Home Equity to Fund a Small Business

Many “Main Street” business purchases are well under $500,000, and for many buyers of small businesses using the equity in one’s home is a great source of funding.  By utilizing a home equity loan for the purchase of a small business a Buyer can reap the additional benefits of increased cash flow resulting from the longer amortization period of a home loan.  With home equity not […]

Tips to avoid scams and fraudulent activities related to your business

There are bad people out there. They are lurking on the internet trying to steal your money and rob you and your business.   Learn how to protect your business with some techniques related to fraud protection. On my radio program June 1, I had the opportunity to interview Bryan Orth, Cash Management Specialist with Investors Community […]

SBA 504 Loan Explained

John Foster, Business Intermediary An SBA 504 loan is a special product that can only be offered by a Certified Development Company (CDC) in partnership with a local lender. WBD is one of the most successful CDC’s in the country and has partnered with hundreds of local lenders to help thousands of small businesses since […]

Deal Busters

John Foster, Business Intermediary There can be many reasons why business broker deals fail. It is estimated that nearly 20% of all M&A deals don’t close AFTER an APA or SPA is inked. Samuel Howard of Axis recently highlighted four of the main reason why deals don’t ultimately close:- Valuation – Buyer and Seller ultimately […]