Steve Freshour, Author at Dealstruck

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The Power of Loans in Action

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Loans are opportunities you can’t afford to miss. When you consider all the doors they open for an emerging business, you’ll see that the right loan with the right team is worth it many times over. Here are three examples … Continue reading

How to Hire the Right People

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Filling a gap in a team is a delicate balance. You want someone with all the right qualifications, of course, but it’s much more complicated than that. As the Director of Credit here at Dealstruck, I’ve hired many an employee. … Continue reading

Getting You On the Path to Being Bankable

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At Dealstruck, our long-term goal is to graduate our borrowers into a traditional banking relationship over time. We accomplish this by providing an affordable and practical small business financing facility to help facilitate growth. Our financing allows you to capitalize … Continue reading

Why does amortization of a loan matter? What you should know before applying for Square Capital financing

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The credit card processing company, Square, recently announced that they are launching their own merchant cash advance (MCA) program, called Square Capital.  And they have every reason to enter the space.  They are already serving a large population of independent … Continue reading

How to avoid borrowing yourself out of business…starting with understanding how much you pay yourself

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Back when you started your business, you may have been advised to create a cash flow projection that showed the cash inflows and outflows of your business. SCORE provides a free Excel cash flow projection template that makes it easy to complete that analysis. Whether taken … Continue reading

Can social media help you secure a small business loan?

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In a flurry of alternative lending related articles this week, the Wall Street Journal wrote again on small business finance today, with a focus on whether your use of social media can help or harm your ability to secure credit with … Continue reading

Can Social Media Help you Secure a Small Business Loan?

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In a flurry of alternative lending related articles this week, the Wall Street Journal wrote again on small business finance today, with a focus on whether your use of social media can help or harm your ability to secure credit with … Continue reading