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3 Reasons Your Fitness Center Could Use A Small Business Loan This Year

The beginning of a new year can get extremely busy for various industries. Among the first that come to mind are fitness centers, due to the countless people looking to start the new year with a new physique. Such individuals are so great in number that the opportunity to gain their business and turn them […]

Jared Weitz Explains The 3 Things Your Company Will Need To Feel “Real” In New Piece

Many small businesses struggle to retain employees. Various factors are to blame, but chief among them is a lack of legitimacy. This refers to the overwhelming feeling that the company is simply not a “real” company. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz lists three things your company will need to feel […]

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Jared Weitz Lists The Qualities Of A Truly Marketable Business In New Inc. Piece

Business leaders often make the mistake of thinking that the path to marketability starts with social media, email campaigns, or media coverage. But these tools are virtually meaningless if the business has nothing special to advertise. A truly marketable small business has products or services that stand out or a uniquely convenient business model. In […]

What Is The Small Business Fairness Act And Why Should You Care?

Among our most important responsibilities here at United Capital Source is exposing and eliminating the myriad unfair practices of certain business lenders. Though the business financing industry has improved dramatically, many business lenders are still manipulating small business owners into perilous agreements. Their goal is not to help borrowers but profit off their inability to […]

United Capital Source Gives Back For The Holidays

United Capital Source’s history with charitable causes runs deep. Since 2012, we’ve been making regular donations to several charities, especially during the holidays. Giving back serves as a reminder as to why UCS was founded in the first place: to help hard-working business owners provide for their families. Supplying the tools to build businesses ultimately […]

Important Takeaways From US Chamber Of Commerce’s Small Business Index

About three months ago, the US Chamber of Commerce and MetLife released their Small Business Index. This quarterly survey contains self-reported answers from 1,000 small business owners across the US. The first paragraph states that approximately 70% of small business owners “have a positive outlook about their company” and the small business world in general. […]

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Jared Weitz Talks Startup Characteristics That Are No Longer Acceptable In New Inc. Piece

Many successful startups lacked certain characteristics of an established business in their early stages. This does not mean, however, that today’s small business leaders should assume that their employees will also have no issue with meager accommodations. Failing to take on these characteristics will make it very difficult for the business to recruit and maintain […]

Jared Weitz Explains Why Hard Working Teams Lose Motivation In New Forbes Piece

The many challenges faced by small businesses make it difficult for their teams to maintain motivation. Even the most dedicated and hard-working teams might suddenly begin to question the point of their sacrifices. The first step to eliminating this massive mental roadblock is to identify the cause. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO […]

Jared Weitz Shows Small Business Leaders How To Attract Top Talent In New Forbes Piece

Hiring is often a challenge for small businesses that cannot offer the salaries or perks of their larger competitors. But small businesses can offer an experience and level of attention that candidates will only find at a similarly sized operation. It’s safe to say that are the advantages small business leaders should emphasize when courting […]

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Jared Weitz Reveals Three Major Oddities Of The Small Business World In New Inc. Piece

When you begin working for a small business, you soon realize that the laws of logic and reason often do not apply. Decisions don’t seem to make sense, business partners have grossly unrealistic expectations, and your workload isn’t exactly what your job description entailed. It’s safe to say that the lengths small businesses have to […]