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Business banking when working from home ideas

With more and more of us working from home, the trend towards mobile and remote banking for businesses is picking up steam. Lots of us are comfortable using this technology for our personal finances, but it’s worth considering how business banking is different and what you and your bank can do to protect your business…

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Reimagining your place of business

When rapidly changing economic or consumer trends hit a business’s bottom line, they might need to reimagine their business plan as well as their space. Businesses may find themselves wrestling with questions like: What is the role of the physical space my business occupies – to make things, sell things, provide a place for individual…

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Finding financing that fits your business

For smaller businesses, debt sometimes gets a bad rap. But for many businesses, access to business line of credit may not only be necessary, but a smart move. Knowing how to select the right line of credit and manage it wisely can help a successful small business become a larger successful business than managing everything…

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Credit for your business

Deciding if and when you should apply for business financing can seem a little overwhelming. How do you know when the timing is right? where can you learn about the different options for business credit? What can you do to increase the likelihood of a loan approval?

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Cash reserves for businesses: How much?

Most people have heard the personal finance adage that they should have cash equal to 6 months of expenses on hand, in case they lose their job or have an emergency expense. But should businesses? And is it realistic or wise to have that much capital sitting around? The short answers: Yes, and yes. How…

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To buy or not to buy, that is the (business) question

Unless your business is of the home office or garage variety, you’re going to need someplace to actually do business. Big or small, whether it’s a storefront, warehouse, factory or office, the same question comes up for every business: Should we buy or lease space? Don’t go it alone – talk to someone with experience…

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