How to Apply for an EIN Number

An Employer ID Number (EIN), also called a federal tax ID number (FEIN), is a numerical identifier used by the IRS for businesses and other types of entities, such as charities or trusts. Getting an EIN is an absolute requirement if your business has employees. While not all businesses technically need an EIN, it makes […]

12 Pros and Cons of Buying a Business

You can be an entrepreneur even if you don’t have the temperament for starting a business from the ground up. Instead, you can pursue your entrepreneurial mission by buying an existing business. When you buy a business that is already established, there can be significant advantages over launching a business from scratch. But every business […]

The 20 Best Businesses to Start

With the United States economy on an unprecedented 10-plus-year period of expansion, entrepreneurial activity has been hotter than ever. But with so many different types of businesses to start — be it online or brick-and-mortar, local or national, products or services — it can be tough to know which businesses are the best to start. […]

Press Release: Seek Business Capital Ranks No. 171 on the inaugural 2020 Inc. 5000 Series: California

NEW YORK, February 19, 2020 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Seek Business Capital is No. 171 on its inaugural Inc. 5000 Series: California list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing California-based private companies. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within […]

How Many Credit Cards Should I Have? 

Whether you’re an individual interested in personal credit cards or an entrepreneur in need of a business credit card, you should consider whether one credit card will be enough for your lifestyle and needs. With the fear of debt from having too many credit cards, people  — especially younger Americans — tend to avoid opening […]

What Is a Fiscal Year?

The term fiscal year is one you’ve likely heard but might not know its true meaning. A company’s fiscal year is extremely important because the Internal Revenue Service uses it to determine your business’s tax year and deadlines to submit tax returns. Because it carries tax implications, it is critical that you understand what a […]

Press Release: Seek Capital Recognized as Best Fintech to Work For by American Banker

LOS ANGELES, CA February 2020 — Each year for the last three years, American Banker has recognized the Best Fintechs to Work For, a list which includes a broad range of employers such as small business lenders, wealth management software developers, mortgage lenders, digital banks and payment platforms. This year, from among the thousands of businesses reviewed, […]