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    2020-06-30

    Business.com: 11 Entrepreneur-Recommended Tools for Your Next Online Meeting

    Since transitioning to remote work, many businesses have begun using video conferencing tools to stay connected and transparent. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share their favorite video conferencing tools and explain which features they love most!

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    2020-06-30

    Forbes: Nine Effective Ways To Collect And Use Customer Feedback

    Businesses can only learn what’s working and what’s not through customer feedback, but certain methods for obtaining this information may be more effective than others. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for collecting customer feedback and applying it to your general strategy!

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    2020-06-29

    Thrive Global: 16 Ways Leaders Can Stress Less and Adapt to Opportunities

    Starting a business is a journey into the unknown, so entrepreneurs must always be ready to adapt to whatever comes their way. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for making the future less stressful by staying open to new opportunities!

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    2020-06-29

    allBusiness.com: Want to Win a Business or Industry Award? Follow These Important Tips When Applying

    Business or industry-related awards can do wonders for your reputation but your likelihood of winning greatly depends on the content of your application or nomination. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for perfecting your application and choosing the right award!

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    2020-06-26

    ZacJohnson.com: 14 Ways to Ensure Company Growth Doesn’t Outstrip Business Communication

    Expanding your team and taking on more work often leads to a breakdown in communication, which can inhibit transparency as well as company culture. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for maintaining regular communication during business growth!

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    2020-06-23

    Recruiter.com: 16 Habits That Help Top Recruiters Succeed in Their Work

    Every entrepreneur has their own methods for recruiting top talent and ensuring that they never hire the wrong person for the job. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for becoming a better recruiter for your business!

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    2020-06-19

    Forbes: How Transparent Should You Be With Your Team? 10 Considerations For Leaders

    Transparency strengthens the connection between business leaders and employees, but sharing too much information with your team can inhibit motivation and company culture. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to determine if being transparent will have a positive or negative effect on your team!

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    2020-06-18

    Business2Community: 11 Key Elements Leaders Should Consider When Doing Live Video

    Video content is one of the most effective forms of advertising, but only if your videos look professional and incorporate the preferences of your target audience. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain the key ingredients for successful live video content!

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    2020-06-18

    Success.com: 27 Books for Success to Add to Your Summer Reading List

    Books have been a source of inspiration for countless entrepreneurs, especially when it comes to finding purpose in your work and discovering the real obstacles to your goals. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs discuss the books that have had the biggest impact on their careers!

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    2020-06-18

    Thrive Global: 14 Effective Methods for Improving Discipline in the Workplace

    The monotony and stress of the day-to-day routine can make it difficult to maintain the same level of focus each day. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share their favorite methods for staying disciplined with daily tasks and long-term goals!

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    2020-06-15

    Noobpreneur.com: 15 Key Traits Entrepreneurs Should Cultivate to Improve Themselves

    Heightened levels of certain personality traits are arguably more integral to entrepreneurial success than industry-related knowledge. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share the traits they believe have had the biggest impact on their personal and professional success!

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    2020-06-10

    Business2Community: 16 Things to Avoid When Doing Content Marketing

    Creating content that gains traction is much harder than picking topics you’re interested in and sharing your work on different channels. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal some of the most common mistakes small businesses make with content marketing!

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    2020-06-08

    Thrive Global: 15 Ways to Bounce Back When Nothing Is Going Right

    Success comes to those who get up when they fall down, but recovering from a massive failure can seem nearly impossible. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share how they regain confidence and stability after hitting a roadblock in their career!

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    2020-06-05

    Thrive Global: How to Make the Most of Introspective Practices: 15 Proven Strategies

    Entrepreneurs are often so busy that they lose sight of their personal values and goals, which can inhibit their motivation and optimism. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share introspective activities that help them relieve stress and maintain a sense of purpose!

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    2020-06-05

    Forbes: Hiring Your First Remote Employee? Follow These 16 Tips

    If you’ve never hired a remote employee, the idea of interviewing and onboarding job candidates through a computer screen can feel awkward and uncomfortable. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for smoothing out the process of bringing on your first remote employee!

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    2020-06-05

    Forbes: 16 Nonspecialist Resources For Learning The Basics Of Wealth Management

    Learning how to invest in the stock market or build a retirement fund can be very intimidating when you don’t know where to start. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts share their favorite resources for learning the fundamentals of personal wealth management!

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    2020-06-03

    Business2Community: 14 Low-Cost Ways to Grow Your Small Business

    Some of the most effective marketing tools and strategies are surprisingly cheap, so limited funds don’t have to stop you from growing your business. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share tips for reaching a larger audience without breaking the bank!

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    2020-06-03

    Blogging Tips: 15 Effective Ways to Reach Gen Z on Social Media

    If Generation Z is among your business’s target audience, there’s no doubt that the best marketing channel to connect with them is social media. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for catering social media marketing strategies towards the preferences of Generation Z!

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    2020-06-03

    Recruiter.com: 15 Incentives That Will Bring Top Candidates to Your Pipeline

    Selling a business is a life-changing decision that requires you to ignore the emotional connection to the business and approach the sale objectively. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs help you make sure that selling your business is indeed the right thing to do!

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    2020-05-29

    Forbes: 15 Smart Ways To Diversify Your Business’ Cash Flow During A Crisis

    Businesses that survive unforeseen misfortunes tend to have multiple income streams and alternative sources of working capital. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer tips for entrepreneurs looking to diversify their cash flow during the ongoing pandemic!

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    2020-05-28

    Business.com: 18 Key Considerations to Make When Selling a Business

    Selling a business is a life-changing decision that requires you to ignore the emotional connection to the business and approach the sale objectively. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs help you make sure that selling your business is indeed the right thing to do!

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    2020-05-27

    Forbes: Received An Unexpected Windfall? 15 Smart Investment Tips

    When entrepreneurs receive money they weren’t expecting, they must resist the temptation to treat it as disposable income and invest in long-term financial security instead. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer investment tips for entrepreneurs who aren’t sure about what to do with their extra cash!

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    2020-05-18

    Forbes: 13 Investment ‘Don’ts’ For Periods Of Market Volatility

    Extreme fluctuations in the stock market can cause investors to make rash decisions in an attempt to mitigate risk. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts share common mistakes investors should avoid during turbulent times!

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    2020-05-18

    Influencive.com: 14 Ways to Make Important Decisions Without Exhausting Yourself

    Tough decisions can do a number on your emotional and mental health, which can cause you to make hasty choices just to get the matter over with. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for minimizing the stress of important decisions!

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    2020-05-14

    Finder.com: Best nonbank business loans

    After reviewing over 130 business financing companies, Finder.com named United Capital Source as one of the best providers of business funding for businesses that cannot qualify for bank loans. Learn why UCS was included in this list in the article below!

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    2020-05-12

    Forbes: 14 Tips To Help Business Owners Navigate Tax Season

    Entrepreneurs are so busy throughout the year that they are often caught off guard by the amount of preparation required for filing business taxes. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts share tips for taking the stress out of tax season!

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    2020-05-10

    NY Newsday: Watch out for ‘comfort buying’ during pandemic

    Recent data shows that many people are using retail therapy to cope with the discomfort of the ongoing pandemic. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss the risks of this habit and offer tips for keeping it under control!

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    2020-05-07

    GMR Transcription: 14 Alternative Cost-Cutting Strategies to Avoid Layoffs

    Many small businesses affected by COVID-19 are currently struggling to generate enough revenue to continue paying their employees. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer cost-cutting strategies for companies looking to avoid massive layoffs!

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    2020-04-30

    ChatterSource: The Top 5 Reasons To Bank With A Credit Union [And Expert Tips]

    Though they offer similar services, many credit unions exceed banks in several areas, like customer service, interest rates, and fees. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal the main reasons someone would give their business to a credit union instead of a bank!

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    2020-05-04

    Forbes: 14 Outdated Investing ‘Rules’ You Don’t Need To Follow Anymore

    Today’s stock market is so volatile that investors must essentially invent a completely new rule book to protect their portfolios. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts share popular investing tips from the past that no longer apply to the current market!

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    2020-05-01

    Influencive: 13 Productivity Systems You Should Think Twice About Using

    Some of the most popular methods for maximizing productivity can have the opposite effect if you force yourself to use them, rather than choosing the method that’s best for you. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share popular productivity techniques they’ve found to be the least helpful!

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    2020-04-29

    U.S. News & World Report: 10 Ways for Retirees to Save Money During the Coronavirus

    Thanks to the market dips and economic uncertainties caused by COVID-19, previously stable retirement funds may now be in jeopardy. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer tips for retirees looking to improve their finances amid the ongoing pandemic!

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    2020-04-28

    allBusiness: 14 Common Content Marketing Mistakes You’re Making (And What to Do Instead)

    Younger businesses often underestimate the difficulty of creating the perfect blog post, which requires a host of essential components. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for avoiding the most common content marketing mistakes!

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    2020-04-24

    Influencive: 14 Ways to Unplug and Recharge When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

    Unwinding after a stressful day is much easier when you have a go-to activity that always puts your mind to rest. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share their preferred method of relaxation when their mental health needs a break!

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    2020-04-22

    Forbes: 15 Financial Planning Tips For Beginners

    Establishing a plan for improving financial security can seem so daunting that many people don’t know where to start. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer simple tips for taking more control over your personal finances!

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    2020-04-21

    Noobpreneur: 14 Key Things To Consider When Trying To Draw Investor Interest

    New entrepreneurs often underestimate the process of forging relationships with potential investors, which is crucial for landing that game-changing meeting. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for piquing the interest of potential investors and effectively communicating your business’s value!

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    2020-04-22

    Forbes: Changing Your Personal Brand? Here’s How to Test It Out First

    Entrepreneurs often put more focus into their image as their business grows, but they must be very strategic with the direction they take. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for testing different ideas for your personal brand!

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    2020-04-21

    Fox News: Small Business Paycheck Protection Program Panel

    UCS CEO Jared Weitz appeared on Fox News to discuss the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program. Watch the clip below to see Jared explain how small businesses are using the funding and whether or not it is sufficient for covering their most essential expenses!

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    2020-04-16

    Forbes: 14 Ways To Encourage Engagement With Your Brand

    A central goal of any social media or email marketing strategy is fostering back-and-forth communication so you can learn more about your audience’s preferences. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for encouraging your audience to engage with your digital content!

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    2020-04-13

    Forbes: Why Knowing Your Value Should Be The No. 1 Requirement For Job Candidates

    People who know their value do not apply for jobs that won’t present the specific challenges in which they excel. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains why job candidates who know their value are most likely to bring you the drive and work ethic your business is looking for!

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    2020-04-14

    Forbes: Don’t Overlook These 15 Important Financial Health Habits

    The key to financial security is adhering to just a few simple habits that help you maximize your savings, protect your credit score, and avoid unnecessary spending. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer tips for gradually improving your overall financial health!

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    2020-04-13

    SmallBizTrends: 15 Efficient, Effective Ways to Use Instagram Stories

    Instagram can be a fantastic marketing tool if you use your stories to obtain crucial data regarding your audience’s preferences. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for effectively engaging with your audience through your business’s Instagram stories!

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    2020-04-13

    Forbes: Give Customers What They Want: 11 Tips On How To Listen Effectively

    Listening to your customers not only shows that you value their input, but that you also intend to use this input to improve your offerings. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share communicative tactics for obtaining helpful insights about your customers’ preferences!

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    2020-04-07

    Forbes: How To Choose Between Business Loan Options

    With so many options for business loans available today, choosing the right product for your needs can seem like finding a needle in a haystack. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains how to narrow your search down to the companies that are the best suited for your unique cash flow circumstances!

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    2020-04-03

    Raydiant: 8 Small Business Owners Share Tips On How Consumers Can Support Them

    As the coronavirus pandemic saps the revenue out of local businesses across the US, many loyal customers are determined to keep them alive. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain what consumers can do to keep money flowing into their favorite local businesses!

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    2020-01-04

    Forbes: Help High-Performing Employees Get Back In Gear: Eight Actionable Steps

    The entire company suffers when top-performing employees lose momentum, which is inevitable as they are only human. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for getting your star players back on their game!

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    2020-03-30

    Newsday: Fixing errors in your credit report

    Errors on credit reports are unfortunately common, even if you follow all the rules for protecting your score. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts share exactly what to do the moment you see incorrect information on your credit report!

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    2020-03-30

    Forbes: 15 Finance Pros Explain How To Keep Your Online Transactions Secure

    Despite the ongoing threat of hacking and identity theft, just a few simple precautions should be all it takes to keep your online financial accounts secure. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal how to protect sensitive financial information from cyber criminals!

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    2020-03-26

    Forbes: Don’t Overlook These 14 Good Habits For Financial Health

    Even the tiniest changes to your lifestyle and management practices can have a major impact on your personal wealth and your business’s financial standing. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts share extremely beneficial financial habits that often go overlooked!

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    2020-03-25

    Inc: Feeling Overwhelmed at Work? 8 Self-Care Activities That Take 5 Minutes or Less

    Self-care is crucial for keeping yourself mentally healthy, even if you only have five minutes to spare. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share their favorite activities for staying calm during busy work days!

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    2020-03-24

    Glassdoor: Managing Your Teams Through Layoffs

    Unfortunately, many small businesses have been hit so hard by the coronavirus pandemic that they have no choice but to reduce staff. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to prevent layoffs from compromising the loyalty and focus of your remaining team!

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    2020-03-24

    Influencive: Entrepreneurs Share 13 Ways You Can Build Genuine Connections

    Business opportunities are more likely to come your way when you know how to forge strong relationships with the right people. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share their personal techniques for authentically connecting with new contacts!

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    2020-03-23

    Welp Magazine: 5 Popular POS Software Designed For Small Business Use

    In addition to processing payments, point of sale (POS) software simplifies a myriad of activities like establishing loyalty programs, managing inventory, and tracking top-selling items. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share their favorite POS systems and highlight their primary benefits!

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    2020-03-20

    Forbes: Three Tips For Picking The Right Business Loan

    Business leaders have so many options for business loans these days that choosing the right one can seem nearly impossible. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains how to figure out which financial institution’s products are better suited for your needs!

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    2020-03-20

    Business Management Daily: 6 ways to help employees make the most of their workdays

    Whether it’s through technology or strategic routine, every business leader has their own way of helping employees maximize daily productivity. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share how they make sure employees make the most out of their work hours!

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    2020-03-19

    Forbes: Three Common Mistakes To Avoid When Expanding Your Remote Team

    It’s incorrect to assume that when on-boarding remote workers, your business doesn’t have to go through any of the motions associated with traditional full-time employees. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz highlights three common mistakes businesses make once they decide to fill a position with a remote worker!

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    2020-03-17

    Forbes: Eight Proven Strategies For Maximizing Work Day Productivity

    In order to conquer their massive to-do lists, entrepreneurs must create strategies for prioritizing certain tasks and managing the time spent on each one. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share how they maximize productivity during the work day!

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    2020-03-16

    SmallBizTrends: 14 Ways You Can Transform Your In-Store Experience

    In order to compete with online retailers, brick and mortar shops must offer a unique in-store experience that customers won’t forget. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share tips for transforming your business’s in-store experience!

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    2020-03-17

    BestCompany: Why Is My Premium So High?: What You Need to Know About Life Insurance Underwriting

    Life insurance prevents your loved ones from inheriting financial hardships and can even replace a lifetime of income. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal how life insurance premiums are calculated!

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    2020-03-15

    Business2Community: Generating Paid Leads: Entrepreneurs Discuss Which Platforms Work Well for Them

    Paid advertising is designed to attract high quality leads, but only if you choose the right platform for your business. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share their favorite resource for generating high quality leads!

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    2020-03-09

    NAV: Secured vs. Unsecured Business Loans

    Secured loans offer larger amounts and lower rates, but unsecured loans are more accessible and take less time to obtain. In this new piece for Nav, UCS CEO Jared Weitz breaks down the primary differences between secured and unsecured business loans!

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    2020-03-05

    Inc: 3 Workplace Skills That Will Be Most Relevant in 2020

    The growing prevalence of advanced technology will increase the need for skills that only human beings can possess. In this new piece for Inc., UCS CEO Jared Weitz reveals three workplace skills that will be in high demand this year!

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    2020-03-05

    Forbes: How To Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed: Eight Effective Strategies For Business Leaders

    An entrepreneur’s workload will only increase, so your only option is to find a way to deal with your mounting responsibilities without getting overwhelmed. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share their favorite techniques for staying calm under pressure!

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    2020-02-24

    Business.com: 17 Tips for Engaging With Your Customers on Social Media

    Social media allows businesses to directly interact with their customers, so you must think very carefully about the way you present yourself. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for engaging with customers on social media!

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    2020-02-21

    Business.com: Capital vs. Operating Grants: Which Does Your Business Need?

    Capital grants and operating grants are the most popular types of small business grants, but both can be difficult to qualify for. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss the pros and cons of each option!

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    2020-02-27

    BestCompany: Advice on Interest Rates: Business Loan Tips from Lenders and Experts

    Business loans with low interest rates are reserved businesses that meet a very specific set of requirements. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts explain the role interest should play when shopping for business loans!

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    2020-02-24

    Forbes: 16 Strategies To Help Financial Advisors Improve Their Customer Service

    Due to the sensitivity of the information being exchanged, financial advisors must go to great lengths to gain their clients’ trust. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer tips for financial advisors looking to improve their customer service!

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    2020-02-24

    Noobpreneur: 16 Invaluable Resources To Help New Founders Get Started

    Starting a business is much less daunting when you have a solid collection of resources for guidance and information. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share their favorite resources for new entrepreneurs!

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    2020-02-21

    deBanked: United Capital Source Partners with Brex to Offer Deal on Card

    United Capital Source has partnered with Brex to offer special bonuses for UCS customers who sign up for the Brex Corporate Card. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz tells deBanked why this partnership represents the future of the business financing industry!

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    2020-02-20

    Forbes: 13 Things Every Business Should Do Now To Prepare For Tax Day

    Whether you’re running a large corporation or a small business, all business owners must leave themselves plenty of time to plan for tax season. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts share tips for taking the stress out of filing tax returns for your business!

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    2020-02-18

    Business.com: What Is Document Control Software, and Do You Need It?

    Document control software stores and manages documents while ensuring compliance with security and storage regulations. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs help you decide if your business needs document control software!

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    2020-02-18

    Forbes: 13 Tips To Balance Staying Competitive With Maintaining Cash Flow In Your Business

    Committing to growth-related investments can be difficult when it inhibits your ability to cover regular expenses. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal how to remain competitive without jeopardizing cash flow!

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    2020-02-14

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Firing an Employee? Here’s How to Do It Right

    Nobody likes firing people, but following a set of appropriate guidelines can make this process as quick and painless as possible. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs outline the proper legal steps for terminating an employee!

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    2020-02-14

    Business.com: Hidden Gotchas in Your Business Loan Repayment Terms

    Your monthly payment and APR are far from the only numbers you should look for in business loan agreements. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal how to spot hidden terms and fees!

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    2020-02-14

    BREX: The Corporate Card of Choice for UCS Companies

    United Capital Source is proud to announce our partnership with the Brex Corporate Card. Click the link below to learn more about its benefits and receive 100,000 points in statement credits/waived card fees for life!

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    2020-02-12

    Inc: What Many Businesses Get Wrong About Company Culture, and What to Do Instead

    Building strong company culture isn’t as simple as offering unique perks or holding meetings about core values. In this new piece for Inc., UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains the importance of outwardly exhibiting company culture at the workplace!

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    2020-02-11

    Noobpreneur: 13 Small Changes You Can Make Today To Boost Long-Term Productivity

    Even the smallest changes to your daily routine can have a major impact on your productivity. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal some very easy ways to boost productivity as well as your overall well-being!

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    2020-02-10

    Forbes: 15 Tips To Help Businesses Develop Effective Financial Reporting Systems

    Rushing to complete financial reports on time could compromise the accuracy of the critical data involved. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer tips for creating timely and accurate financial reports!

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    2020-02-04

    Forbes: Three Ways The Business Financing Industry Needs To Change In 2020

    Many small businesses are still having an unnecessarily difficult time obtaining affordable, transparent financing products. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz reveals three ways business financing companies can better serve their customers in 2020!

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    2020-02-03

    Business.com: Do You Understand the Fine Print of Your Loan Agreement?

    Predatory lenders often hide their malicious policies in the fine print of loan agreements. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts explain what kind of information to look for before signing the dotted line!

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    2020-01-31

    Forbes: 15 Actions Your Business Can Take To Prepare For Unexpected Financial Hurdles

    Businesses are constantly urged to have substantial cash reserves on hand in the event of a financial curveball. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer tips for protecting your business from unexpected misfortunes!

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    2020-01-30

    Business 2 Community: 10 Effective Ways to Make Your Sponsored Posts Stand Out on Social Media

    The enormous amount of businesses competing for attention on social media can make it very difficult to create original, eye-catching posts. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for making your paid social posts stand out!

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    2020-01-30

    Forbes: 13 Important Details To Review With Your Financial Advisor At Each Check-In

    Financial advisers are only worth pursuing if you take full advantage of the critical information they can provide. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal which questions to ask when meeting with your financial adviser!

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    2020-01-29

    allBusiness: 15 Ways to Effectively Communicate Company Goals With Your Employees

    Your business’s goals and values are essentially meaningless unless every employee is aware of them. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to communicate your goals to your team!

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    2020-01-22

    Forbes: Before You Change Your Investment Portfolio, Consider These 14 Things

    Sudden fluctuations in the stock market can tempt investors into making significant changes to their portfolios. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal what every investor should consider before taking such drastic actions!

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    2020-01-22

    Business.com: What Is a High-Risk Business Loan, and What Industries Can It Help?

    Sudden fluctuations in the stock market can tempt investors into making significant changes to their portfolios. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal what every investor should consider before taking such drastic actions!

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    2020-01-21

    Forbes: 11 Crucial Skills Every Small Business Owner Needs From Day One

    The initial success of many entrepreneurs can often be attributed to their mastery of a single fundamental skill. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal the skills that have played the biggest role in their success!

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    2020-01-21

    Forbes: Three Reasons To Be Optimistic About Generation Z

    Unlike their predecessors, Generation Z will be fully prepared for the ups and downs of their chosen career paths. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains why we should all be extremely confident in the workforce of tomorrow!

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    2020-01-21

    Forbes: Small Businesses, Watch These Expenses In 2020

    Many entrepreneurs start the new year with the goal of being smarter about their most important expenses. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz reveals the expenses that deserve significantly more attention as your business grows!

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    2020-01-20

    BestCompany: Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Car Warranties [With E-Book]

    An extended car warranty is an insurance policy designed to safeguard you against unforeseen and expensive repairs. In this new e-book from bestcompany.com, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts help you decide if a car warranty makes sense for you!

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    2020-01-15

    Business 2 Community: 15 Creative Ways To Find More Hours In Your Work Day

    When you’re as busy as an entrepreneur, it often feels like there just isn’t enough time in the day to check off every item on your to-do list. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for finding more hours in the work day!

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    2020-01-15

    SmallBizTrends: 15 Non-Intrusive Ways Employees Can Help With Branding

    No one knows your product or service better than your team, so it only makes sense to consult them when developing your brand identity. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to involve your team in the branding process!

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    2020-01-13

    Forbes: 10 Tricks To Meeting 2020 New Year’s Resolutions

    Business owners set ambitious goals for the New Year but like any human being, they often have a hard time sticking to them. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for making your New Year’s resolutions work in the long term!

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    2020-01-13

    Business.com: What Services Can a PEO Provide to Your Small Business?

    A professional employer organization, or PEO, provides human resources and payroll services like payroll, health insurance and retirement plans. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs discuss the pros and cons of partnering with a PEO!

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    2020-01-10

    Noobpreneur: Setting Aside Differences: 12 Considerations When Working With Someone You Don’t Like

    Certain personalities just don’t mesh well, but you cannot let these differences affect the quality of your work. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer advice for working with someone you don’t like!

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    2020-01-09

    CreditCards.com: The definitive guide to debunking credit score myths

    There’s a ton of misconceptions surrounding the way credit scores work and their role in our lives. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts debunk the most popular credit score myths!

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    2020-01-08

    Business.com: Advice for Choosing a Small Business Document Management System

    The ability to track, store and manage internal documents can greatly impact your business’s efficiency and productivity. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to choose the right document management system for your business!

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    2020-01-08

    Forbes: 10 Practical Ways To Conquer Entrepreneurial Self-Doubt

    The countless obstacles that come with running a business can make any entrepreneur question their career path. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share how they conquer self-doubt!

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    2020-01-08

    Inc: 8 Tips for Moving On From a Lost Business Opportunity

    It hurts to see a business opportunity you turned down become successful, but sulking about the past never helps your future. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for moving on after a missed business opportunity!

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    2020-01-07

    MSN (Microsoft News): 8 Tips for Moving On From a Lost Business Opportunity

    Turning down a risky business deal could mean missing out on a tremendously successful endeavor. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to keep moving forward after a lost business opportunity!

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    2020-01-06

    MSN (Microsoft News): Work Smart, Not Hard: 7 Essential Tips for Busy Entrepreneurs

    Entrepreneurs often burn themselves out by taking on too many tasks and neglecting the need for time off. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to set boundaries between work and your personal life!

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    2020-01-03

    CBNation: 30 Entrepreneurs Share Their Goals for 2020

    For entrepreneurs, a new year presents the opportunity to grow their businesses as well as their own skills. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share their personal goals for 2020!

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    2020-01-03

    allBusiness: Customer Appreciation: 10 Ways Businesses Can Show Their Gratitude

    Customers are more likely to give their loyalty to businesses that make them feel valued. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal how they show their customers that they truly appreciate their business!

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    2020-01-03

    Forbes: Three Things The Business Financing Industry Needs To Know About Business Owners

    Many business owners have had an unnecessarily difficult time finding the best financing option for their needs. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz shares three ways business financing companies can better serve their customers in 2020!

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    2020-01-02

    Inc: 2 Great Ways to Put Yourself in the Mind of Your Customer

    Knowledge gaps between businesses and customers can make it difficult to view your industry from your audience’s perspective. In this new piece for Inc., UCS CEO Jared Weitz shares two strategies for putting yourself in the mind of your customer!

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    2019-12-30

    Business.com: 2 Great Ways to Put Yourself in the Mind of Your Customer

    Preparation, organization, and the right tools are crucial for filing business taxes correctly and on time. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share advice for simplifying this notoriously stressful process!

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    2019-12-24

    Thrive Global: Stay on the high road, it’s a lonely place but the only place

    UCS was born out of CEO Jared Weitz’s passion for helping entrepreneurs pursue their dreams. In this new interview with Authority Magazine, Jared discusses his first experiences with adversity and shares his 5 most important pieces of advice for aspiring entrepreneurs!

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    2019-12-23

    U.S. News & World Report: Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Google Pay: How They Stack Up

    Mobile payment apps such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Google Pay allow you to use your debit or credit card in stores and online without ever having to pick up a piece of plastic. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss the pros and cons of these three apps!

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    2019-12-21

    Business 2 Community: 11 Things Mobile Marketers Should Do to Up Their Game in the New Year

    It’s safe to say that the most effective digital marketing strategies of 2020 will be geared towards mobile devices. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for developing user-friendly mobile marketing strategies!

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    2019-12-20

    BestCompany: How to Contact the IRS and Effectively Manage IRS Problems

    If the IRS has contacted you about debt, you have the choice of responding to the IRS yourself or reaching out to a tax professional. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal the pros and cons of both options!

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    2019-12-19

    Forbes: 14 Strategic Tips For Hiring Effective Holiday Season Employees

    Many businesses hire extra short-term employees during the holiday season to capitalize on the surge in demand. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal how to tell which candidates are truly capable of handling the holiday crowds!

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    2019-12-19

    Business 2 Community: 15 Simple Ways to Make Your Business More Accessible to People With Disabilities

    More and more small businesses are modifying their physical setting, websites and hiring practices to better accommodate people with disabilities. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share tips for making your business more accessible for the disabled!

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    2019-12-17

    SmallBizTrends: 14 Smart Ways to Remind Employees About Their Benefits Options

    Many employees don’t take the time to explore all the benefits their companies offer and miss out on advantageous programs and perks. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for encouraging your employees to fully utilize their benefits packages!

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    2019-12-13

    Forbes: Investing In The Stock Market: 12 Tips For Newcomers

    Stock market newcomers have been known to get too caught up in the hottest trends and make rash decisions following sudden fluctuations. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer tips for navigating the stock market for the first time!

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    2019-12-13

    BestCompany: 16 Expert Tips to Help You Prepare Your Credit and Finances for 2020

    Making smarter financial decisions is a popular New Year’s Resolution, but you must start now to set the tone for 2020. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer tips for preparing your credit and finances for the new year!

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    2019-12-11

    Forbes: Eight Proven Methods For Keeping Company Culture Intact With New Hires

    New hires may have different personalities than the current team, which can make it difficult to maintain company culture as the business grows. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for keeping new hires aligned with your team’s core values!

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    2019-12-11

    Forbes: Three Mistakes To Avoid With Your Company’s Data

    Performance data from digital strategies can be extremely helpful but many small businesses aren’t looking at the right numbers. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains how to avoid three very common data-related mistakes!

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    2019-12-09

    Forbes: Going Cashless? 10 Things To Know About The Evolution Of Digital Payments

    Depending on your industry and target market, integrating digital payments and phasing out cash may be a logical step in the near future. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer tips for making this integration process as smooth as possible!

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    2019-12-09

    Business.com: How to Boost Your Programming Skills

    Knowing how to read and write code can be an invaluable skill for anyone who works closely with technology. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs name the resources they have used to learn how to code!

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    2019-12-09

    Forbes: In Your 30s? 14 Strategies To Reach Savings Goals Faster

    Your 30s are supposed to be your prime earning years, so it’s crucial to use your higher salary to build your retirement fund. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer tips for boosting savings in your 30s!

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    2019-12-09

    Forbes: Three Major Trends In Consumer Demand That Favor Small Businesses

    Unlike the past, today’s consumers don’t just base their purchasing decisions on what’s popular, nor do they settle for bland marketing tactics. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains why small businesses are more likely to benefit from current trends in demand!

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    2019-12-05

    Forbes: Brick-And-Mortar Isn’t Dead: 14 Financial Strategies To Compete With Online Retailers

    Brick-and-mortar shops must launch highly creative strategies to compete with the unrivaled prices and convenience of Ecommerce giants. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how brick-and-mortar shops can avoid losing customers to online retailers!

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    2019-12-04

    Inc: 8 Ways the Workforce Will Change in 2020, According to Business Leaders

    The rise of new technology and unorthodox working arrangements suggests that within the next year, the entire workforce culture will change dramatically. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs give their thoughts on the most significant workforce changes lying ahead!

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    2019-11-28

    SmallBizTrends: 15 Smart Ways for Service Businesses to Tap Into the Holiday Sales Season

    The holidays can be slow for service businesses, unless they launch unique strategies to maintain interest and spread brand awareness. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other service-based entrepreneurs share their most effective sales strategies for the holiday season!

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    2019-11-26

    BestCompany: Ultimate Debt Management Guide

    If you’re struggling to pay off outstanding credit card debt, enrolling in a debt management plan may be your most practical solution. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal the pros and cons of debt management plans!

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    2019-11-22

    Forbes: Meeting Your Financial Planner For The First Time? Nine Pieces Of Information To Prepare

    Financial planners need as much information as possible about your lifestyle and income in order to create the best plan for your needs. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal the data and documents you should bring to your first meeting with your financial planner!

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    2019-11-21

    Fit Small Business: How to Conduct a Payroll Audit [+ Free Payroll Audit Checklist]

    A payroll audit makes sure your payroll process complies with labor and tax laws, while also reducing the risk of embezzlement or wage theft. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs walk you through each step of a payroll audit!

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    2019-11-21

    BestCompany: Ultimate Credit Counseling Guide

    Credit counseling can be a great solution for mounting debts that seem impossible to pay off. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss the benefits of credit counseling and explain how to find the right credit counselor for your needs!

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    2019-11-20

    Forbes: Three Reasons Finance Firms Struggle With Customer Service (And How To Address Them)

    Providing stellar customer service isn’t easy in finance, largely because different types of clients have different preferences. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz offers three crucial suggestions for financial institutions that struggle with customer service!

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    2019-11-20

    Business 2 Community: 12 Ways to Encourage Amazon Sales When Your New Product Lacks Reviews

    More and more small businesses are modifying their physical setting, websites and hiring practices to better accommodate people with disabilities. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share tips for making your business more accessible for the disabled!

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    2019-11-19

    Forbes: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The US Open

    In addition to providing thrilling entertainment, virtual reality has a myriad of practical uses, from employee training to advertising. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share their favorite ways to use virtual reality!

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    2019-11-18

    Forbes: Nine Common Business Tips Startups Are Better Off Ignoring

    As helpful as business advice can be, certain tips aren’t as relevant or valid in today’s market. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs discuss popular business tips that they believe will do more harm than good!

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    2019-11-18

    Forbes: 10 Exciting Technological Innovations This Year And Their Implications

    Many technological tools have grown tremendously over this past year, despite entering the mainstream fairly recently. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs name the advancements they found most exciting in 2019!

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    2019-11-15

    MSN Microsft News: Small business tips for taking payments over the phone

    Many consumers would rather read a credit card number over the phone than write a check, fill out a form or make a payment online. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for taking payments over the phone!

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    2019-11-15

    TechCrunch: Decide which type of investor to target for raising capital

    New businesses seeking equity financing must first figure out the type of investor that is most likely to work with them. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal how to determine which investors are worth pursuing!

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    2019-11-14

    Inc: Ask These 7 Genius Questions to Spark Innovation on Your Team

    Inspiring innovation within your team often comes down to asking the right questions to trigger their creativity. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal the questions they ask when looking for new ideas!

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    2019-11-13

    FundingStrat: The Way of the Funding Pro

    The consultative approach builds connections with potential clients by uncovering and understanding their needs. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz helps explain why this approach is exactly what today’s consumers are looking for!

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    2019-11-07

    Forbes: To Outsource Or Not To Outsource? 10 Strategies For Deciding

    Entrepreneurs must often decide if a task is too important to outsource and therefore deserves a full-time employee. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal how they approach this decision in their own businesses!

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    2019-11-07

    Forbes: Hiring The Right Front-End Developer: 15 Methods For Screening Applicants

    Front-end developers design your website and user experience, so you’d better take your time finding the right person for this hugely important position. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for screening front-end developer candidates!

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    2019-11-06

    Business.com: What Is a POS System? (and Other Common Questions Answered)

    A point-of-sale (POS) system allows businesses to complete purchases, record sales data and view business performance reports. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain the many benefits of POS systems and how to choose the right one for your business!

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    2019-11-06

    Forbes: Eight Hurdles To Integrating AI Within A Business (And How To Overcome Them)

    Artificial intelligence is being integrated into more and more businesses but the transition doesn’t always have the best outcome. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for successfully integrating AI into your business!

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    2019-11-05

    Forbes: The Real Reasons So Many Small Businesses Run Out Of Money

    Year after year, many entrepreneurs find themselves cash-strapped even though it’s common knowledge to maintain a rainy day fund. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains why this keeps happening and how business financing firms can help!

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    2019-11-05

    Insurance Quotes: Health Insurance Rules Changing Quicky Prior to Open Enrollment and Medicare Plans. What Should You Do?

    Several changes to the Affordable Care Act will go into place next year, most of which deal with user fees and out-of-pocket limits. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz helps explain the specifics of these changes and what they mean for the future of healthcare!

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    2019-01-11

    Forbes: 14 Fintech Trends To Watch For In 2020

    The rapid growth of Fintech suggests that the way we manage our finances is due for a major change. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts share the Fintech trends they believe will rise to prominence over the next year!

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    2019-10-31

    Thrive Global: Building Confidence: 14 Strategies for New Leaders and Entrepreneurs

    New entrepreneurs face the daunting task of staying confident even though they have very few personal accomplishments to boast of. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share tips for building confidence during your company’s early stages!

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    2019-10-30

    Business.com: How to Choose the Best Retail POS System for Your Business

    Point-of-sale (POS) systems charge businesses to ring up customer orders, record payments and perform several other operational tasks. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to choose the right POS system for your business!

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    2019-10-28

    Forbes: Three Popular Tips For Entrepreneurs That Are Misleading

    As helpful as entrepreneurial advice can be, misinterpreting certain tips can result in hazardous mistakes that unknowingly inhibit growth. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz highlights three common tips that can be extremely misleading for new entrepreneurs!

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    2019-10-25

    Forbes: 13 Essential Metrics Small Businesses Need To Track

    Data is a crucial component of success but it’s often difficult to decide which numbers deserve the most attention. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal the metrics they prioritize when monitoring performance!

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    2019-10-23

    Inc: 8 Self-Development Activities Every Founder Should Make Time For

    Entrepreneurs must constantly evolve to grow their success, and certain activities are especially conducive to this ongoing process. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share their favorite personal development activities!

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    2019-10-22

    Forbes: Nine Ways To Make Sure Your Business Idea Isn’t A Dud

    Before starting a business, aspiring entrepreneurs must be absolutely positive that their ideas will make money in the real world. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal how to tell if your business idea is indeed worth pursuing!

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    2019-10-22

    Forbes: Looking For A CPA? 16 Tips For Finding The Right One

    A good CPA is an essential resource for business success, but you must choose the right one for your financial needs and goals. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts share tips for finding your small business accountant!

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    2019-10-22

    deBanked: The FTC Wants To Police Small Business Finance

    The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on deceptive practices in business financing, including malicious merchant cash advance providers. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other business financing experts give their take on how to make their industry less dangerous for business owners!

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    2019-10-22

    Inc: Handle Negative Feedback Like a Pro: 6 Expert Tips

    The fate of a business is often determined by its response to negative feedback from customers or partners. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for minimizing the damage of negative feedback and using it to your advantage!

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    2019-10-21

    Business.com: 16 Marketing Research Resources for Deep Data Dives

    Critical information about your audience can be uncovered through a myriad of resources, but some are more useful for certain industries. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share their favorite market research tools!

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    2019-10-21

    Influencive: 13 Effective Methods for Coping With Difficult Peers

    Dealing with difficult co-workers is tough because you must maintain communication for the sake of the company. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for handling this common dilemma!

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    2019-10-17

    Forbes: Choosing The Right Bank Or Credit Card: 10 Tips From Finance Experts

    With so many offers coming your way every second, it’s difficult to decide which bank or credit card actually makes sense for your needs. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts name the most important factors to consider during this critical decision!

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    2019-10-17

    SmallBizTrends: 16 Essential Things to Remember When Working With Micro-Influencers

    Micro-influencers aren’t household names but they’re still influential enough to make a difference for your business’s marketing efforts. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for using micro-influencers to your advantage!

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    2019-10-17

    BestCompany: Should I Get Travel Insurance for My Next Vacation?

    Travel insurance is often viewed as an unnecessary expense until something goes wrong and you aren’t eligible for reimbursement. In this article from bestcompany.com, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss whether it’s worth it to purchase travel insurance for your next trip!

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    2019-10-16

    Forbes: 10 Entrepreneurs Share The Biggest Career Risk They Ever Took (And How It Paid Off)

    Starting and growing a business are huge risks, but the greatest risks tend to offer the greatest rewards. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal the biggest risks of their careers and why they were successful!

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    2019-10-16

    Forbes: How Debt Financing Is Adapting To Compete With Equity Financing

    Thanks to a series of major changes in the debt financing industry, equity financing is no longer the only viable option for young businesses. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains how debt financing has evolved to match the accessibility and appeal of equity financing!

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    2019-10-16

    deBanked: Consultative Selling in Small Business Finance

    One way companies like United Capital Source build long-term relationships is by educating clients about fiscal responsibility. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance entrepreneurs discuss the challenges of bestowing crucial financial advice!

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    2019-10-16

    Inc: 8 Convincing Reasons You Should Hire a Business Coach

    When faced with difficult decisions, many entrepreneurs rely on the unbiased and experienced wisdom of a business coach. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share the various advantages of investing in this crucial resource!

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    2019-10-15

    Business 2 Community: 12 Essential Things to Know About Launching a Kickstarter Campaign

    The tremendous success of many Kickstarter campaigns does not mean it’s easy to reach your fundraising goal. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal the most important things to keep in mind before launching a kickstarter campaign!

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    2019-10-15

    BestCompany: 3 Dominant Personality Traits of Financially Savvy Entrepreneurs

    Financially savvy entrepreneurs definitely stand out, but not necessarily with the personality traits you’d expect. In this new piece for Best Company, UCS CEO Jared Weitz reveals the interesting habits that distinguish these entrepreneurs from the rest of their peers!

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    2019-10-10

    https://www.inc.com/young-entrepreneur-council/6-ways-entrepreneurs-can-get-rid-of-decision-making-bias.html

    The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released a series of changes to the Affordable Care Act that will go into effect next year. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs predict how these changes will impact small businesses and their employees!

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    2019-10-10

    Inc: 6 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Get Rid of Decision-Making Bias

    Whether they know it or not, entrepreneurs often let personal preferences influence their treatment of customers as well as employees. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for remaining objective when making critical decisions!

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    2019-10-08

    Inc: If You Want To Grow Your Business, Get Everyone On The Same Page

    Business growth becomes a real possibility when you build a strong sense of unity within your team. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains why a more transparent and participatory culture is essential for success!

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    2019-10-04

    TheNextWeb: Handling a System Outage: 14 Things to Remember During Recovery

    Outages are basically inevitable when working with complex systems, no matter how many tests you run. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share tips on how to identify the issue and recover as quickly as possible!

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    2019-10-03

    Forbes: Entrepreneurs: Don’t Overlook These 12 Common Startup Costs

    New entrepreneurs often put so much focus into their most integral expenses that they forget about the many minor expenses that are just as important for keeping the business alive. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal the startup expenses that new entrepreneurs are most likely to overlook!

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    2019-10-01

    BestCompany: Should I Get a Credit Card or a Personal Loan?

    Credit cards and personal loans revolve around the same basic concept, so it can be difficult to decide which option makes sense for different circumstances. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts lay out specific situations that call for each option!

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    2019-09-27

    Forbes: These Three Personal Qualities Are What’s Limiting Your Financial Success

    In order to change your financial situation, you must first change who you are as a person. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz reveals three common personal qualities that often get in the way of financial success!

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    2019-09-26

    allBusiness: 12 Things Startups Should Consider When Buying Health Insurance

    Investing in top tier health benefits can do wonders for recruitment efforts, but several factors should be considered before looking into the most expensive options. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for entrepreneurs planning to introduce new health insurance plans!

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    2019-09-25

    Forbes: Maximizing Revenue From Seasonal Sales: 12 Proven Strategies

    Seasonal businesses earn the majority of their annual revenue in just a few months and must therefore make their busy seasons a massive success. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for taking full advantage of this huge surge in demand!

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    2019-09-25

    BestCompany: What Is Alternative Credit Reporting and How Does It Affect You?

    Alternative credit reporting agencies are often involved in the application processes for non-traditional loans. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts differentiate alternative CRAs differ from the major bureaus and explain how they obtain your credit information!

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    2019-09-25

    BestCompany: Will My Credit Score Be Negatively Affected If I Apply for a Personal Loan?

    Applying for a personal loan will almost certainly affect your credit score, but the severity depends on a variety of factors. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss the connection between personal loans and credit score criteria!

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    2019-09-23

    Inc: 3 Common Habits of Entrepreneurs That Can Undermine Their Authority

    Teams often lose motivation when they begin to question their leader’s decisions about strategy and management. In this new piece for Inc, UCS CEO Jared Weitz highlights three natural habits of entrepreneurs that can unknowingly undermine their authority!

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    2019-09-18

    SmallBizTrends: Uber and Lyft Drivers May Soon Be Employees in California – While Entrepreneurs Hotly Debate

    The California senate recently passed a bill that classifies certain types of freelance workers, most notably Uber and Lyft drivers, as full-time employees. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs discuss the potential impact of Assembly Bill 5!

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    2019-09-16

    Forbes: 13 Effective Ways Small Businesses Can Build Company Credit

    Business credit reflects your ability to make timely payments in your business’s name, most notably to vendors or business lenders. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer tips for building business credit!

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    2019-09-16

    BestCompany: Am I in the Market for a Payday Loan or a Personal Loan?

    Though payday loans are a type of personal loan, the two options have very different requirements and intended purposes. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts help you decide which option makes the most sense for your needs!

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    2019-09-13

    TheNextWeb: 11 ways novices can start the process of learning AI programming

    Many programmers are developing artificial intelligence (AI) software in order to stay ahead of the curve and keep their services in high demand. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for better understanding the technology of the future!

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    2019-09-12

    Before It’s News: How To Leverage Your Brand To Attract New Clients

    The primary focus of your company’s online content should be portraying an identity that connects with your target audience. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to use online content to bring in more customers and build loyalty!

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    2019-09-11

    Zing by Quicken Loans: The Potential Pitfalls Of Deferred Interest Loans And Credit Cards

    Deferred interest loans and credit cards charge no interest, but only if you follow the terms of the agreement. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss the risks of deferred interest products and how to tell if they are right for you!

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    2019-09-09

    Forbes: Beyond The Initial Download: Nine Ways To Keep Users Coming Back To Your New App

    Many entrepreneurs have succeeded in getting people to download their apps but the real challenge is giving those users a reason to keep the app on their devices. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal the app features that their customers enjoy most!

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    2019-09-09

    Forbes: Three Reasons Millennials Seem Apathetic About Their Finances

    Many millennials are not particularly motivated to build financial security, but not because they are all lazy or careless. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz reveals the real reasons millennials are often very intimidated by the task of managing their finances!

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    2019-09-05

    BestCompany: 12 Risks to Avoid If You Want to Survive Your First Personal Loan

    The accessibility of personal loans makes it very easy to fall into hazardous arrangements or mismanage the funds. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal how to avoid these frighteningly common mistakes!

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    2019-09-03

    Intuit Quickbooks: Create a process to take payments over the phone

    Many consumers find it easier to read a credit card number over the phone than write a check, fill out a form or make a payment online. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain what to keep in mind when setting up a phone payment process!

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    2019-09-02

    SmallBizTrends: Large Client Bankruptcy: 13 Ways Small Businesses Can Protect Themselves

    Relying on a single, high-paying client to generate the bulk of your revenue can prove hazardous if the client runs into financial straits. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to avoid this unsafe level of dependence!

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    2019-08-29

    Fit Small Business: Ecommerce CRM: Definition, Cost, Features & Providers

    Ecommerce customer relationship management software (CRM) allows online businesses to keep customer and prospective customer data in one place. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to successfully implement this tool into your business’s day-to-day operations!

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    2019-08-23

    Blogging Tips: 14 Social Media Tips For Attracting Gen Z Audiences in 2019

    Social media is arguably the most effective tool for engaging with prospective customers and employees from Generation Z. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how their companies have used social media to appeal to this coveted audience!

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    2019-08-22

    Blogging Tips: Are 0% APR Offers a Scam?

    Business loans with 0% APR might seem like the ideal financing option, but are they too good to be true? In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss how to approach these attractive but often misleading offers!

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    2019-08-21

    KTVA: 7 Things Not To Do When Applying For A Credit Card

    Getting rejected for a new credit card can hurt your credit score, so you’d better make sure to fulfill the most important requirements. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal everything you absolutely should not do before filing your application!

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    2019-08-20

    HuffPost: The Best And Worst Ways To Use Home Equity, According To Experts

    Borrowing against home equity can allow you to invest in renovations, access different forms of financing, and so much more. In this new piece from HuffPost, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal the best and worse uses of home equity!

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    2019-08-20

    Forbes: Student Debt Cancellation Talks: 12 Financial Experts Share Their Opinions

    Student debt has crippled the finances of so many young adults that some people believe it should just be canceled altogether. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts give their thoughts on this controversial solution!

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    2019-08-19

    TechCrunch: Who are the major revenue-based investing VCs?

    United Capital Source is among the growing number of firms to offer revenue-based investing, which has become very popular for venture capitalists. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance professionals explain how RBI compares to traditional equity investing!

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    2019-08-19

    Bankrate: How student loans affect your credit score

    For many young adults, student loans are the first items to appear on their credit reports. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss why timely payments are so important for building a solid credit score in the article below!

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    2019-08-16

    Forbes: Three Ways To Keep Your B2B Company Optimistic During A Rough Patch

    Rough patches for B2B companies are especially disconcerting because the solutions aren’t as clear. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains how to keep your team optimistic amid this tremendous pressure and uncertainty!

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    2019-08-16

    BestCompany: 3 Ways to Know You Should Let Go of a Senior Level Employee

    It’s difficult to accept that the time has come to fire one of your highest ranked and most trusted team members. In this new piece for Best Company, UCS CEO Jared Weitz reveals three logical reasons to let go of a senior level employee!

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    2019-08-15

    American Express: 5 Ways to Deal With Mid-Year Cash-Flow Fears

    Reviewing your business’s financial health over the summer can help you avoid the all-too-common mid-year cash flow crunch. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to spot cash flow traps before they get out of control!

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    2019-08-14

    UpJourney: What Is the Difference Between Internship and Externship? According to 6 Experts

    In one of the latest articles on UpJourney, United Capital Source CEO Jared Weitz discusses difference between an Internship & Externship.

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    2019-08-14

    Forbes: Nine Key Reasons Online Banking Benefits Small Business

    In one of the latest articles on Forbes, United Capital Source CEO Jared Weitz discusses key reasons why online banking benefits small business.

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    2019-08-12

    Forbes: Proceed With Caution: 10 Tips For Angel Investors Looking To Fund A Startup

    In one of the latest articles on Forbes, United Capital Source CEO Jared Weitz discusses tips for investors who are looking to fund startup companies.

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    2019-08-09

    CreditLiftoff: We Asked 7 Experts: Here Are Their Favorite Reward Credit Cards

    Credit cards with rewards have become extremely popular for business owners and consumers alike. In one of the latest articles on CreditLiftoff, Jared Weitz, CEO of United Capital Source talks about his favorite rewards card.

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    2019-08-09

    Forbes: Why Data Shouldn’t Be Viewed As The Number One Solution To All Problems

    Prioritizing data exudes pragmatism and efficiency, but some problems require more information than numbers on a spreadsheet. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains why data is not the all-encompassing solution it’s often made out to be!

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    2019-08-08

    BestCompany: Just Married: Finance Tips for Newlyweds

    Today’s married couples often have to take extra measures to ensure financially secure futures for both partners. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts share crucial financial management tips for newlyweds!

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    2019-08-08

    BestCompany: Customer Service and Point of Sale: Are They Synonymous?

    In order to maintain a professional reputation, businesses must determine which aspect of customer service is most important to their base. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal their favorite techniques for providing stellar customer service!

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    2019-08-07

    Noobpreneur: Need Solid Career Advice? Check Out These 13 Podcasts

    Many successful entrepreneurs use podcasts to share their wealth of knowledge for improving your career and overall happiness. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal their favorite podcasts for career advice!

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    2019-08-07

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce: 4 Expert Strategies for Training Your Sales Team

    Training someone to be a great salesperson is not easy because the position requires so many different skills. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal their favorite training techniques for new salespeople!

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    2019-08-06

    Fundera: Starting a Weed Business: What Are Your Financing Options?

    Though marijuana is federally illegal, institutions like United Capital Source are open to funding recreational and medical dispensaries. Learn what kind of financing options are available for marijuana businesses in the article below!

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    2019-08-05

    Business.com: 16 Things to Know When Expanding to a Second Location

    Adding a second location for your business is a logical but extremely risky response to heightened demand. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to be 100% sure that adding a second location is truly the right move at this time!

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    2019-08-05

    Forbes: Six Priceless Educational Resources For Managing Your Finances

    Successful investors often attribute their financial wizardry to reading the right books or blogs. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal their favorite resources for learning how to manage an investment portfolio!

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    2019-08-02

    Forbes: Find The Right Financial Advisor For Your Business With These 11 Top Tips

    Many entrepreneurs and investors would likely admit that the key to financial success and stability is the guidance of a good financial advisor. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer tips for finding the right advisor for you!

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    2019-08-01

    Disruptor Daily: What Trends Are Shaping Payments in 2019? 16 Experts Share Their Insights

    Current trends in technology may hold the answer to what payment methods will look like in the coming years. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance professionals reveal which payment trends to keep an eye on right now!

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    2019-07-31

    Disruptor Daily: What’s The Future Of Payments? 21 Experts Share Their Insights

    The way we pay for goods and services will soon be very different, but it’s still too early to tell what kind of technology we’ll all be using. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance professionals give their predictions for the most popular payment method of the future!

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    2019-07-30

    MassMutual: Investing for retirement

    Many retirees have found that investing, as opposed to just saving money, is the only path to a financially stable, post-retirement life. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss the key components of a successful retirement investment plan!

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    2019-07-30

    Disruptor Daily: Which Technology Will Most Impact The Future of Payments? 17 Experts Share Their Insights

    The way we pay for goods and services will soon be very different, but it’s still too early to tell what kind of technology we’ll all be using. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance professionals give their predictions for the most popular payment method of the future!

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    2019-07-29

    BestCompany: 3 Key Qualities to Look For When Hiring for Leadership Positions

    Recruiting senior-level employees only achieves the desired result if you choose the right person for such a prominent position. Unfortunately, young companies tend to forget that leadership positions require much more stringent criteria than regular employees. It takes time to find someone who suits your company’s unique circumstances and is familiar with this type of environment. In this new piece for Best Company, United Capital Source reveals three key qualities to look for when hiring for leadership positions!

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    2019-07-25

    Forbes: Three Key Themes Of Virtually All Financial Advice

    Despite the plethora of financial advice available online, most finance professionals follow the same few principles when addressing the online community. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz reveals three major elements of the path to financial success!

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    2019-07-25

    Nutshell: What does ‘seasonality’ really mean in sales?

    Though you cannot control seasonal shifts in consumer behavior, determining the true causes of your company’s seasonality can help you capitalize on your strong cycles. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal the different definitions of seasonality and how to use them to your advantage!

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    2019-07-24

    Forbes: Nine Methods For Analyzing And Optimizing Your Cash Flow

    Discovering patterns or trends in cash flow can help business leaders address shortcomings or expand on strengths. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss what to look for when examining cash flow!

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    2019-07-23

    OppLoans: What is an Overdraft Line of Credit?

    An overdraft line of credit can protect you from incurring multiple fees after overdrawing from your bank account. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts define and reveal how to obtain an overdraft line of credit!

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    2019-07-22

    Forbes: IoT Growth And Security: 12 Predictions On What’s Ahead

    More and more physical devices and everyday objects are becoming connected to the Internet, which poses numerous security risks. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs weigh in on the need for security within the ever-expanding Internet of Things!

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    2019-07-22

    TheNextWeb: Creating software for multiple OSes: 13 things new developers need to remember

    One of the toughest tests for new developers is writing code for multiple operating systems, each of which has its own bugs and compatibility issues. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to avoid common problems associated with this frustrating process!

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    2019-07-19

    Forbes: Three Common Weaknesses That Your Company Can Turn Into Strengths

    Young businesses often find their identity by turning their initial setbacks into competitive advantages. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz reveals three common obstacles that may eventually help your company stand apart from your competitors!

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    2019-07-19

    VirtualPBX: Office Phone System Use Across Markets

    Despite the dominance of smartphones, many companies still use office phone systems to communicate with potential and existing clients. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how office phone systems have benefited their companies!

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    2019-07-18

    Forbes: Want To Get Better At Financial Risk Management? Nine Tips For Success

    Making the right financial and strategic decisions for your small businesses often comes down to risk management. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer tips for getting better at anticipating and understanding common business risks!

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    2019-07-16

    Personal Branding Blog: How To Leverage Your Brand To Attract New Clients

    More and more entrepreneurs are building their personal brand in order to draw attention to their companies. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal the components of a personal brand that connects with your target audience!

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    2019-07-16

    Inc: How to Improve Your UX and Make Customers Come Back for More

    In one of the latest articles on Inc.com, UCS CEO Jared Weitz discusses how to improve user experience on your website

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    2019-07-15

    Forbes: Seven Clear Signs Your Business Is Ready To Go Public

    In one of the latest articles on Forbes.com, United Capital Source CEO Jared Weitz contributes in thoughts on when businesses are ready to go public

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    2019-07-12

    Forbes: Want To Boost Your Financial Planning Knowledge? Try These 14 Resources

    In one of the most recent articles on Forbes.com, Jared Weitz discusses his favorite resource for financial planning knowledge

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    2019-07-11

    Forbes: Balance: A Crucial But Overlooked Requirement For Business Growth

    One common characteristic of a successful company is a balance that ensures customers, employees and their superiors are all satisfied. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains how to achieve this often overlooked requirement for growth!

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    2019-07-11

    BestCompany: 6 Clear Warning Signs of Potential Payday Danger

    Payday loans often come with hidden fees, misleading information or predatory terms. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal how to tell if a payday loan will only damage your finances even further!

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    2019-07-10

    U.S. News & World Report: Can You Actually Use Cardholder Benefits?

    Many credit card benefits and rewards programs are so enticing that the owner doesn’t even think about the likelihood of actually using them. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal how to tell if a card’s benefits truly make sense for your lifestyle!

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    2019-07-09

    Knox News: WorkWise: Flextime keeps small businesses competitive, employees productive

    New research has found that allowing employees to work whenever and wherever they choose can actually increase their output. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs discuss how employee flexibility policies have impacted performance at their companies!

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    2019-07-09

    OppLoans: How to Sniff out Hidden Fees

    Failing to do your research before buying a house, getting a credit card, or taking out a business loan can result in unforeseen and absurdly high fees. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz helps explain which fees to ask about before agreeing to a seemingly attractive offer!

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    2019-07-05

    Business.com: 16 Effective Methods to Make the Most Out of A/B Testing

    A/B testing is a widely praised method for determining what kind of content resonates most with your target audience. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for deriving meaningful results from your next A/B test!

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    2019-07-03

    Forbes: Eight Things Business Owners Can Do To Build Up Funds For After Retirement

    In addition to personal retirement funds, entrepreneurs must consistently put money away for the always possible business crisis. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer tips for building both accounts simultaneously!

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    2019-06-28

    Forbes: 10 Ways Leaders Can Keep Their Cool During A Company Crisis

    Among the few mandatory requirements of a successful business leader is the ability to remain calm under pressure. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for staying composed during the inevitable company crisis!

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    2019-06-27

    Sharethis: 29 social media pros share the most important things for marketers to understand about creating a Twitter advertising campaign

    Twitter can be an extremely useful marketing tool but only if the marketer understands the key requirements for a successful campaign. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal what to keep in mind when developing your business’s newest Twitter strategy!

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    2019-06-27

    Forbes: 10 Ways Leaders Can Encourage An Honest Brainstorming Session

    Many entrepreneurs like to hold brainstorming sessions but it can be difficult to make these conversations feel natural and organic. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer advice for facilitating innovative conversations at work!

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    2019-06-25

    Business.com: Do You Understand the Fine Print of Your Loan Agreement?

    A common tactic of predatory business lenders is hiding malicious policies in the fine print of loan agreements. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance professionals discuss crucial pieces of information you should absolutely know before accepting your next loan!

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    2019-06-25

    BestCompany: Technology and Personal Finance

    Many new apps and services make it much easier to manage your personal finances and choose wise investments. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss the positive and negative outcomes of the most popular personal finance tools!

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    2019-06-24

    Forbes: Three Reasons Business Financing Professionals Should Embrace Online Content

    Even though crucial business advice can now be accessed online, entrepreneurs will continue seeking professionals for help. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains why business financing professionals should not fear the rise of online content!

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    2019-06-21

    Fit Small Business: General Liability vs Professional Liability Insurance: Which Is Right for You

    Most business owners buy general liability insurance because it suits their risks but certain industries are more protected by professional liability insurance. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts help you decide which option makes sense for your business!

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    2019-06-20

    Business News Daily: A Small Business Owner’s Guide to COBRA Coverage

    When employees lose their jobs, COBRA coverage allows them to stay on their former employer’s health insurance plan. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain the criteria for COBRA eligibility and how to provide coverage!

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    2019-06-20

    Forbes: Finance Pros Share The 11 Key Elements Every Investor Deck Needs

    Many new businesses compose slide show presentations for investors so they can focus on pitching while displaying important information. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal the primary components of the perfect investor deck!

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    2019-06-20

    OppLoans: Is It Time for You to Buy a Home?

    Buying a home will always be stressful but the process becomes a lot easier when you are 100% sure that this is indeed the right time to begin. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal what to ask yourself before moving forward with this life-changing decision!

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    2019-06-19

    Small Business Trends: 10 Ways to Advertise Your Business for Under $50

    Businesses with limited budgets must get creative in order to market themselves without breaking the bank. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share their favorite low-cost marketing tactics!

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    2019-06-19

    Business 2 Community: 12 Mistakes To Avoid When Sharing Live Video Content

    Live video content can be an incredibly effective branding and marketing tool as long as it is crafted with great care. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer advice for preparing for your company’s next livestream!

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    2019-06-19

    Best Company: Which Kind of Extended Car Warranty Is Best for Me?

    Extended car warranties fall into three main categories: powertrain, stated-component, and exclusionary. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal how to determine which type makes sense for your needs!

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    2019-06-18

    Best Company: 5 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing an Extended Car Warranty

    It often seems like car salespeople and warranty companies are just trying to make more money when they talk about the value of extended warranties. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts determine if extended car warranties are truly worth the price!

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    2019-06-17

    Databox: The 37 Sales KPIs Every Sales Leader Should Be Measuring

    In order to obtain truly meaningful performance data, you have to measure more than just the go-to sales metrics. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and sales professionals reveal the KPIs (key performance indicators) that have been most beneficial to their businesses!

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    2019-06-17

    The Predictive Index: What you need to know when hiring a freelancer

    Freelancers can be extremely beneficial to your company (and your wallet) but they do carry a number of risks as well. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs discuss the pros and cons of freelance workers!

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    2019-06-16

    Chron: Focus on employees: Firms get creative with flextime

    More and more businesses are allowing employees to work remotely or even make their own hours. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal the benefits increased flexibility has brought to their businesses!

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    2019-06-14

    CBNation: 22 Entrepreneurs Explain What Being A CEO Means To Them

    Being a CEO means taking on a host of different roles: marketer, salesperson, hiring manager, etc. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs give their definition of this highly coveted but often misunderstood position!

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    2019-06-14

    U.S. News & World Report: 5 Things Accredited Investors Should Always Do

    Accredited investors have access to private placement offerings, which tend to carry higher rewards but also higher risk. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal how accredited investors can ensure they are indeed capitalizing on the right opportunities!

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    2019-06-14

    Forbes: Finance Pros Detail Nine Exciting Side Effects Of The Mobile Payment Revolution

    An increasing amount of businesses are allowing customers the convenience of paying with their mobile devices. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss potential ripples of this rising trend!

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    2019-06-13

    Business.com: What SMBs Need to Know About the NFIP

    Far too many businesses are not adequately insured for the potentially devastating damage caused by floods. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal the types of businesses that absolutely need flood insurance!

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    2019-06-11

    UpJourney: How to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed at Work (121 Powerful Tips)

    The desire to be as productive and organized as possible can make you so overwhelmed that you can’t think straight. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share tips for keeping stress levels low at work!

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    2019-06-11

    Reviewed: Afterpay Lets You Pay For Clothing In Installments—But Is It Worth Going Into Debt For?

    Afterpay allows shoppers to split purchases as low as $35 into four interest-free installments. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss whether this digital payment platform is indeed as financially advantageous as it seems!

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    2019-06-10

    Yahoo News: How to Find and Cancel Recurring Credit Card Charges

    Recurring or “gray” credit charges often go unnoticed unless you carefully examine your monthly statements. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal how to spot and cancel recurring credit charges!

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    2019-06-10

    OppLoans: 5 Times When a Personal Loan is a Bad Idea

    Personal loans get a bad rap because people tend to use them for the wrong reasons. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss common instances where a personal loan can do more harm than good!

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    2019-06-07

    Forbes: Three Superhuman Qualities Of Successful Entrepreneurs

    Entrepreneurs are known for their work ethic, resilience and ingenuity, but this isn’t exactly what separates them from the average human being. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz reveals the personal qualities that make entrepreneurs truly unique!

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    2019-06-05

    U.S. News & World Report: What Happens if You Work While Receiving Social Security

    If you take a part-time job after retirement, the Social Security payments you’re eligible for could change. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss possible consequences of working while receiving Social Security benefits!

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    2019-06-05

    Best Company: Why Am I Invisible to Mainstream Lenders?: Understanding Credit Access

    Poor or very little credit history makes it very difficult to be approved loans and credit cards. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal how to establish credit history from scratch!

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    2019-06-04

    Great Worklife: Top 32 Best Interview Questions To Ask Interviewees +PDF

    Many business leaders use unique, highly-specific interview questions to determine if a potential candidate is indeed a good fit. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal their favorite questions to ask during job interviews!

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    2019-06-04

    OppLoans: Does Renting Your Home Really Mean You’re Throwing Money Away?

    Renting a home or apartment is often viewed as “throwing money away,” but an individual’s unique circumstances could beg to differ. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss why renting might not always be a bad idea!

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    2019-06-03

    Forbes: 10 Self-Help Tips To Help Small Business Owners Keep Their Finances Organized

    Staying on top of finances is one of the hardest parts of owning a small business. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts share their favorite tools and procedures for keeping track of financial data!

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    2019-06-03

    Policygenius: What retirement savings account is right for you?

    The first step towards saving for retirement is learning the differences between each plan: 401(k), traditional IRA and Roth IRA. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss the pros and cons of all three options!

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    2019-05-31

    Forbes: The Untapped Value Of Honesty In Business Financing

    Since running a small business is so troublesome, business financing professionals are actually being honest when they speak to clients about concerns for the future. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz discusses why being able to tell the truth is so advantageous for this industry!

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    2019-05-31

    Forbes: 10 Tips To Help Business Leaders Get A Few Hours Back Each Week

    Despite their rigorous work ethic, a common struggle of entrepreneurs is not having enough time in the day to tackle their to-do list. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to increase productivity and efficiency simultaneously!

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    2019-05-30

    Forbes: Retiring Business Owner? Follow These Seven Tips For Financial Stability

    In addition to building their savings, many retiring business owners must make sure their companies can survive without them. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance professionals offer tips for stabilizing personal and business finances before retirement!

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    2019-05-30

    The Ladders: Thinking of calling out? 6 things not to say, according to hiring managers who’ve heard them

    When it comes to calling out of work, many business leaders have heard some seriously ridiculous excuses. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal the craziest stories former employees have made up just to skip work!

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    2019-05-30

    Best Company: Unlock Your Credit Potential: Easy and Practical Expert Advice

    Establishing or rebuilding credit history seems complicated when you don’t know where to start. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts share tips for simplifying and minimizing the journey to excellent credit!

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    2019-05-26

    Business.com: Pros and Cons of Fitness Trackers for Employees

    Fitness trackers that monitor weight loss and daily physical activity are becoming an increasingly popular business perk. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs discuss the device’s effects on company finances, privacy, and employee morale!

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    2019-05-24

    OppLoans: Wage Garnishment: What Is It?

    If your wages are garnished, it means a portion of your paycheck will be going towards a debt or other financial obligation. In the article below. UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss common causes of wage garnishment and how to avoid them!

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    2019-05-23

    Inc: 8 Essential Things to Consider Before You Sell Your Business

    Selling a business is a life-changing decision requiring 100% certainty about the timing and the buyer. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs discuss the most important things to think about before putting your company up for sale!

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    2019-05-22

    Forbes: Follow These 10 Tips To Avoid Cultural Faux Pas In Your Global Business Relationships

    Cross-border business partnerships can be intimidating due to differences in cultural backgrounds. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to steer clear of accidentally offending your new partner!

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    2019-05-22

    Magnify Money by LendingTree: What Is the Durbin Amendment and How Does It Affect You?

    The Durbin Amendment was created in 2010 by Senator Dick Durbin to lower fees for debit card transactions. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss the amendment’s impact on banks and consumers!

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    2019-05-22

    Personal Branding Blog: Eight Ways Beginners Can Watch Their Personal Brand

    Building a strong personal brand is crucial for business growth, but it’s hard to tell which tools or strategies will spread your message most effectively. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for beginners looking to start this long and complex endeavor!

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    2019-05-22

    Channels: 97 Super-Effective Sales Tips From Top Sales Gurus

    Every sales expert has his or her own methods that work for different products and clientele. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal their go-to technique for convincing potential customers to make a purchase!

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    2019-05-21

    U.S. News & World Report: What Is a Digital Wallet?

    A digital wallet is a payment system that protects your customers’ banking information without the use of cash. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs discuss the various benefits of prioritizing safe transactions!

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    2019-05-21

    Forbes: 10 Entrepreneurs Share How They Evaluate Quarterly Results And Growth

    An essential skill of a successful entrepreneur is using the right data points to determine the next strategic move. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal what kind of data they examine when assessing quarterly progress!

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    2019-05-21

    G2 Learning Hub: 7 Tips on How Small Businesses Use Artificial Intelligence

    Thanks to the many functions of automation, artificial intelligence has become an increasingly popular tool for small businesses. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs discuss the role AI plays in their day-to-day operations!

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    2019-05-17

    Forbes: 10 Tips For Improving And Measuring The Impact And ROI Of Your Customer Service Efforts

    All employees must be educated about customer service policies in order to maximize the success of this crucial business element. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to measure the impact of customer service on your bottom line!

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    2019-05-17

    Forbes: What You May Be Getting Wrong About Having A Vision

    Plenty of new entrepreneurs have visions, but only a few have the kind of vision that is destined for tremendous success. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains why a true vision must be very clear and not excessively unique!

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    2019-05-16

    Forbes: Three Uncomfortable Experiences Young Finance Professionals Can Expect To Face At Work

    It’s safe to say new employees would be a lot more accepting of discomfort if they knew which specific experiences were supposed to trigger this feeling. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz names three commonly unpleasant moments that also make you smarter and stronger!

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    2019-05-16

    Fit Small Business: Top 23 Small Investment Ideas From the Pros

    The best way to ensure a financially secure future is to start making investments now, no matter how small. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer suggestions for small but extremely rewarding investments!

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    2019-05-15

    Forbes: 11 Financial Tips Every Freelancer Should Follow

    Freelancing has many advantages but it also means handling your own taxes, savings, and business expenses. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer financial tips for members of the ever-growing gig economy!

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    2019-05-15

    Personal Branding Blog: Take Control of Your Personal Brand’s Search Results

    A central purpose of small business marketing is making sure the right links show up when potential customers search for your business. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal how they control the content that gets triggered by a relevant Google search!

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    2019-05-15

    OppLoans: What to Do if You’ve Been Put on the ChexSystems Blacklist

    ChexSystems is a consumer-report agency that creates a blacklist of consumers with negative banking history. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains how to prevent previous mistakes from crippling your current banking endeavors!

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    2019-05-14

    Spohisticated Investor: 8 Investments Only Sophisticated and Accredited Investors Can Own

    Being recognized by the SEC as an accredited investor grants you access to exclusive, high-risk investments. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance professionals explain what kind of investments are only accessible with this status!

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    2019-05-14

    MortgageLoan.com: Home improvements that will lower ownership costs

    Certain home improvements can save you thousands of dollars a year while making your home easier to manage. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal the changes that can give you the quickest and most dramatic savings!

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    2019-05-13

    Business.com: 11 Methods for Keeping Remote Teams Organized and Communicating

    Remote workers are often very convenient and cost effective but their separate locations can make them difficult to manage. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for preventing miscommunication and other common issues with remote teams!

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    2019-05-12

    NAV: How To Get A Business Loan From A Bank

    Applicants for bank loans often fail to meet key requirements because they weren’t aware of how important they are. In this new piece for Nav, UCS CEO Jared Weitz lays out everything you need to be approved for a bank loan!

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    2019-05-10

    UpJourney: When Life Gives You Lemons.. Should You Make Lemonade?

    Many entrepreneurs attribute their success to their abilities to quickly adapt to change and recover after a fall. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal how they prepare and react to the curve balls of business and life!

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    2019-05-09

    Forbes: Nine Finance-Tracking Tools For The DIY Small Business Owner

    New business owners often cannot afford an in-house finance specialist and must therefore manage their finances on their own. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal their favorite tools for business finance tracking!

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    2019-08-05

    CreditCards.com: Americans’ favorite credit card feature is 3% cash back on all purchases

    The most attractive credit card features may not be the best choice for certain financial situations. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss the pros and cons of popular reward programs!

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    2019-05-08

    Business 2 Community: How To Do Performance Management Right (According To 6 Experts)

    No goal is out of reach with the right approach to performance management. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for ensuring your strategies are carried out correctly!

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    2019-05-07

    UpJourney: How to End a Cover Letter (According to 16 Managers and HR Professionals)

    Since one goal of a cover letter is to delve into your unique skill set, figuring out how to end such an expansive explanation can be a challenge. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer advice for the perfect cover letter conclusion!

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    2019-05-07

    MyCorporation: Reduce Employee Turnover at Your Small Business

    A business cannot grow without a solid strategy for building employee loyalty. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal how they prevent employee turnover at their companies!

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    2019-05-05

    Small Business Trends: Take Advantage of Instagram Stories – Read These 11 Tips

    Instagram has become an increasingly powerful tool for small businesses, but only those who have the correct strategy. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share tips for using this massive social network to your business’s advantage!

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    2019-05-06

    TheNextWeb: Encryption technology: 11 potential next big things

    Ongoing advancements in encryption can affect any businesses that stores sensitive information or tracks customer behavior. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs predict which areas of our lives will be most impacted by this protective technology!

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    2019-05-06

    Inc: Why Entrepreneurs Shouldn’t Put Too Much Emphasis on Being Different

    New entrepreneurs are often so focused on being different that they neglect to learn from their competitors’ triumphs. In this new piece for Inc., UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains why certain elements of young businesses must conform to industry standards!

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    2019-05-03

    Forbes: 11 Finance Pros Share The Most Common (And Avoidable) Wealth Management Mistakes

    The key to successful wealth management is understanding common mistakes concerning debt and investments. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal how to steer clear of unknowingly incorrect financial decisions!

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    2019-05-02

    Forbes: Worried About Payroll Fraud? Nine Ways Small Businesses Can Mitigate The Risk

    Payroll fraud is unfortunately common scheme in which employees try to get extra money from their employers. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer advice for decreasing the risk of payroll fraud at your small business!

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    2019-05-02

    UpJourney: What Does Exceptional Customer Service Mean to You (30+ Great Answers)

    Customer service is often a primary reason for someone to choose a small business over a larger competitor. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal their definition of truly exceptional customer service!

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    2019-05-02

    Noobpreneur: 8 Successful Ways To Attract Investors

    An increasingly popular way to fuel massive business growth is impressing powerful investors. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal how investors determine a young business’s potential for success!

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    2019-05-01

    allBusiness: 11 Ways to Create an Awesome Retail Experience

    Brick and mortar retailers must create an unforgettable customer experience in order to compete with Ecommerce. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer advice for retailers looking to make their stores more comfortable and rewarding!

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    2019-05-01

    Forbes: Three Challenging Client Habits That Are Unavoidable

    Clients often seem like they are deliberately trying to make your work harder and have no idea how difficult your job already is. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains why you should not let these inconveniences tarnish a valuable business relationship!

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    2019-04-30

    Databox: What’s the Best Blogging Platform? 66 Content Marketers Weigh In

    Though WordPress is widely regarded as the best blogging platform, many content marketers favor lesser-known alternatives. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain what they love about their preferred platform!

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    2019-04-29

    UpJourney: How Long Should a Cover Letter Be (According to 24 Managers and HR Experts)

    Cover letters are never easy because every company is looking for something different, and there’s no single format that always works. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other managers offer advice for the length and content of your cover letter!

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    2019-04-28

    Small Business Trends: These 12 Employee Perks Can Keep Morale High and Improve Retention

    Choosing the right employee perks for your team can have a major impact on loyalty, especially when they are hard to find anywhere else. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal the perks that have been most beneficial to their employees!

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    2019-04-20

    CreditDonkey: How to Start a Business from Home

    Thanks to the rise of Ecommerce and the gig economy, starting a business from the comfort of your home is now easier than ever. In the article below, learn all the resources you need to get your home-based business up and running!

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    2019-04-25

    Forbes: 13 Stock Market Truths For New Investors From Leading Industry Experts

    A new investor’s first forays into the stock market can be extremely intimidating. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer advice for choosing your first significant investments and reacting to unforeseen fluctuations!

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    2019-04-24

    Inc: Avoid Workplace Conflict Escalation With These 7 Tips

    Disagreements with co-workers are inevitable, but letting emotions and personal differences enter the picture can inhibit productivity. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to prevent workplace arguments from becoming too extreme!

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    2019-04-19

    Forbes: Pay Off Student Loans Or Save For Retirement? 11 Ways To Balance Your Financial Goals

    A common financial conflict for young adults is choosing whether to pay off their debts as quickly as possible or start saving for retirement. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer advice for addressing both needs simultaneously!

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    2019-04-18

    Forbes: The Real Reasons Many People Choose Entrepreneurship

    Not every entrepreneur is motivated by passion, dreams, or pure ego. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz reveals the real reasons many entrepreneurs were so enamored with the idea of being their own boss!

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    2019-04-17

    Forbes: Eight Lessons To Learn From A Top Employee’s Unexpected Departure

    The loss of a long-time employee is a major blow but it should also be viewed as a lesson for maintaining workplace satisfaction. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs discuss how to recover from an employee’s sudden departure!

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    2019-04-16

    Inc: 7 Often-Overlooked Aspects of Your Business, and Why You Should Streamline Them

    Saving money while increasing productivity is much easier thanks to a growing array of streamlining tools. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs discuss crucial tasks that must be streamlined in order for operations to run as smoothly as possible!

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    2019-04-12

    Personal Branding Blog: 13 Clear Signs You Have a Strong Brand

    Every entrepreneur seeks to build a powerful brand, but there are quite a few requirements for doing so. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal key characteristics of a brand that connects on a mass scale and stands the test of time!

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    2019-04-11

    Forbes: What Makes Employees Not Care About Their Work

    A work-related experience that draws a casual shrug from one employee could sap every ounce of motivation from another. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz reveals three aspects of an individual’s job that could make them put less effort into their work!

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    2019-04-04

    Forbes: Are You Wasting Money On These 10 Business Cash Drains?

    The first step towards business growth is cutting unnecessary expenses, and the culprits aren’t always so obvious. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal common, significant expenses that many businesses do not need!

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    2019-03-28

    Forbes: Nearing Retirement? 10 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Investments In Today’s Volatile Market

    Investors nearing retirement may exit the stock market in the near future due to growing concerns about volatility. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer advice for pre-retirees looking to reap the most benefits from their current investments!

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    2019-03-28

    Forbes: Three Essential Skills That Don’t Seem Like Skills Until Later On In Your Career

    Many successful people would likely admit that when they were younger, their most important skills didn’t seem like skills at all. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz shares three tools for success that don’t show their value until you further your career!

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    2019-03-27

    Forbes: Eight Critical Rebranding Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make (And What To Do Instead)

    Rebranding is crucial for businesses looking to change their image but big projects come with big risks. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal common rebranding mistakes and how to avoid them!

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    2019-03-27

    allBusiness: Simple Tips on Transforming Employees Into Powerful Brand Advocates

    No one knows how amazing your company is more than your employees. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to give employees opportunities to market their own company!

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    2019-03-26

    Forbes: 13 Steps To Safeguard Your Business Against Future Financial Risks

    Since unforeseen emergencies are an inevitability for business leaders, they must have back-up plans to protect their finances. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts share strategies for ensuring your business’s survival following a major financial blow!

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    2019-03-26

    Inc: Need to Up Your PR Game? Try These 7 Startup-Recommended Hacks

    Effective public relations strategies don’t have to be complicated or expensive. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain which resources can help you build your online presence and enhance your overall reputation!

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    2019-03-25

    Forbes: 11 Ways To Start Building A Financial Future (Even If You Have Student Debt)

    Massive monthly student loan payments don’t have to prevent you from building a financially prosperous future. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss how to set aside cash for investments amid heavy student debt!

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    2019-03-18

    Forbes: Shipping At Scale: How To Adjust When Your Distribution Needs Are Growing

    Demand for ecommerce businesses often grows so quickly that the company can no longer handle shipping on its own. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs discuss the resources small companies need to implement larger-scale distribution!

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    2019-03-13

    Forbes: Getting Client Calls After A Stock Market Shift? Here’s How To Reassure Them

    Major fluctuations in the stock market often send investors into panic mode, which can lead to hasty decisions. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance professionals reveal how they calm the fears of frantic clients!

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    2019-03-11

    Inc: 3 Key Pieces of Advice for Anyone Who Just Started Working for a Small Business

    The unique dynamic of a small business can be alarming for someone who has only worked for larger companies. In this new piece for Inc., UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains how new small business employees can minimize the shock of this extremely different environment!

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    2019-03-05

    Forbes: 12 Tips For Staying On Top Of Your Business’ Financial Reporting

    Managing your business’s finances often comes down to knowing which numbers are the most important and which tools will help you understand them. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss how to keep your team informed about your business’s financial standing!

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    2019-03-04

    Noobpreneur: 14 Key Steps To Consider When Entering A New Market

    Starting a business in an unfamiliar market is a complex and risky endeavor requiring extensive research. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs discuss how to ensure your desired market is indeed a lucrative and safe opportunity!

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    2019-02-28

    Inc: 7 Ways to Optimize Your Marketing Strategy via Social Media in 2019

    Utilizing social media to your company’s advantage is not as easy as it seems. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs give their advice for presenting the right content to the right people!

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    2019-02-28

    Forbes: 12 Investment Tips For Beginners Looking To Save For Retirement

    Growing concerns about financial security have motivated many people to start saving for retirement at increasingly early ages. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts offer tips for starting a retirement fund as a young adult!

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    2019-02-27

    Forbes: Eight Places To Trim Expenses To Keep Your Business’ Budget On Track

    There’s always more you can do to cut costs, even if that means making changes in the least obvious places. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal the areas of your business that may be eating up an excessively big piece of your budget!

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    2019-02-26

    Forbes: 15 Ways To Keep Up With Your Business’ Competition, Even On A Budget

    Competing with more established businesses is tough when you’re a younger business on a tight budget. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts share their strategies for making the best use of limited funds!

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    2019-02-26

    Inc: 8 Ways to Shut Down Negative Self-Talk

    A crucial skill for achieving success is the ability to silence negative narratives within your mind. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal how they deal with the looming presence of self-doubt!

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    2019-02-20

    Forbes: Eight ‘Harmless’ Habits That Secretly Hinder Entrepreneurs’ Success

    When you’re as busy as an entrepreneur, it’s hard to realize that your own attitude and management tactics may be impeding growth. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs discuss hazardous entrepreneurial habits that often go ignored!

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    2019-02-15

    Business 2 Community: 8 Approaches You Can Use to Strengthen Your LinkedIn Following

    LinkedIn has proven to be a fabulous tool for networking as well as building your personal brand. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for gaining followers on this invaluable social media channel!

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    2019-02-15

    Forbes: Three Small Business Strengths That Can Turn Into Weaknesses

    Management or business development tactics that are initially very effective can actually end up impeding growth later on. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains how the need of a larger team or new clientele can turn certain advantages against you!

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    2019-02-15

    TheNextWeb: 15 strategies everyone should know to protect their online information

    Businesses that store sensitive information must ensure their customers’ security, which often requires several policies and tools. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs explain how to keep your business safe from hackers!

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    2019-02-14

    Forbes: Three Small Business Trends That Many Businesses Just Don’t Need

    The popularity of certain business tools or strategies doesn’t always mean they are mandatory for success. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz highlights three trends that many businesses can dismiss in favor of what actually works for them!

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    2019-02-11

    Forbes: 11 Ways To Save Company Money For Economic Emergencies

    One of the scariest realities for business leaders is the undeniable need to prepare for economic turmoil. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts discuss how to ensure that your business remains financially secure in the event of an unforeseen crisis!

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    2019-11-02

    Inc: 3 Common Entrepreneurial Habits That Are Hard to Break

    Entrepreneurs tend to be very stubborn when it comes to changing their point of view on how to run their businesses. In this new piece for Inc., UCS CEO Jared Weitz reveals three natural habits of entrepreneurs that must be broken in order for their businesses to grow!

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    2019-02-10

    Small Business Trends: Consider These 11 Tips to Better Recruit Senior-Level Employees

    Recruiting a senior-level employee is a huge decision that must therefore be taken very seriously. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips on how to choose the right candidate for your business!

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    2019-02-06

    Forbes: 14 Areas Where Your Business May Be Bleeding Money

    Business leaders are constantly encouraged to re-examine financial data because spotting wasteful expenses isn’t always easy. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal which areas or services may be costing your company much more money than they bring in!

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    2019-02-05

    Forbes: Simple Strategies To Help Anyone Improve Their Financial Literacy

    In the latest Forbes Finance Council roundup Jared Weitz, CEO of United Capital Source discusses tools to manage your credit scores, and stay on top of your debt situation here:

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    2019-02-03

    Business.com: 11 Ways to Help Protect Your Company (and Customers) When Taking Payments Online

    These days you can never be too safe when it comes to website/online security. Jared Weitz, CEO of United Capital Source discusses what steps to take to secure your site in the Business.com article here:

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    2019-02-03

    Small Business Trends: 15 Job Platforms Worth Checking Out When You’re Looking to Hire

    Jared Weitz, CEO of United Capital Source discusses an unconventional way to hire the right people for the task at hand in the latest article from SmallBizTrends:

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    2019-02-01

    Forbes: Eight Tips For Structuring Your Workday To Increase Productivity

    The workloads of entrepreneurs are often so tremendous that they must consistently schedule certain tasks for certain times of the day. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share tips for maximizing productivity in your daily routine!

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    2019-01-31

    Noobpreneur: 11 Effective Ways to Work With a Colleague You Don’t Like

    Keeping emotions away from business is difficult when you’re forced to work with someone who gets on your nerves. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs discuss how to prevent such relationships from diminishing the quality of your work!

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    2019-01-29

    Forbes: Eight Gadgets And Apps Entrepreneurs Can Use For Life And Business

    With so much new technology available, it can be difficult to decide which innovations will have a real impact on your daily routine. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal which tools or devices have been most helpful in their lives!

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    2019-01-25

    Forbes: Want To Flourish Financially? Ignore These Nine Common Pieces Of Advice

    Popularity or a high Google rank doesn’t always mean a piece of financial advice is accurate. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts reveal common financial tips that are actually incorrect!

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    2019-01-23

    Forbes: 10 Smart Ways To Track Departmental Goals In 2019

    Major goals are harder to achieve because their progress can be tracked in a number of ways. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs offer tips for monitoring your team’s capacity to succeed!

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    2019-01-23

    Forbes: Three Qualities That Are Just As Important For A Business Leader As Knowledge Or Talent

    Knowing a lot about your industry and being good with numbers are far from the only requirements for small business success. In this new piece for Forbes, UCS CEO Jared Weitz shares a few overlooked but essential characteristics of a truly inspiring business leader!

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    2019-01-17

    BrokerFair.org: Broker Fair 2019

    United Capital Source is proud to be a Silver Sponsor for deBanked’s Broker Fair 2019!

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    2019-01-16

    BadCredit.org: United Capital Source Named Top Small Business Broker By BadCredit.org

    United Capital Source is honored to have earned the Editor’s Choice Award as Top Small Business Broker from BadCredit.org. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz tells the platform about the importance of always putting the customer first!

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    2019-01-15

    Forbes: 15 Steps Entrepreneurs Need To Take To Start 2019 Off On The Right Financial Foot

    If entrepreneurs want to improve their finances in 2019, now is the time to put their strategies into motion. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other finance experts share tips for starting the new year en route to your goals!

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    2019-01-10

    PRNewsWire: SBFA Broker Council Announces Board

    The Small Business Finance Association has announced its Broker Council Board of Directors including UCS CEO Jared Weitz! Read what the non-profit organization has planned for 2019 in the article below!

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    2018-01-08

    Forbes: Four Old-School Management Tactics That Will Only Hurt You Today

    A common cause of business failure is a business leader who is stuck in the past when it comes to managing employees and getting things done. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains why certain old-school tactics are not effective today!

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    2019-01-02

    Forbes: Four Things To Do To Feel Confident About Your Business’s Future

    While the future of your industry might be unknown, keeping an eye on the right things will always give you a leg up on the competition. In the article below, UCS CEO Jared Weitz explains which specific pieces of knowledge will prevent you from getting left behind!

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    2019-12-28

    Forbes: 14 Ways To Successfully Balance Spending And Saving In Your 30s

    With all the financial information out there, it’s hard to pinpoint exactly what one should do in order to balance saving & spending. UCS CEO Jared Weitz shares his tips for making sure you’re saving & spending commensurate to your income in the Forbes Finance Council’s latest piece:

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    2018-08-23

    deBanked: Jared Weitz Tells deBanked Magazine How UCS Acquired BizBloom’s Entire Portfolio

    Fellow business financing company BizBloom has selected United Capital Source to service its entire portfolio of merchants. The decision was largely attributed to a previous relationship between UCS CEO Jared Weitz and BizBloom’s chief investor. Despite the increased workload, Weitz is confident the UCS team will have no trouble serving these new clients.

    In this new article for deBanked magazine, Weitz explains why the deal made sense and what it could mean for UCS’s future!

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    2018-08-03

    SmallBizTechnology.com: Nine Better Ways to Communicate Your Commitment to Data Privacy

    Data breaches are a growing concern among small business owners. Before giving their personal information to a business partner, business owners must now make sure this information will be properly protected. It’s up to the business partner to effectively communicate the safety of customer data.

    In this new piece, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs reveal how their companies protect information and give customers a feeling of security!

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    2018-07-02

    TheNextWeb.com: 9 simple ways to update customers on policy changes

    Updating website visitors about policy changes seems easy. But many companies unknowingly ended up bombarding visitors and/or returning customers with meddlesome notifications that compromised their user experience. This influenced other companies to consider different, easily navigable ways to communicate policy changes.

    In this new piece, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share which option has worked best for them!

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    2018-06-21

    BloggingTips.com: How to Manage an Emerging PR Crisis — Before It Spirals Out of Control

    Social media has made it much, much easier for a PR crisis to destroy a successful company or end someone’s career. But contrary to popular belief, it is entirely possible for a company to retain its reputation and employees with the right response.

    So regardless of how well employees and customers are typically treated, every small business would be wise to prepare a strategy for overcoming a potential scandal.

    In this new piece, UCS CEO Jared Weitz and other entrepreneurs share advice for preventing a PR crisis from doing permanent damage!

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    2017-10-09

    deBanked: Bizfi Alum Jared Weitz Reflects on Demise of Former Employer and Rise of UCS

    Earlier this month, deBanked magazine published a piece on the evolution of the company I founded, United Capital Source. When the magazine first covered UCS, we were distributing about $8 million to $10 million a month in funding volume. Fast forward just a few years to 2017, when we are distributing between $14 million and $16 million per month.

    The article discusses some of the strategies UCS has incorporated to grow so effectively, so I thought I’d share them with you here!

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    2015-10-10

    deBanked: United Capital Source CEO Jared Weitz is deBanked’s September / October Cover

    In this September/October issue, payments and finance journalist Ed McKinley explored the story behind United Capital Source, one of the industry’s fastest-growing shops and what it took for its 33-year old CEO to get there.

    The article discusses some of the strategies UCS has incorporated to grow so effectively, so I thought I’d share them with you here!

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