Category: Cash Flow, Credit, Collections
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.
What are the top 10 reasons small business start-ups fail? Tim Berry joins Jim Blasingame to report on his top 10 list of start-up mistakes, including poor cash management, failure to plan, not developing an effective team, etc.
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.
What will it take to operate your small business successfully in this new era we're entering? Jim Blasingame says it's blending the new stuff with the fundamentals, and he talks about the latter with eight key points.
What will small business banking look like in 2010? Mike Menzies talks to Jim Blasingame about some of the key issues small businesses and their banks will face as they work together in 2010. They also discuss some of the new regulations that are being proposed by Congress.
If you knew one or two things that could significantly increase your small business' chance of survival and success, would you do it? Gene Siciliano and Jim Blasingame reveal several of these, including cash flow, banking and customer mistakes to avoid.
Do you know the difference between cash and profit? Do you know why you need to know this? Joe Knight talks to Jim Blasingame about the financial intelligence all small business owners must have in order to avoid falure.
Bridging the financial gaps is one of the main challenges for any small business exporter and Fred Hochberg talks with Jim Blasingame about all of the services and tools ExIm Bank has to help make exporting possible for small businesses, including direct lending.
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