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Q & A: Financial Challenges For Companies Servicing The Oil and Gas Industry

July 9, 2024
With the ebbs and flows of the oil and gas industry, it is important to have a reliable financial partner. We sat down with Commercial Funding Inc. (CFI) regional sales managers to explore the economic and financial challenges oil and gas companies...
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Proactive Measures for Data Security and Protection

February 8, 2024
Businesses often hear about data privacy and security, yet it's not until they encounter problems firsthand that the adage "hindsight is 20/20" truly resonates. A study conducted by Corvus Insurance in 2022, revealed a startling fact: forty-three...
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Leveraging Invoice Factoring in a High-Interest, Inflationary Environment

February 1, 2024
It is no secret that 2022 and 2023 presented unique challenges for business owners, and the theme of heightened interest rates and spiking inflation only added fuel to the fire. As the cost of goods and services increases it becomes ever-important...
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Factoring Fiction: Debunking 6 Common Myths

November 20, 2023
Fictional stories are imaginative, while nonfiction ones are based on real events. Distinguishing between each is similar to assessing trustworthy financial approaches. In both cases, it's about seeking the truth and deciding what to believe. ...
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Financial Awareness Day: Research Your Commercial Funding Options

August 11, 2023
August 14th is National Financial Awareness Day. This a timely reminder to take charge of your financial well-being and make informed financial decisions for your business. If your company is having cash flow challenges or growing rapidly and in...
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Is Invoice Factoring Right for Your Business?

January 10, 2023
Invoice factoring is a great way to improve cash flow without incurring additional debt. But how do you determine if factoring is right for your business? The questions below will help you make this determination.
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What to Know About Switching Factoring Companies

October 20, 2022
If your company is a business-to-business (B2B) company that factors your invoices, you already know the benefits invoice factoring provides for your business. But while numerous companies offer invoice factoring, not all factoring companies are the...
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What Your Account Manager Wants You to Know

September 13, 2022
You’ve decided that factoring is a great way to get paid faster and improve cash flow. Selecting CFI as your factoring partner, is the first step. Once you have been onboarded, you will be assigned your own Account Manager (AM). Someone at your...
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What is Invoice Factoring?

August 9, 2022
Are you tired of waiting 30, 60, or 90+ days to get paid for your invoices? You’re not alone. Many business-to-business (B2B) companies struggle with cash flow issues resulting from delays in invoice payment.
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Five Facts About Invoice Factoring

May 20, 2021
Invoice factoring is just one tool a company can use to improve cash flow. But many people don’t understand how truly simple it is and how it works.
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Financing Alternatives to Small Business Loans

February 11, 2020
Find the Best Financing Options for Your Small Business.
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What Makes An Ideal Factoring Candidate?

October 22, 2019
Have you ever waited more than 30 days to get paid by your customers? If so, you might be a candidate for factoring. Factoring, otherwise known as invoice factoring or accounts receivable financing, helps you get paid faster and provides a broad...
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Debtor Concentration's Impact on Accounts Receivable Financing

September 17, 2019
What is Debtor Concentration? Debtor concentration refers to the percentage amount of accounts receivable owed by a single debtor, or customer. If you do business with only one customer, your debtor concentration is 100%. If a single debtor...
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Great Service is More Than Just Getting to Know Your Customers

July 16, 2019
Getting to know your customers can sometimes be challenging with the rise of technology and loss of personal interaction. However, if you take time to listen to and understand their pain points, you can better focus your services to their needs and...
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How to Improve Cash Flow

June 27, 2019
What is cash flow? Cash flow is the amount of money that moves in and out of a business. The money coming in is earned by the products or services sold. The process includes the collection of accounts receivables from customers that did not pay at...
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8 Reasons To Consider AR Financing To Help With Cash Flow

April 23, 2019
According to a study in 2017, 82% of small businesses fail due to cash flow problems. There are many aspects of cash flow management, but one of the best, and easiest ways to improve cash flow is to factor your receivables. Factoring is one form of...
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An Alternative to Merchant Cash Advance

February 4, 2019
Many businesses have cash flow challenges and could significantly improve their operations if they could improve their access to cash. In its simplest form, positive cash flow is a basic equation:
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Small Business Financing Options

January 23, 2019
There are many ways to get cash to run a business, and each method has associated benefits and pitfalls. The key to determining the best option for your business, is to look at the various options, determine the specific needs for your business and...
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