Category: Banking, Investors, Capital
Reporting on the Tatum Survey of economic conditions for March 2010, Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame to identify the areas where the economy is lagging, like capital expenditures, and those that are improving, like employment and order backlogs. They also talk about some of the emotional issues that are holding back the recovery.
Delivering some tough love on acquiring a franchise, Joel Libava talks with Jim Blasingame about the key issues that are involved in buying a franchise, including cyclical headwinds and perennial challenges.
Looking for ways to improve your business's capital picture? Linda Ireland joins Jim Blasingame to identify how doing a better job of serving customers is one of the best ways to find new capital organically.
What are the unintended consequences of the new Credit Card Act? Pamela Villarreal joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why the new Credit Card Act is not as "consumer friendly" as claimed and how it could actually hurt small businesses.
What are the key elements in the decision to buy an existing small business? Russel Brown and Jim Blasingame talk about several of the due diligence and valuation elements that you must perform before you buy a business.
Are you prepared to take advantage of the next bear market? Bob Fischer joins Jim Blasingame to reveal specific practices you can use that will help you execute an investment plan to take advantage of the next bear market.
Kiplinger's Jim Ostroff reports with Jim Blasingame on progress in the credit crisis, including some of the dynamics that will cause access to credit to improve in 2010. Jim Blasingame is less optimistic that these forces will cause small businesses to borrow more.
Reporting on the 2-10 Tatum Survey of Business Conditions, Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame to talk about some of the realities of a slow economic recovery, including poor jobs growth, slow sales and a difficult credit environment.
More loans won't cause small businesses to hire more people. That's the message Tracy Eden and Jim Blasingame have to the question about lending to small businesses. The problem isn't more loans, it's minimizing fear and uncertainty.
The truth about small business access to capital isn't what you hear on television or from Washington. Tracy Eden and Jim Blasingame talk about the why main stream media and President Obama are completely wrong when they say small businesses can't get loans, and identify a number of Main Street loan sources that never stopped working with small businesses.
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