10 Ways to Help Increase Your Cash Flow

As any small business owner knows, maintaining smooth cash flow requires juggling nearly every facet of a business, from staying on top of accounts receivable, to extending lines of credit, to managing inventory.  The essence of successful cash flow management […]

Four Steps in Understanding the Accounts Receivable Process

Even though companies can benefit greatly by factoring their invoices, many small and large businesses do not because they are unfamiliar with the invoice factoring process and the cash flow solutions that it provides.  Historically, accounts receivable factoring is one […]

Debt versus Equity Financing

I get a lot of questions from companies whether they should use debt or equity to finance their growth.  Business owners contemplate this critical question as they look for financing.  Which alternative is best? Debt Financing The advantages to debt […]

The Facts Behind Factoring

There is nothing more frustrating to a business owner then having to turn away sales because he or she lacks the cash flow to support them. For companies that sell products, this means not being able to replenish inventory in […]

Benefits to Companies that Factor

There are many benefits to companies that choose to factor their accounts receivable.  In addition to avoiding all the paper work associated with obtaining traditional financing, factoring is easy and generally provides instant cash.  Below is a list of additional […]

7 Tips for Improving Your Cash Flow

There’s a golden rule in business you’d be smart to learn now:  No matter how much you sell, if you don’t collect the money, you’re going to go out of business.  As business owners, we often get so wrapped up […]

Benefits of Factoring your Accounts Receivable

Prior to starting Alternative Funding Options, my ex husband and I owned an aluminium contracting business.  We built screen rooms, pool enclosures, sunrooms, etc.(actually he did the building, I managed). Since we were a start-up company, we could not qualify […]

Is Your Business Headed for Disaster?

Here in Florida, June 1st marks the official opening of our hurricane season.  While all Floridians hope the hurricane activity of prior years is not repeated this year, we all know we must start planning now, regardless of where in […]