Business Line of Credit vs. Loan: Which Is Right for Your Startup?

Debt financing can give your startup the boost it needs to get off the ground — or it can leave you still underfunded or overextended. Between brick-and-mortar banks and online or alternative lenders, there’s no short of financing options, but they’re not all available to startups. Additionally, one of the first decisions you’ll need to […]

How to Write a House Flipping Business Plan

House flipping sounds like a fun and easy way to make money, thanks in no small part to the proliferation of television shows that promise to teach you how to start flipping houses even with no money. The truth is that while fix and flip real estate can indeed be profitable, like any business, you’ll […]

5 Best Business Podcasts to Inspire Your Inner Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs are ambitious people by nature. With long lists of things to do, to read and to see, there isn’t always time to squeeze in one more thing. But with so much interesting content out there, it’s easy to feel like you’re missing out. Unlike books or TV, however, podcasts are the perfect form of […]

How to Flip a House: The Ultimate Guide

Despite what you might have read, seen or heard about the quick and easy money to be made flipping houses for profit, there’s really nothing quick or easy about it. But, if you’re willing to put the work in, it can be profitable and enjoyable. To succeed as a house flipper, you’ll need to put […]

How to Flip Houses With No Money

You might think that you need hundreds of thousands of dollars in the bank to start flipping houses — at least, that’s the way house flipping TV shows make it look. The truth is that there are plenty of ways to finance a house flip without having to put up any of your own money. […]

How Does My Personal Credit Affect My Business?

Applying for a small business loan is stressful enough without the prospect of bad credit throwing a wrench into things. Without strong personal and business credit scores, you’ll probably get stuck with unfavorable terms — if you get a loan at all. In fact, more than half of small business owners who apply for loans […]

15 Pro Tips on How to Flip a House for Maximum Profit

Despite what HGTV has you believe, flipping houses is more hustle than glamor. Investing in fix-and-flip real estate can be incredibly rewarding but it’s not without risks. Before you get a fix-and-flip loan, do your due diligence. If you take the right steps, house flipping can be quite lucrative, too. In the first quarter of […]

How to Write a Trucking Business Plan

Unless you have rich relatives willing to finance your trucking business with no questions asked, it’s in your best interest to write a business plan to aid you when approaching lenders, investors or partners. A comprehensive, detailed and properly structured trucking business plan can help you get the financing you need to purchase trucks, truck […]

How to Start Your Own Trucking Company in 10 Steps

Are you sick of driving for an average truck driver salary? Running your own trucking company can be a lucrative business. To be a success, though, you’ll need knowledge of the industry, skill in building out a business, and perhaps most importantly, access to capital. The good news is if you want to start a […]