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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

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

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

The Bittersweet Shipping Industry Outlook for 2019

Between the global trade war and unprecedented shifts in supply and demand, 2018 was a wild year for the US shipping industry. Such a volatile global shipping market begs the question: “What will 2019 bring?”  A Bittersweet Outlook Overall for 2019 Shipping Companies A quick glance shows a promising outlook for the shipping industry nextRead More

Top 10 Trending Small Business Ideas for 2019

If you’re on the hunt for new ways to improve your business in 2019, then you’ve come to the right place! Maybe business has gone stale. Maybe your rate of returning customers is on the decline. Or, maybe you’re just looking for ways to ring in the new year with plans to boost sales, customerRead More

Arkansas & Missouri Small Businesses Prepare for Huge Minimum Wage Increases

On November 6, Arkansas and Missouri voters voted in favor of huge increases to state minimum wages, which are set to go into effect with the start of the new year, on January 1, 2019. The Business Financing Advisors at NBC&S wanted to share everything small business owners in AR and MO need to knowRead More

3 Ways Trump’s New Equipment Tax Code Saves Borrowers Thousands

Are you taking advantage of Trump’s new capital equipment Tax Code? If you own an S-corporation or LLC, and you have a taxable profit in 2018, you have the chance to borrow money to save money! 3 Ways Borrowing Money Saves You Money On Equipment Purchases in 2018 Immediate Write-Offs: Section 179 of the IRS taxRead More

Trump, Farmers, & Trade Wars: US Agriculture Trends in 2018

In the trade war of between China and Trump, farmers in the US are taking a huge hit. A $60 billion dollar hit, to be specific, from China’s variety of retaliatory tariffs on US agriculture exports. Although the tariffs are expected to help encourage domestic purchases of agricultural products, they also threaten to turn USRead More

10 Things You Need to Know About Secured Business Loans

When it comes to applying for a business loan, naturally you need to identify key factors like amount, term, and total cost of borrowing. However, there’s another piece of the puzzle that is just as critical: whether the business loan is unsecured or secured. What is a Secured Business Loan? A secured business loan isRead More

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