In a segment that aired on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, Steve Kroft from “60 Minutes” reported that a recent Federal Trade Commission study shows that an estimated 40 million people have errors on their credit report. To further the problem, […]
What Are Your Goals For 2015?
Business doesn’t have to be hard. It doesn’t have to break your finances, your life balance or your spirit. It can be enormously joyful, profitable and help thousands of people. It can be a living embodiment of spirit. You CAN […]
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 […]
Tampa Bay’s Alternative Funding Options Expands With Addition of Senior Lending Professional
Alternative Funding Options, Inc. (AFO) is pleased to announce the addition of Sharon Wood as Senior Lending Consultant. This announcement comes on the heels of the recent announcement of Anna Kraus joining AFO to represent the firm. AFO President, Cheryl […]
Tampa Bay Lending Professional To Represent Alternative Funding Options, Inc.
Alternative Funding Options, Inc. (AFO) is pleased to announce that Anna L. Kraus will be representing the company as a Senior Lending Consultant. AFO President, Cheryl O’Neill Gowen said that she is “very excited about the expanded impact that the […]
How to Finance ‘The Big One’
I recently met with a client who owned a company that distributes computer parts. He just learned that he won a contract with a major customer. That contract would increase his annual revenues by $2 million. He was very excited […]
Alternative Financing: Definitions & Strategies
Click the above title to see Cheryl Gowen, President of AFO, discuss the definitions and strategies of alternative financing.
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 […]
End of Year Checklist for Every Business
For small business owners the end of the year means more than holiday parties and last-minute shopping, it’s also the time to get business in order for the New Year. While it may be hard for small business owners to […]
Why Stay in Business?
I’ve been in business for 2 years now. As we’ve grown, I have learned a lot, had some fun, and experienced some problems. There are days that I ask myself (along with other business owners that I meet) what’s the point? Especially […]