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Small businesses need to re-invest in business financing options.

Small Business Financing Options | Celebrate Your Small Business | Behalf

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Last week was specifically dedicated to honoring small businesses throughout the country. And, for good reason. Small businesses provide nearly half of the US’ goods and services and create two out of every three new jobs. But, while small businesses continue to fuel our economy they also face many obstacles, especially when they are exploring business financing options. According to The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the two biggest challenges for small business owners are access to business credit…

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Small Business Loans For Women & Alternative Financing | Behalf

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By Rachel Siegman April 5, 2016 General Business, Small Business The growth rate of female entrepreneurs is booming, but are small business loans for women keeping up? The 2014 State of Women Owned Business report calculated that the number of female owned businesses increased 59% since 1997. As such, businesses owned by women are increasing at a rate 1 ½ times the national average.Despite this growth, small business loans are often considered harder to attain for women than for men….

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Do You Have Business Financing Figured Out? 3 Tips To Become A Sharp Borrower | Behalf

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When it comes to your business, you know the space inside and out. You’re passionate about what you’re selling and have a good understanding of your competition. But, as you sit down at your desk with your computer and yellow pad at hand, you realize that running your business means so much more than understanding your market alone. You need to figure out business financing to run and maintain production. Aside from the stats of what you can qualify for,…

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Man shooting a basketball - A merchant cash advance can help your business

Merchant Cash Advance For Small Business Purchases | Behalf

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Sometimes, the pressures of financing inventory for a small business can feel like taking the game-making shot just as the buzzer goes off. You’re running low on a product that’s in high demand and need to act quickly to restock. The time pressure weighs heavy on your shoulders and you can almost hear the the stopwatch counting down. Is a merchant cash advance the best short-term financing option for your small business? But, as any avid basketball fan will tell…

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When Should You Outsource Your Business’s Accounting?

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This post is contributed by Jeanne Grunert. As we previously discussed, entrepreneurs often want to run every aspect of their business themselves, but know on some level they must delegate their efforts. A common debate is whether or not accounting should be spearheaded in-house or outsourced. How can you decide who should handle your accounting? Startups can use an accounting firm to handle their routine tasks or to audit the company’s books and prepare their tax statements at the end of…

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