MFS Lender https://mfslender.com Small Business Loans and Entrepreneur Resources Sat, 13 Oct 2018 20:31:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://mfslender.com/wp-content/uploads/cropped-MFS-Lender-Logo-1000px-32x32.png MFS Lender https://mfslender.com 32 32 Why Company Culture Matters https://mfslender.com/company-culture-matters/ Mon, 19 Mar 2018 19:07:20 +0000 https://mfslender.com/?p=5343 The current net profit margin of JetBlue Airways is 16.35%, versus 4.55% for American Airlines.  JetBlue reports the highest customer satisfaction of any airline – low cost carrier or not – and employees report higher overall satisfaction with their jobs than American Airlines, while also receiving higher pay.  Through building a great company culture in […]

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How to Handle Disgruntled Employees https://mfslender.com/how-to-handle-disgruntled-employees/ Thu, 01 Mar 2018 13:34:58 +0000 https://mfslender.com/?p=5316 Successful business owners have industry expertise that helps them obtain a competitive advantage over their competition.  However, just because one knows his industry in and out, or has a unique product, that doesn’t automatically translate into being an effective leader. In order to run a successful business, keep your customers satisfied, and handle all administrative […]

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Business Leaders Must Maintain Integrity or Expect To Fail https://mfslender.com/business-leaders-must-maintain-integrity-or-expect-to-fail/ Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:57:26 +0000 https://mfslender.com/?p=5304 The search for the right “leadership” recipe occupies volumes of books, white papers, blogs, and articles —  and more than a few have probably quoted the late General Douglas MacArthur. When I work with clients, one of the first things I home in on is their company’s overall culture. Ultimately, I want to know who […]

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Traits of a Successful Entrepreneur https://mfslender.com/traits-of-a-successful-entrepreneur/ Mon, 12 Feb 2018 17:40:14 +0000 https://mfslender.com/?p=5243 Entrepreneurial spirit—it’s a phrase you might see in some job ads. Granted, your track record might not look like Mark Zuckerberg’s, Lori Greiner’s, or Richard Branson’s, but that doesn’t mean you can’t emulate successful entrepreneurs at work. Put simply, awesome employees and successful entrepreneurs have more than a few traits in common—and employers are eager […]

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Three Things You Can Do to Grow Your Small Business Today https://mfslender.com/three-things-can-grow-small-business-today/ Mon, 05 Feb 2018 13:12:02 +0000 https://mfslender.com/?p=5223 As a team of entrepreneurs and members of the local business community, we know first-hand the remarkable number of challenges facing small business owners. This is particularly true during the first few years of starting a business; approximately 78% of small business fail within their early years. Need finance advice for small businesses? Here are three things you can do to start growing your business today.

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Simple Financial Tips for Small Business Owners https://mfslender.com/simple-financial-tips-for-small-business-owners/ Wed, 31 Jan 2018 01:25:32 +0000 https://mfslender.com/?p=5063 Small business owners optimism reaches highest point in a decade concerning financial growth in 2017 consistent with the Wells Fargo/Gallup tiny index number. several businesses expect to bring on board new workers within the coming year, and close to a 3rd folks small through medium business owners commit to invest in their business over 2018.

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Tips to Help Small Business Owners Get Better at Professional Networking https://mfslender.com/tips-help-small-business-owners-get-better-professional-networking/ Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:28:25 +0000 https://mfslender.com/?p=5056 1. Have An Effective Strategy For many small business owners, networking can be enjoyable. But, building your business network is not all fun and games. Approach your networking with a strategy that will help you reach your goals. When creating a plan, figure out why you want to network. Are you trying to gain new […]

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Three Things Your Business Loan Broker Doesn’t Want You To Know https://mfslender.com/three-things-your-business-loan-broker-doesnt-want-you-to-know/ Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:41:35 +0000 https://mfslender.com/?p=5042 The process of applying for a small business loan can test the nerves of even the pluckiest business owner. On average it can take several days, if not weeks, to complete the application, gather all of the required paperwork and shop around to compare different lenders. Without a doubt business owners could use help navigating […]

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Three Simple Steps to Securing Business Loans https://mfslender.com/three-simple-steps-securing-business-loans/ Wed, 03 Jan 2018 14:51:20 +0000 https://mfslender.com/?p=5014 Cash flow is the life blood of all small businesses. Cash flow allows a business to make payroll, pay suppliers, and keep its doors open. We have been told that there is a credit crunch and that small business lenders are no longer extending lines of credit to their customers. As this state’s strongest advocate […]

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The Dangers of Stacking Merchant Cash Advances https://mfslender.com/dangers-stacking-merchant-cash-advances/ Mon, 18 Dec 2017 11:30:05 +0000 https://mfslender.com/?p=4966 The MCA Stacking Spiral of Death Businesses often find themselves in the position of needing capital – for expansion, inventory or emergency repairs – with little time to apply for a traditional small business loan. In those moments, an MCA can help keep a business afloat. However, that once golden goose of an MCA can […]

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Things to Avoid When Seeking Small Business Loans https://mfslender.com/things-to-avoid-when-seeking-small-business-loans/ Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:22:22 +0000 https://mfslender.com/?p=4904 Small Business Loans offer one of the best ways to finance a new business or expand an existing one. These loans are not easy to come by and require business owners to jump through several hurdles to apply and be approved but an approval can inject much needed capital into a business and help it grow […]

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Don’t Take A Merchant Cash Advance Loan Until You Read This https://mfslender.com/dont-take-merchant-cash-advance-loan-read/ Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:50:48 +0000 https://mfslender.com/?p=4894 Businesses sometimes find themselves at a crossroads of needing to grow to meet increased demand and having a limited amount of available cash. The usual go to solution for this problem is going to a bank for a loan. But between the paperwork, credit score requirements and time-frames to process, a traditional loan is not […]

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3 Best Practices To Secure Small Business Loans https://mfslender.com/3-best-practices-to-secure-small-business-loans/ Fri, 27 Oct 2017 13:18:12 +0000 https://mfslender.com/?p=4477 Open for business. These three words cause a flutter in the hearts of many people who dream of opening their own business. This dream can certainly become a reality once the hurdle of the small business loan application is cleared. While the process may seem daunting, we found three best practices that can help you […]

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How to get financing in the trucking industry? https://mfslender.com/how-to-get-financing-in-the-trucking-industry/ Fri, 27 Oct 2017 13:14:22 +0000 https://mfslender.com/?p=4475 The greatest challenge in obtaining funding for the commercial trucking industry, is really gaining access to the information you need as a business owner to make an educated decision. In order to gain those insights it requires you read much online but more importantly that you find and engage with a knowledgeable broker who is […]

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How Medical Practices Succeed With Small Business Loans? https://mfslender.com/how-medical-practices-succeed-with-small-business-loans/ Fri, 27 Oct 2017 13:09:44 +0000 https://mfslender.com/?p=4473 Doctors with aspirations of expanding their medical practices often face the challenge of having to learn about financial products that can potentially suite their need of capital to purchase medical equipment. Our funding specialist work to educate clients about various loan products that enable business owners to acquire the new technologies they need to grow […]

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