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 […]

4 Signs It’s Time to Get a Business Line of Credit

As a small business, there will be times when you need money you simply don’t have. So when small business owners look for financing, a line of credit is usually a leading consideration. According to the Small Business Credit Survey, 86 percent of credit applicants seek a loan or line of credit for their business […]

15 Ways to Be a Successful Trucking Owner-Operator in 2019

Now is the perfect time to become a trucking owner-operator. The trucking industry has a shortage of at least 60,000 drivers, a gap that is expected to grow as more drivers age and retire, according to the American Trucking Associations. Others estimate the shortfall is as high as 170,000 drivers. This means there’s definitely a […]

How To Leverage Financing Today To Grow Your Business Tomorrow

Now is a great time to grow your business, according to the latest Small Business Optimism Index from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB),. Retail sales are up, the economy is healthy and small business optimism is riding high. “Small business owners continue to create jobs, expand their operations, and are enjoying strong sales,” said NFIB […]

Cities with the Most Female Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship has always been the backbone of American commerce. In particular, small businesses, which are defined as independently-owned businesses with fewer than 500 employees, are significant drivers of economic growth and job creation. Small businesses comprise 99.9 percent of all firms and are responsible for 66 percent of new jobs. Entrepreneurship is an essential part […]

Startup Business Loans by Industry Report

Startups are well-known for their role in reshaping industries, building new ones, and creating substantial wealth for founders and early employees. Because of their small size, startups benefit from their ability to experiment and adapt more quickly than established firms, which under the right circumstances, can mean rapid innovation and growth. When it comes to […]