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June 22, 2021

B2B Online Payments Are Here to Stay

As most of us would agree, the current and lingering COVID-19 pandemic has altered how we live, eat, and pay our bills as consumers and SMEs. It should come therefore as no surprise that commercial banks and others who are in the B2B payment industry are focusing additional time and capital to provide these types […]

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June 17, 2021

3 keys to an effective collection effort

A successful collection effort is an important component of any business.  It plays a major role in the revenue cycle; not only do you have to close the sale and provide the product or service, but no transaction is complete until payment is collected.  The ability to collect in full and in a timely manner […]

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June 8, 2021

What are the Key Differences Between a Bank Loan and Factoring?

One of the most common questions we get asked is how does factoring differ from a bank loan or another traditional capital source. This is an excellent question and I will answer this by addressing key differences between the two in the short article. In the simplest sense, the difference between a bank loan and […]

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April 6, 2021

A conversation with Fred G. Parrish

This month, I had the pleasure of speaking directly with Fred G. Parrish, founder of The Profit Experts and co-author of The E-Myth Chief Financial Officer: Why Small Businesses Run Out of Money and What to Do About It with Michael E. Gerber. There are those of us who still hold tight to our copy of The E-Myth.  For me, it […]

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March 1, 2021

A quick look at trade finance

Trade finance is a catch all term, covering any form of financing in a trade transaction, both domestically and internationally. Common forms of trade finance: Supply chain finance (aka reverse factoring and payables financing) Factoring (invoice financing) Purchase order (PO) financing Letters of credit and guarantees Benefits to using a trade financier: Reduced risk – […]

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February 25, 2021

CASE STUDY: Department of Defense contractor needed liquid capital

Background General description:Midsized ammunition manufacturer State of formation: Florida Customer type: Government entities including the United States Department of Defense Companies that benefit from factoring of government receivables may be contractors for federal, state or county contracts. In many cases, minority and women-owned businesses and SBA 8(a) organizations are eligible to factor government receivables. When […]

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February 25, 2021

CASE STUDY: Restrictive bank financing held back this IT staffing company

Background General description:Information technology (IT) temporary staffing company Customer type:Government entities including the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, United States Postal Service, and General Services Administration Companies that benefit from factoring of government receivables may be contractors for federal, state or county contracts. In many cases, minority and women-owned businesses and SBA […]

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February 25, 2021

CASE STUDY: Marketing and public relations firm needed liquid capital for advertising

Background General description:Marketing & public relations firm Customer type:Government entities including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Companies that benefit from factoring of government receivables may be contractors for federal, state or county contracts. In many cases, minority and women-owned businesses and SBA 8(a) organizations are eligible […]

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February 25, 2021

CASE STUDY: Pandemic-driven car sales cause growth issues for this company

“Our account executive is just the bomb and has been absolutely wonderful with everything. She has completely made a very scary process so comfortable and easy to work with every week. We have a system going, and it works great.” Real feedback from contact of case study subject Background General description:Automotive reconditioning Company structure:Partnership State […]

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