Promoting Small Business Growth

In June 2016, Babson College in association with Goldman Sachs published a report, The State of Small Business in America 2016.  As part of this...

How to Protect Your Business From a Hurricane

In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, it’s important to remind coastal businesses that it’s better to prepare for the worst and hope for the best. You...

Tips for Business Owners

October 13, 2016

Top 5 Reasons Your Bank Loan Was Denied

Securing a small business loan can be an incredibly frustrating process. The application process with a traditional bank loan can include weeks of...

Tips for Business Owners

February 23, 2016

4 Loans Your Small Business Might Need

There are two main funding options available for businesses: take out a business loan or bring in investors. Both options have their pros and cons;...

Tips for Business Owners

January 21, 2016

5 Credit Card Processor Fees Costing Your Business

If you own a business and accept credit card payments from customers – or would like to be able to – a credit card transaction processor is a vital...

Tips for Business Owners

November 25, 2015

Business Loan vs. Business Credit Card

It’s an unfortunate statistic for entrepreneurs, but only about half of all new start-ups survive five years or more. Whether it’s because they didn’t...

Tips for Business Owners

November 16, 2015

Business & Personal Finance: How They Interrelate

What happens to your business assets if you declare personal bankruptcy? What kind of personal and/or business credit do banks expect to see if you...

Tips for Business Owners

October 08, 2015