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Multifunding_Slingshot_buscards_AVERY_BACK_PRINT READYOur blog, The Slingshot Café, is where CEO Ami Kassar gives valuable insights on the current small business trends and how they can impact your business. Read through our blog to learn more about small business loans, financing options and more.

 

The Power of the Thanksgiving Weekend

Posted on: December 06, 2016

Slowing down is important and hard. As I pen this column, I am getting ready for the Monday morning alarm clock to ring, after a long and restful four-day weekend. I suspect that many people are dreading the week to begin. What could be more wonderful then for the lazy days with family and friends

Trump Election Makes Locking in Fixed Rates Crucial

Posted on: November 16, 2016

What are the post-election implications for business and financing? No matter how you feel about Donald Trump’s election to the presidency, there are implications for your business and associated financing. Without getting into a political debate – and haven’t we all had enough of that anyway? – it’s fair to say that Trump’s election adds

Why You Shouldn’t Go It Alone for Your Lending Needs

Posted on: November 09, 2016

You deserve concierge service. There are plenty of times in life when doing it yourself makes sense. It’s not too difficult to clean your gutters, change your windshield wiper blades or paint a room. You probably can do enough online research to find the best loan rate for buying a car. And booking a vacation

What Would You Do With $1 Million ?

Posted on: November 03, 2016

If you were given a million dollars to invest, how would you allocate the money. Imagine a scenario where you are given 10 poker chips worth $100,000 each. You have to decide how many chips to invest in your business and how many to invest in a mutual fund of your choice. Sorry, you can’t

MultiFunding – Self Reported Report Card Q3 – 2016

Posted on: November 02, 2016

November 2, 2016 – AMBLER, PA – Business loan adviser MultiFunding, announces its 3rd quarter report card in accordance with their commitment to personally provide transparency across the business loan broker industry. This report lays out the company’s first quarter loan data including APR range and product type.  

Are You Taking Advantage of Trade Discounts

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Getting your working capital ducks in a row can allow you to capitalize on trade discounts. A wise old man once said that, “Any [person] can pay retail.” Truer words were never spoken. Sure, it’s easy to know what you want, buy it and walk away, having saved yourself time and aggravation. However, you’re probably

Longer Amortizations Make Sense

Posted on: October 13, 2016

Spreading out a debt strategy adds versatility to your business plan. We’ve repeatedly discussed how debt isn’t necessarily a bad thing, although we’re aware that it’s human nature to not want to end up in a money pit. And even entrepreneurs who are willing to take on debt tend to want to pay it off

The No Debt Badge of Honor – or is it?

Posted on: October 06, 2016

3 Questions executives should be asking themselves. Working with companies seeking funding of some sort is our bread and butter, so we regularly deal with entrepreneurs who already are managing some debt. But sometimes we run across CEOs who have no debt, although they have had it in the past. Invariably, they report being happy,

Thinking About Net Worth, Leverage and Your Business Situation

Posted on: October 04, 2016

Deal or no deal? Not every question has a definitive answer, especially in the world of business. Sometimes the answer can change, depending upon when it’s asked. Sometimes there simply is no good answer. And sometimes the answer depends on the business executive. Consider this example: A CEO has an offer on the table to

Are You a Risk Taker?

Posted on: September 30, 2016

Entrepreneurial risk takers garner more financing options. The final part of this risk profile series looks at “risk flexible” companies – those organizations led by entrepreneurs who are willing to take significant risks knowing that they may lead to much larger rewards. That means they would at least consider or would be open to just