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April 4, 2020

No better time to implement a successful cash discount plan

What’s your cash position?  Are you actively controlling your cash flow or are you a victim to slow paying customers?   A cash discount plan may be your secret to survival moving forward, if executed properly.   John Hopper, currently serving as Director of Operations for Capital-Plus,Inc., shares his experience based on a lifetime in credit […]

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April 3, 2020

From Mark Mandula: Thoughts on the COVID-19 Pandemic Part IV

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues at full strength in much of the United States, it is becoming clearer that the economic damage done by the virus will be widespread and significant. The first inkling of this unsettling fact appeared last week when an unprecedented surge in jobless claims was announced. From the prior weeks, data of 282,000 claims came the stunning news that the current weeks total was about 3.3 million. At that point, equity and other markets in the United States nearly came unglued and the optmisitic chatter was that this would be the highest claim that would occur in the COVID-19 period. Most economists and experts had predicted that the number of claims would be nowhere as high as the 3.2+ million that wa actually reported.

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April 3, 2020

Loan Programs for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy. There is no debate that the current COVID-19 pandemic will cause significant economic harm to this critical part of our nations GDP. How important is it for small businesses in the United States to be vibrant and successful? Consider these facts about the magnitude of the role small businesses contribute to the United States economy (data from the Office of Advocacy, Small Business Administration).

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April 2, 2020

Client Updates and COVID-19 Resources

Resources  We are grateful to GBQ, FocusCFO, and GoHR for the comprehensive tools, fact sheets, and checklists provided on their websites.  All have opened their doors to help small businesses int his time of need.  Please reach out if you need assistance.  We are all in this together and happy to help.  Coronavirus Emergency Loans Guide & Checklist provided […]

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March 19, 2020

From Mark Mandula: Thoughts on the COVID-19 Pandemic Part III

The current COVID-19 crisis is a tragedy that includes many facets; a political one, an economic one and most importantly a human one. It is a story rapidly unfolding without a clear answer. Perhaps the only clear aspect of COVID-19 is that the impact will spare no one, country, industry or location. 

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March 17, 2020

From Mark Mandula: Thoughts on the COVID-19 Pandemic Part II

As the sun rises today, we awaken to the reality of the financial power COVID-19 has on our financial markets in the United States. Even after a series of unprecedented financial moves by the Federal Reserve to help mitigate some of the financial fallout from the virus, all major stock indices recorded significant losses yesterday. And it appears that, absent some miracle occurring, short term prospects for the markets in the United States are not promising.

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March 16, 2020

An update to our clients on COVID-19

We understand that there is concern surrounding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We want to provide a simple update to let you know that our firm’s priority is keeping our employees safe while continuing to deliver high quality service. 

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March 13, 2020

Bank Loan vs Invoice Factoring

Entrepreneurs commonly ask us how invoice factoring differs from a traditional bank loan. We understand the language and benefits can seem tricky so the team at United Capital Funding (UCF) is here to help you better understand the differences.

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