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Helpful Information about Business Financial Loans

Helpful Information about Business Financial Loans

When starting a business or if you need financial assistance for an existing business, there are several business financial loans. Depending on the size of the loan and the business will help in decisions about what is right for you.

Loans Guaranteed From Small Business Administration

The small business administration does not give you a loan directly, but can guarantee financial institutions that it will be paid. This loan runs according to the requirements of the small business association. 7 (a) loan programs are the most flexible and the most widely used SBA. The main types 79a) loans are express programs, export loan programs, rural lender excellence programs, special purpose loan programs, CDC / 504 loan programs, micro loan programs, and disaster relief loan programs. This loan is made for businesses that already exist and are starting.

Before Applying for Small Business Administration Loans

There are a number of things that you need to do before you apply for any loan program. Before getting a loan with SBA, you must first try to be funded through a different source. If the requirements are reasonable and you qualify, you don’t need an SBA.

If you do not meet the requirements, then you can apply for an SBA loan program if your business meets the requirements of being a small business. Check the types of loans they offer and make sure they meet the requirements. Make sure the program you submit will provide you with enough financial assistance needed. Look to see if there are specifications you need to know.

Financial Information for Business Finance

Some financial information for your business finances will differ depending on whether you already have a business or are just starting out. If you have an existing business, then you will need the last three years of …

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Financial Advisor Marketing – How to Avoid Missing the Boat to Affluent Womenville

Financial Advisor Marketing – How to Avoid Missing the Boat to Affluent Womenville

Recently, on a cruise to Cozumel, the crew shared that there are always a few guests who miss the boat after stopping at port. While you may not believe this could happen at every port, the crew assured us it was the truth. Interestingly, the same thing happens with financial advisors who want to work with affluent women. As hard as that is to believe, some financial advisors just don’t realize that they need to approach affluent women differently if they want to get the results they desire.

A dramatic illustration of this are the studies that show that after the death of the first spouse, up to 98 percent of widowed affluent women will fire their financial advisor. Amazing — 98 percent! Why is that? Affluent women need different things from financial advisors than affluent men. The great news is if you take the time to learn a few simple techniques to better serve your female clients, you can be rewarded with an entry into an extremely lucrative niche market.

Ask-learn vs. tell-respond

Top financial advisors take the time to listen and ask questions, understanding that it’s the best way to improve their skills and grow their practices.

Top financial advisors listen to their affluent clients (not the chronic complainers who should be terminated or referred elsewhere) in order to really understand what they need. Top financial advisors also ask questions — in a non-intimidating way — of people who fit their profile of an “ideal” client, centers of influence (COI) who service their niche market, and other successful people they want to emulate.

When starting out as a financial advisor, it’s easy to ask questions because there’s so much we don’t know. But …

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Five Common Reasons Why Businesses Struggle

If your business is going through a difficult time, then you may be considering your options. To help assess your own situation, here are five common reasons why companies struggle…

1. STARTING A BUSINESS FOR THE WRONG REASONS Many people launch a business to try and earn more money or to give themselves a greater work/life balance, which means they often find it difficult when things pan out the way they do. Better reasons for starting a business include a genuine passion for the sector, because you thrive on independence and you have the determination and patience to succeed.

2. BAD MANAGEMENT Research has shown that the biggest reason why companies fail is down to how they are run. Experience is essential, but so it expertise. Both can be difficult attributes to obtain, but together they can give a business the best chances for success. Someone who is a strong leader and can remain fully-focused on the business, never missing opportunities and always looking to the company’s future will be well-placed to achieve success.

3. NOT ENOUGH CASH FLOW No matter what the size of your company, cash flow remains one of the biggest reasons why companies struggle and fail. While planning will help, if you find yourself without a good cash flow, then you may be forced to take action. Factoring and Invoice Discounting could be the right solution to help you avoid liquidity problems.

4. IN THE WRONG LOCATION Many companies get this wrong and never really understand why their company struggled. You need to find a location that’s convenient for your client base, well-suited to your industry (ie, if clients like to drive to meetings, you’re going to need free parking and meeting rooms), and not next door to a business that will overpower you …

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Financial Plan Strategies

Personal finance advice may put you to sleep. It’s difficult to just read a recipe for success and then implement it the next day. Give up-itis might be your current attitude.

You may be wondering what give up-itis is. To explain that, let me share with you a story from Donald O. Clifton’s book, “How Full Is Your Bucket?”

U.S. Army chief psychiatrist, Major (Dr.) William E. Mayer, did a study of the lives of soldiers who were held as prisoners in the Korean War. He studied 1,000 cases of soldiers who suffered extreme psychological depravement as POWs. These people didn’t suffer physically as in being tortured, but they were systematically deprived of the normal benefits one can receive from friendship and support. They caught a deadly disease: extreme hopelessness.

The methods used to cause this hopelessness were conniving and deceitful. The death rate in the POW camps there rose to 38%, the largest in military history. Half of those soldiers died because they had given up.

To break down the spirits of the soldiers, they were offered small rewards for ratting out their fellow inmates. There were no consequences to the soldiers because of the snitching, however distrust and hatred ran rampant throughout the camp. The North Koreans in charge held mandatory group meetings where the prisoners were forced to tell of all of the bad things they had done and any instances of good that could have been done, but failed to be done. Without emotional support, the prisoners soon began to give up. Some would go into their huts, sit in a corner, pull a blanket over their heads and were dead within two days.

You may have suffered from a recent financial loss of some kind, perhaps a loss of a spouse, a job …

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Open Market Option Is Absolutely Essential To Get The Best Annuity Rates

As you approach retirement you need to consider your retirement income options and think about your annuity purchase. The first thing to remember about annuity purchase is that you do not have to buy your annuity from the pension company that you saved with. There is an option that was introduced to ensure you get good value from your savings and this is called the open market option.

Retirement is not just about securing your income for this year or even just next year it is about ensuring that you have enough income for the rest of your life. Annuities are often called lifetime annuities simply because they last for your lifetime. As well as considering yourself of course you need to consider those that depend on you for income, such as your spouse or partner. If you were to die early and unexpectedly would they be able to cope financially?

Lifetime annuities can be purchased with many different options and each has a place in retirement planning, however, each also does cost an amount of starting income. As they say there is no such thing as a free lunch, the same is true with annuity purchase. Each option you choose to protect yourself and those that depend on you will lower the amount of income that your pension starts at. Now of course this is why the open market option is essential when you come to purchase your annuity.

The open market option allows you to take your pension fund and the shape of the annuity you wish to purchase to the open market to find an annuity provider that will give you the most income for the accumulated pension fund you have. This is very powerful option and should not be disregarded lightly. The difference between …

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