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CARES Act: Everything Small Businesses Need To Know

CARES Act: Everything Small Businesses Need To Know

On Friday, March 27, 2020, Congress officially passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economy Security Act, a.k.a. the CARES Act. This $2 trillion relief package was created to help individuals and small businesses that are currently in financial straits as a result of Covid-19. Of that $2 trillion, approximately $350 billion will go towards a […]

How The Coronavirus Will Affect Small Business Lending

UCS CEO Jared Weitz Explains Coronavirus Effects On Business Loans

In 2011, I started United Capital Source with the mission of helping entrepreneurs grow and stabilize their businesses. Anyone who has worked with us knows that our support isn’t just limited to business loans and other funding solutions. At UCS, we take great pride in guiding entrepreneurs through tough times. Even when it seems like […]

Have You Been Declined By Headway Capital? Here's What To Do

Headway Capital Review: Everything You Need To Know

Business lines of credit can be difficult to obtain for young businesses. The most advantageous options typically require flawless personal credit scores, substantial annual revenue, and at least a year in business. This is why Alternative Funding companies like Headway Capital have become increasingly popular as of late. These types of companies’ requirements are significantly […]

Encore Entrepreneurs: 5 Steps to Starting a Business After Retirement

Today’s young adults have grown dissatisfied with the conventional career path. Unlike previous generations, they don’t seek the stability of working traditional hours at the same place for decades on end. To them, this lifestyle seems boring, unfulfilled, and void of passion. Many older individuals feel the same way about retirement. Rather than keeping the […]

Should You Apply For a Business Loan or a Personal Loan?

When businesses hit that inevitable speed bump, they often seek business loans to supplement their lack of cash. But maybe your business hasn’t been open for more than six months, and you might not meet the standard requirements for revenue or cash flow. Much like any other critical business decision, it never hurts to explore […]

5 Things to Be Aware of Before Applying for Financing

Starting and running a business is demanding but exciting. You’ve got a great idea and a rock-solid business plan, and you put in the hard work. There’s just one thing you can’t succeed without: money. Whether you’re starting a business or investing in the one you already have, it can be expensive, and that the […]

How To Calculate Cost Of Debt For Business Loans

When shopping for business loans, it’s extremely important to know each option’s true cost. At first, that seems pretty easy: you just calculate the loan’s APR, right? This might help you determine the cheapest option available. But when you think of the big picture, it becomes clear that APR does not account for numerous other […]

What Is The Net Working Capital Formula For Small Businesses?

When it comes to the responsibilities of business owners, very few can match the importance of staying on top of the right numbers. This includes profitability, performance data, and of course, working capital. Small business owners must constantly keep tabs on how much working capital they have on hand. Without this information, countless critical tasks […]

What Is A Good Profit Margin And How Do You Create One?

It doesn’t matter how much revenue you’re raking in or how many products you sell. If you do not have a good profit margin, your cash flow will suffer. A good profit margin is a mandatory requirement for a successful business. It shows that in addition to sales, the other financial elements of your business […]

How To Access Additional Working Capital For Your Small Business

What is Working Capital? The term “working capital” refers to all assets that are currently available for covering monthly business expenses, or operational costs. Payroll, rent, supplies, vendor bills, debt payments are typically covered by working capital. In addition to keeping your business up and running, working capital is used to fund business growth. How […]