Seasonal Employee Management

Photo from: www.daily.jstor.org/retail-workers-depend-merciful-supervisors/ There are many reasons that staffing needs fluctuate. Perhaps your business is experiencing a growth spurt or a decrease in sales. The most common factor however, is seasonality. Some businesses, like those in retail, experience this far…

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Client Success Story: Fangoria Magazine

Funding Merchant Source client, Fangoria is an internationally distributed, monthly US film fan magazine specializing in the genres of horror, slasher, splatter, and exploitation films since 1979. Starting in 1985, Fangoria branched out into other media outlets including television, films, radio, and…

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A Glimpse into Small Business: Sureca US, LLC

        Sureca US, a family-owned and operated business, is based in Houston, Texas. Sureca was founded in 1973 with the intent to develop abrasive products for the automotive and construction industries. Since conception, Sureca has grown to become one…

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7 Ways to Get Small Business Funding if You Have Bad Credit

If you’re a business owner with a strong credit score, you’re likely to get approved for most or all funding requests. However, if your business is small or relatively new, you may not have the best credit score or financial…

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6 Ways to Utilize Alternative Funding for Your Small Business

Alternative funding allows small businesses to capitalize on new ventures or expansion projects that they may never have had the opportunity to snatch up if it weren’t for additional capital. Continue reading

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Small Business Funding: Key Terms to Know [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’re new to the world of small business funding, it can seem like there’s a never-ending list of buzzwords to keep track of. Continue reading

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6 Common Myths of Alternative Funding

With alternative funding being a relatively new player in the lending industry, it’s easy for businesses and consumers alike to develop preconceived notions or misconceptions. Continue reading

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5 Ways to Improve Your Business’ Credit Score

Your small business’ credit score constitutes the single most important factor in the lending decisions of banks. A subprime credit score (less than 650) can make it next to impossible for small business owners to receive adequate funding from traditional lenders. Continue reading

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The Small Business Smart Spending Checklist [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Since understanding your expenses and learning how to budget accordingly can lift a significant weight off your shoulders, we created this handy checklist to help you spend smarter and breathe easier. Enjoy! Continue reading

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Bank Loans vs. Alternative Funding: Weighing Your Options [INFOGRAPHIC]

Whether or not you qualify for a bank loan, it’s helpful to look at the qualifications and benefits side-by-side with alternative lenders to understand what to expect throughout the application and approval process for each. Continue reading

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