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Are Alternative Funders Abandoning Merchant Cash Advances?

By now, if you’ve looked for financing online, you’ve probably come across advertisements and sites offering merchant cash advances (MCAs). In fact, there’s even a good chance you’ve encountered some cautionary tales about them. You may have even heard rumors that alternative funders are abandoning MCAs entirely. What is clear is that the industry is […]

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Oct 11, 2017 Filed under: Business Loans, Merchant Cash Advance 1

What Is a Synthetic Lease?

If you’ve ever purchased equipment or property for your company, you’ve probably noticed that there are a ton of different types of leases out there, with lots of creative names. Unfortunately, in many cases, the names don’t convey a clear idea of what they actually are. So what the heck is a synthetic lease, exactly? […]

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Sep 22, 2017 Filed under: Business Loans, Equipment Financing 0

How to Get a $10,000 Small Business Loan

Sometimes the most frustrating crises are the small ones: the delivery vehicle that breaks down, the emergency restock, the last minute marketing push. These are pretty routine, banal problems that can be addressed with a relatively small amount of money. But whether you’re short $100,000 or $10,000, a shortfall can wreak havoc on your business. […]

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Sep 19, 2017 Filed under: Business Loans, Equipment Financing 0

The Best Small Business Loan Resources

When it comes to loans, we like to talk a lot about comparison shopping here at Merchant Maverick. And while we provide a lot of handy information here, it’s best to consider our website as just one of many tools in your box. So what are some the best small business loan resources you can […]

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Sep 19, 2017 Filed under: Business Credit Cards, Business Grants, Business Loans, Crowdfunding, Equipment Financing, Invoice Factoring, Merchant Cash Advance 0

Minority Business Loans

For minorities seeking business loans, the normal challenges of financing can be compounded by lending biases, language barriers, and under-served communities. It’s not all bad news, though. There are a number of organizations that seek to even the playing field, either as a part of their mission or as one of their services. We’ll look at […]

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Aug 17, 2017 Filed under: Business Loans 0

Equipment Lease Vs. Lease Line of Credit

If you need equipment financing for your business, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer number of options available to you. You’ll have a choice between a number of different lease types that can be tailored to your needs based on term lengths, ownership preferences, and buyout options. Businesses seeking even more flexibility can […]

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Aug 8, 2017 Filed under: Business Loans, Equipment Financing 1

What Is A Lease Line Of Credit?

We often think in terms of insurance for expensive items we already own, but when it comes to anticipated future expenses, we usually only think in terms of savings. Businesses that expect to replace equipment in the near future, however, can prepare for those expenses in another way: by seeking a lease line of credit. […]

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Jul 21, 2017 Filed under: Business Loans, Equipment Financing 0

What Is A Tax Lease?

If you’ve been researching equipment financing, you’ve probably noticed by now that there are tons of different types of leases. To complicate things further, there’s a hierarchy to lease naming conventions–a lease may be both an operating lease and a Fair Market Value (FMV) lease at the same time, for example. In the interest of […]

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Jun 30, 2017 Filed under: Business Loans, Equipment Financing 0

How Are Lease Rules Changing?

Big changes are coming to the world of leasing, but for those of us without accounting certification, these changes might appear a bit arcane. In this article, we’ll give you a zoomed out view of what’s changing and give you a few resources for further reading on the topic. Why Are Things Changing? Currently, as […]

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Jun 7, 2017 Filed under: Business Loans, Equipment Financing 2