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Understanding Your D&B® Credit Limit Recommendations

Understanding Your D&B® Credit Limit Recommendations Your vendors are running businesses, too. When you ask them to extend trade credit, borrowing is a business decision for you and lending is a business decision for them. Understanding what your vendors see when they check your business credit file can help you better plan and negotiate when [...]

By | March 20th, 2018|

Mastering the Art of Small Business Payroll

If you're like most business owners, managing payroll probably isn't your favorite part of being the boss. It's time consuming and stressful, but essential to running the company. Mistakes can be costly and attract attention from government regulators. Many small businesses don't have the cash to hire a dedicated payroll employee. Luckily, there are several [...]

By | January 5th, 2018|

Help Improve Your Cash Flow with the Help of Business Credit

Improve Your Cash Flow with the Help of Business Credit Money doesn’t usually flow into a business at the same rate it goes out – and, in most cases, that rate is constantly changing. Because of this, cash flow management can be hugely important to running a business. After all, you need cash on hand [...]

By | November 30th, 2017|

Choosing an Accounting Method for Your Business

Selecting an accounting method is an important business decision with long-term ramifications. Read about the pros & cons of cash & accrual accounting.

By | September 12th, 2017|

Business Credit and Collections: Stopping Trouble Before It Starts

Setting clear credit policies & internal practices can reduce the risk of being stuck with a bad business debt. Learn how to protect your bottom line.

By | September 5th, 2017|

Help Your Business Get Paid On Time

Help Your Business Get Paid On Time The health of your small business can be inextricably linked to the financial stability of your suppliers and customers. If a vendor goes out of business, your ability to deliver a product can grind to a halt until another supplier is found. Likewise, customers that struggle to pay [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|

4 Extreme Ways to Get Out of a Cash Flow Crunch (and 1 Easier Option)

Is your business in need of additional cash? Here are 5 ways to make a business more profitable in a crunch.

By | March 10th, 2017|

Invoicing

How to Invoice Customers & Protect Cash Flow An invoice is simply a bill that sets the terms for payment(s) to be made after a good or service has been provided. Many businesses invoice customers, including professional services firms and wholesalers. Invoicing can be advantageous because it allows your customers an extended period of time [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|

Line of Credit

Small Business Funding: Lines of Credit A small business line of credit is a standard product offered by many financial institutions such as banks, credit unions, and institutional investment firms. Lines of credit can be a convenient and flexible way of financing for a small business. Is a line of credit the right form of [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|
Talk to a Business Credit Specialist: 1.800.701.7168