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Businesses Prepare for 2019 Economic Slowdown with Revolving Credit

It’s true that nothing good lasts forever, and this is especially true in regards to the wildly fluctuating state of the economy. While 2018 proved to be a great year for businesses nationwide, predictions from leading economists warn that this period of tremendous growth is not likely to last in 2019. So, why is anRead More

Fixed vs. Variable Rate Business Loans: Which is Right for You?

Deciding between whether it’s best to use fixed or variable rate business loans can get really frustrating, really fast. At least, that’s what most lenders with crumby financing products would have you believe. The truth is, choosing the right interest rate plan to suit your business needs – while paying the lowest amounts on interest possibleRead More

New Exoskeleton Gives Construction Workers Superhuman Strength

Later this year, Sarcos Robotics will release the Guardian XO: an exoskeleton robot suit designed to give construction workers superhuman strength. Not unlike something from the pages of an Iron Man comic, this latest advancement in construction technology will be used to easily lift materials far beyond the limits of human strength, as well as improve workerRead More

Government Shutdown Closes SBA, Millions of Small Businesses Affected

The government shutdown closed the Small Business Administration (SBA) in Washington DC, affecting millions of small business owners throughout the nation. 1/14/2019 UPDATE: Government Shutdown Now the Longest in American History The government has now been closed for 23 days, breaking the 21-day record set in 1995 by during Bill Clinton’s administration, making the currentRead More

The Seven Deadly Sins of SBA Loan Applicants

There’s seven deadly SBA mistakes that land small business owners in hot water during and after the funding process. Learn how to avoid them to get the funding you need through a faster, easier and smoother process. The Seven Deadly Sins of SBA Loans Is your obsession with SBA loans clouding your judgement? Most small businessRead More

4 FREE Ways to Grow Your Business Faster

Accelerating the growth of your business doesn’t have to cost a ton of money. In fact, many of the fastest and most effective ways to grow a business are free. 4 FREE Ways to Grow Your Business Faster SEO is Your Business’s Growth Partner for Life. SEO, or “Search Engine Optimization” is one of the singleRead More

Small Business Optimism in 2019 Continues to Drop

According to the National Federation of Independent Business’s (NFIB) monthly Optimism Index, small business optimism is on the downwards spiral in 2019. But that doesn’t mean many of the nation’s leading economists and small business CEO’s don’t expect to see continued growth in the new year. So – what does that tell you? Let’s breakRead More

How to Cure Your Financial Hangover from Holiday Retail

It’s been a week since New Years, and the pang of nausea still visits every morning to you wake up. As it turns out, the financial hangovers that retailers suffer post-holidays are screamingly similar to physical ones. Headache. Upset stomach. General anxiety. Maybe a hint of depression. The vague feeling that you made a terribleRead More

Payroll 101: 8 Most Crucial Tips for New Employers

You’re fired up with an idea for a new business, and worked out a strategy to make it happen. Business for you is looking pretty promising, and now you’re ready to hire a small group of employees. Congratulations! But before you get started, there’s a few payroll tips every business owner should know before gettingRead More

2019: The Year of Temporary Pop-Up Shops & Equal Retail Opportunity

Retailers never thought they’d see the day. Slowly but surely, malls and shopping centers are introducing short-term pop-up leases to the retail marketplace. After generations of exclusively multi-year leasing contracts, this new movement is set to change the game for retail businesses of all shapes and sizes in 2019. A New Age of Temporary Pop-UpRead More

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