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How do you finance a business?

How do you finance a business?

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Financing a business is more important and easier than it once was.  In fact, the hopeful business owner can find financial aid at the end of his or her fingertips right on the internet.  There are directories of appropriate websites, e-books on the subject of business financing and even video tutorials.   In fact, these resources can be especially helpful to anyone who has exhausted his local sources.

Many online businesses such as Paramount Merchant Funding and FastUpFront.com are national specialty loan consultants.  Many are SBA financing facilitators for business financing.  Some work nationally with business purchasers, business owners and business brokers in obtaining SBA loans as well as commercial loan financing for up to 85 percent of an acquisition price.  (Some businesses offer financing for purchases between specific amounts rather than a percentage.)  Many of these organizations have been in business nationwide for years.

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These online finance companies also offer funds for working capital.  They help businesses increase their credit lines.  They even offer to handle previous loans by providing competitive, lower interest rates.  If a businessman is hoping to build or even acquire these agencies provide equity as well as opportunities such as mezzanine financing.  They generally work with many different lenders and financial institutions.  In fact, some of these companies have contacts that allow them to succeed where the individual business owner may fail.

These companies can bring together the right combination of underwriters, processors and departmental people to provide business people with a deal (sometimes) within a day.   At a time when the economy is questionable it is especially important for a thriving business person to not miss out on any deal simply because he/ she was lacking business financing.  It is very important to get the best rates and loan structure in the least amount of time.

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About Will Phoenix

W. Scott Phoenix, B.A., B.S. was born in Hawaii, raised in Pennsylvania and resides in California. He has been a published writer since 1978. His work has appeared (under various names) in numerous places in print and online including Examiner.com. He is a single parent of three children and has also worked as an actor, singer and teacher. He has been employed by such publications as the Daily Collegian and the Los Angeles Times.