of banks offer a full range of services and are able to make decisions locally, based on the Read More
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