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Sales vs. Collections: The Battle Between Growing Revenue and Cash Flow

When you hear the word “collections” it conjures up images of nasty warning letters, harassing phone calls, Repo Man and maybe a scene out of Goodfellas. Those types of collection methods, legal or not, might be part of the collections process at companies…

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Perks of Working for the Underdogs

As a college Senior with the impending doom of entering the real world, the process of looking for a job feels less like embarking on an adventure, and more like a fight to the death with my peers. In this…

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SBA Loan Program on the Spending Chopping Block

Last week the White House announced that government spending cuts due to take effect March 1 would greatly impact the average American and the U.S. economy. On Monday, it brought forward that the Small Business Administration’s guaranteed loan programs are on the…

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The Cliffs of Uncertainty

Uncertainty seems to be the word of the moment. Whether it is about recession and recovery, the elections, federal policies on taxes and healthcare (etc.), uncertainty seems to have caused many businesses, particularly SMBs, to remain in a holding pattern…

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Factoring Gives Invoice Financing a Bad Name

When I tell someone that I work for an invoice financing company, one of two things usually happens. About 30% of the time, I’ll receive a blank look because the person has never heard of invoice financing. I like these…

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Monetizing Data: The Holy Grail of 21st Century Businesses

In today’s world of Big Data, SaaS, virtual products and services, data is king. Companies from the earliest stage tech start-up to the most established brick and mortar want to find ways to monetize their data. For many small and…

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