Best of Sam Thacker

Don't forget to read the fine print!

Though most commercial invoice factoring companies are good legitimate companies, there are a few unscrupulous companies that give the industry a bad name. Over the last 5 years Sam Thacker has written about a few of them. A week or two ago, our staff found another one...

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Small asset-based lenders like to finance commodities like PVC piping.

There have been a number of small asset-based lenders enter the commercial finance market since 2007. Asset-based lenders loan against inventory and accounts receivable and sometimes other assets. In a column written for AllBusiness.com Experts Sam discusses what kind of companies fit the small asset-based lender....

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In January 2013 I gave a presentation to a group of 40 business owners about the outlook for borrowing in 2013. My Advice: Don't bother with "Mega" banks. They just aren't loaning to small businesses that aren't insanely profitable and cash heavy. Commercial leasing companies want two years...

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Sam Thacker is not my uncle.  He is of course a well-known business blogger. In December 2009, he wrote one of the most controversial blogs he has ever written. It has achieved over 50,000 readers since then. This jovial yet pointed article still has valid commentary...

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This article explains the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) in easy to understand language, and the basic information that small business owners need to know.  This is a must read article for any business owners who plans to apply for SBA loans, bank loans and other...

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