In today’s world, it is getting increasingly common for people to pay attention to their personal credit score and how to protect and improve it. It is important, however, for small business owners to remember that this is not the only credit score that can have major implications for their future.
From law changes to economic shifts, there are a range of things that can raise the operating costs for small businesses. So, expense increases are a common challenge for such companies.
The economic conditions for small businesses can shift quite a bit over time. What will 2019 hold for such companies? Some predict that it could be a challenging year for U.S. small businesses.
With the new year about to start, many companies are reviewing their financial situation in order to help set their goals for the upcoming year. Some business owners may end up seeing some things they don’t like during such reviews.
Entrepreneurs have fallen victim to a growing scam that uses a legal document as a weapon to strip away funds from growing companies. The fraud also relies on the New York court system and an owner’s eagerness to expand into new markets.
Small business owners sometimes encounter challenges when it comes to getting financing for their company. For example, they might not get approved for as big of a loan from the bank as they were hoping for. When this happens, some business owners might be tempted to stack loans.
The last part of the year, including the holiday season, can be a very impactful time for small businesses.
Debt can serve some very important purposes for businesses. For many companies, it can be a critical source of financing for getting off of the ground or growing. In a 2017 survey, around 77 percent of polled small business executives pointed to money from financial institutions as being important for small business success.
Filing bankruptcy can be an extremely difficult time for businesses. Will the business be able to stay open? Will employees be laid off? These questions can be overwhelming and depend on which type of bankruptcy a business chooses.
Businesses can have a wide range of capital needs. Sometimes, companies will turn to credit to meet these needs. There are a range of different credit options businesses can have. One is a business line of credit.