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Still Trending: Invoice Factoring

Posted by Gil Oliva on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 @ 08:00 AM

According to Google Trends (see graph below), one of the hot trends in American business today is invoice factoring.

You see it online; even hear about it on television and the radio. But would it surprise you to learn that this way of creating cash flow for your business isn’t new? In fact, invoice factoring is over 2,000 years old!

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Topics: Alternative Financing, Invoice factoring, Trends

Picking a Factoring Company for Your Business

Posted by Gil Oliva on Tue, Oct 11, 2016 @ 07:25 AM

Selecting the right factoring company for your business can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t need to be that way. In fact, the process is quite simple.

When we were young, wise adults taught us (if we were lucky) about “wants” and “needs” when choosing how to handle our money. “Needs,” we learned, took priority over “wants.”

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Topics: Business Growth, Cash Advance, Invoice factoring

Invoice Factoring Benefits Medium and Large Businesses

Posted by Gil Oliva on Tue, Sep 27, 2016 @ 12:51 PM

 

Invoice factoring benefits medium and large businesses by reducing cash flow crunches and allowing for possible business expansion. One of the most important systems in any business is financing. There are several options for financing which include traditional cash advance options, such as loans, and alternative routes, such as invoice factoring. However, the use of traditional finance or cash advance systems may have challenges. For example, there may be restrictive guidelines that traditional lending entails. The time required to process, mail, and receive invoice payments may negatively affect both a business’ operational efficiency as well as the optimal use of resources.

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Topics: Invoice factoring

Invoice Factoring and Invoice Discounting: Which Solution Works?

Posted by Gil Oliva on Tue, Jul 12, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Like many businesses juggling multiple 30 or 60 day outstanding invoices, you may find your business financially strained, especially when some customers wait up to 90 days to reconcile their bills. This may leave your business with limited working capital to cover administrative overhead, reduce existing debt, or even cover normal payroll costs. This is a situation that may be helped through invoice factoring or invoice discounting.

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Topics: Working Capital, Cash Advance, Business Financing, Invoice factoring

Taking the Next Step: Bidding for Government Contracts

Posted by Gil Oliva on Fri, Jun 24, 2016 @ 08:00 AM

As a business owner, you want to take the next step and grow your company. For many small and mid-sized businesses, that means working on getting lucrative government contracts. Even if you’re lucky enough to get the work, actually doing it can be a real challenge, especially when it comes to things like invoicing and billing.

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Topics: Government Contract Financing, Cash Advance, Financial goals, Business Financing

Why More Businesses Choose Invoice Factoring Over other Cash Advance Options

Posted by Gil Oliva on Mon, Jun 13, 2016 @ 08:00 AM

Cash flow is a perennial problem for many business owners especially those who provide services over products. The reason is simple: payment for services is usually made towards the end of the contract term and rarely up-front. Even payment for physical products is rarely done at the time of sale these days.

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Topics: Cash Flow, Business Growth, Working Capital, Cash Advance, Business Loan, Business Financing, Invoice factoring

How Do Clients View Companies that Use Factors?

Posted by Gil Oliva on Tue, May 24, 2016 @ 08:30 AM


Cash flow problems plague even the most successful businesses. The lag time between the completion of a project and the point of payment can create cash shortages that hamper your ability to grow your company or capitalize on new opportunities. That’s where invoice factoring comes in.

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Topics: Cash Flow Solution, Business Growth, Accounts Receivable Management, Cash Advance, Cash Crunch, Client Relationships

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