Business Finance and Business Credit E-Books
Book 1 - How to Prepare & Present a Successful Business Funding Request: This workbook is designed to ask questions about your business, the industry you are in, what are your gross and net margins, and to help you create realistic revenue projections that lenders or investors can believe. It will let you see what different lenders need to approve your request for funding. If you really want to fund your business, this workbook is a great place to start.
Book 2 - How to Build Your Business Credit Scores ... Fast: What is Business Credit? Who reports it? What difference does it make? What are the three major agencies? What is a bank rating? What is Lender Compliance? What is vendor credit, why is it vital, and how do I get approved for it? Are there business credit cards available that won't show up on my personal credit? How long does it take to build business credit scores? These questions and more are answered in this workbook.
Book 3 - The Art and Science of Obtaining Venture or Angel Investor Capital: Every year thousands of business owners will waste valuable time chasing after Venture Capital or Angel Investors when they had no clue even where to start. The workbook let's you see if your business or idea is of investment quality. It provides step-by-step instructions on what to do to position your business to best to attract investment capital. If you want to get an investment in your business, then this is a good place to start.
Book 4 - Start A Business - Where To Begin and How To Grow: Education is what you get going to school. Experience is what you get mostly by making mistakes. This workbook is what they don't teach in business school. It covers those things that all business owners wish they had known before they made those mistakes and many of those mistakes will cost you a lot of money. Get your business started right and hopefully you will not have to correct all those mistakes later.
Training Center – Business Finance and Credit Instructional Videos
We offer 10 free business finance and business credit instructional videos:
- Lender Compliance Tutorial
A quick tour of Lender Compliance items that if left uncompleted can results in your business loans and credit applications being declined.
- Business Credit Agencies Tutorial
A look at the three major business credit reporting agencies; Experian Business Information Services, Dun & Bradstreet, and Equifax Business.
- Owner's Credit Scores Tutorial
Post financial crash, approval guidelines have tightened and the personal credit scores of the business owners now play a larger role.
- Business Credit Building Tutorial
Why building strong business credit scores, that are separate from you personally has become more important than ever,.
- Vendor Credit Lines Tutorial
What getting approved for reporting vendor lines of credit means to your business and how it helps secure other business financing.
- 4 Levels of Business Financing Tutorial
Just like most tables, business financing also has 4 legs or levels that it stands on. Knowing and optimizing each level is critical to gaining business loan and credit approvals.
- Traditional Business Financing Tutorial
A review of traditional business financing programs and what they are based upon.
- Business Credit Cards Tutorial
There are 3 different types of business cards that are reviewed in this instructional video.
- Alternative Business Financing Tutorial
The change in the financial markets has caused the business lending community to create a number of new alternative small business financing programs. Those are reviewed here.
- 401K Business Self-Investment Tutorial
The use of 401k and IRA investments to fund new small businesses has become increasingly popular and is discussed here.