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  1. Tiffany Johnson

    “It’s so important as a business owner to understand your cash flow. I think Business Blueprint has helped make that possible.” Tiffany Johnson Real Business Blueprint customer who was aware that their testimonial may be featured by American Express™. Juicing up the community: One entrepreneur’s fresh-squeezed success story with American Express Business Blueprint™ Tiffany Johnson […]

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  2. What Is an SBA Loan?

    Small Business Administration (SBA) loans are offered through financial institutions approved by the SBA and are guaranteed in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration.   The SBA doesn’t directly provide the business loan, except in the case of its disaster loan program. Instead, the SBA guarantees that they’ll repay a percentage of the loan to […]

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  3. What Is Factoring in Business?

    Waiting for outstanding invoices can cause your business serious harm. You might have to pass on a great opportunity or struggle with bills even though you’re owed more than enough money to cover the costs. Invoice factoring could help in these situations.    What is invoice factoring?  Invoice factoring is a type of business financing […]

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  4. How Hard Is It To Get a Small Business Loan?

    Getting a business loan, business line of credit, or another type of financing can help with growing a small business. However, figuring out the type of financing you can get, finding the lender that matches your business’ needs, and qualifying for the desired amount can be difficult. Here, we’ll take a closer look at the […]

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  5. Hispanic Small Business Loans and Funding Options

    More than 62 million Latinos live in the United States, and the country is home to nearly 5 million Hispanic-owned businesses, according to the State of Latino Entrepreneurship Report from Stanford University. Hispanic-owned small businesses are outpacing the growth of other small businesses in the United States, both in number of new businesses and revenue. […]

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  6. Inventory Financing for Small Businesses

    Accessing small business financing is a crucial aspect of running a small business. A number of options are available for businesses to get access to cash, and some are faster and more convenient than others. These options include traditional business loans, business credit lines, credit card financing, and accounts receivable financing.   A specific type of […]

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  7. What to Know About SBA Loan Rates

    The Small Business Administration (SBA) acts as a bridge between small business owners and lenders. While the SBA doesn’t offer loans directly, it does guarantee loans made by its lending partners.  One thing that makes SBA loans so appealing to business owners is their loan rate. SBA loan rates are typically lower than the average […]

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  8. How Much Collateral Is Needed for a Business Loan?

    When comparing small business loans, it’s important to understand which options require business or personal assets to be used as collateral.  With a collateralized loan, also called a secured loan, a borrower gives the lender the right to claim the assets they pledge. The collateral limits the lender’s risk because it can take the assets if […]

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  9. 8 Questions to Ask Potential Investors

    Many business owners are excited about fundraising opportunities that involve capital from outside investors — and with good reason. The right type of financing can help a business scale and achieve major growth.  Yet there are also good reasons to be cautious about investment partners. Saying yes to a capital investment without digging deeply into […]

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  10. What Is a Small Business Investment Company (SBIC)?

    Small business owners should be aware of all the financing options that they can use to run and grow their business. Business owners might turn to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan programs for this funding. But the SBA also oversees the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program that can help small businesses get financing […]

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Starting a business with American Express Business Blueprint

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Starting a business with American Express Business Blueprint

“The peace of mind is priceless, knowing that money is there for us.” Julie Matzen, Team MayDay Real American Express® Business Line of Credit customer who was aware that her testimonial may be featured by American Express. Getting Peace of Mind for When Cash Flow Is Tight In 2014, Julie Matzen decided to go for […]

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