It Is Not All About Money – Social Capital

All of our blogs up until now have been about money and financing but this one is a bit different. Social capital is “the networks of relationships among people who live and work in a particular society, enabling that society to function effectively”. Because of our involvement in our local community and in the[…]

What Is A Bridge Loan?

You have probably heard the term but do you know what it really means? A bridge loan is a short term loan that allows you to cover purchases, payroll, inventory, expenses or other costs while you wait for longer term financing or revenue. For example, you are buying a new dump truck for your construction[…]

How Can I Use Account Receivable Financing?

If you are like many businesses, you need to purchase materials and products to fill orders and serve clients. Unfortunately (as many applicants on Shark Tank say), it can be hard to pay for the materials needed to fill a large order until you have received payment for the large order. So what can you[…]

Bank Turn You Down For A Commercial Loan?

You visited your business bank and applied for a corporate loan. After supplying the paperwork they requested, and patiently waiting, they turned you down. So are you out of luck? Not necessarily! There are many funding options available from short-term, high-interest loans to longer-term, lower-interest loans, AR Financing, Merchant Cash Advances and other alternatives. If[…]

Using Factoring for Cash Flow

It’s not uncommon for businesses to face cash flow problems. Unfortunately, not every business owner can qualify for a traditional business loan. If you’re dealing with cash flow issues and have customers that are slow to pay their invoices, factoring can provide a solution. What Is It? Factoring (or invoice factoring) offers an alternative to[…]


Leadership is a necessary character trait of any successful captain, however, this is not a lesson often offered in the curriculum at school. Successful executives who emanate leadership are so much more than their ability to make influential decisions and direct team meetings, but it took them time to embody a positive and benevolent leader.[…]