Three Ways to Make Your Small Business “Bankable”
by Eric Basu , as posted on Bloomberg Business Week
Most small businesses turn to banks for credit to smooth out their cash flow, regardless of the economic environment. Securing lines of credit, however, remains a challenge for many companies.
Although banks have raised their standards, small businesses need not throw in the towel. Here are three ways to make your company “bankable.”
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Straight Talk: Make Your Business “Bankable”
A FREE, Educational Event For Small Businesses
SCORE, Capital One Bank and Money Management, Int. have partnered to provide a workshop designed to help small businesses not only survive but thrive in the current economy.
You will also have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a SCORE mentor and a Capital One Banker to discuss your unique situation and network with other small businesses who are facing similar challenges. Bring your questions and concerns!
Take home winning strategies to survive and thrive!!!
Understanding Your Credit Report: Personal vs. Business – Marina Perez, Money Management
This topic will provide an overview of concepts necessary to understand the correlation between personal and business credit. Discuss Dun & Bradstreet report (D&B) and the new Credit Card Act. Personalize your plan for improvement.
Coins Under the Couch Cushion: Financing Your Small Business – Mo Tehrani, SCORE
Financing your business is one of the most important issues facing small businesses today. Learn about the various sources of funds in the marketplace, the best place to start, what the lenders look for when reviewing a funding application and the key ingredients for success when borrowing money. The workshop will also cover sources of equity and how to use equity as an alternative to borrowing funds.
Manage Your Small Business Finances:”When you’re out of cash, you’re out of business” – Matt Fitzgerald – SCORE
Lack of cash on hand is the number one reason small businesses fail. Learn how to maintain adequate and accurate financial records, how to forecast cash flow, analyze financial reports and most importantly, manage your cash.
When: Saturday, February 22, 2014
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Kingdom Builders’ Center
6011 W. Orem
Houston, TX 77085
SPACE IS LIMITED and Registration is required so….
Enjoy a free lunch