Small Business Owners Capitalizing on Current Momentum to Scale

Scaling Up a Business: 5 Ways to Capitalize on Momentum

With more than two-thirds of small businesses seeing a profit, owners strive to make the most of favorable conditions. August 22, 2023, Houston, Texas—Leading invoice funding company Charter Capital says small business owners, still wary of expansion, are turning their energy inward and exploring ways…

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Struggling Businesses – One-Third Facing Debt Challenges

Good Debt vs. Bad Debt: Small Business Guide

Small business debt continues to exceed pre-pandemic levels as business owners fight to keep up with payments and explore relief options. The Growing Struggle: Small Businesses Grappling with Debt June 27, 2023, Houston, Texas—Leading invoice funding company Charter Capital says that the aftermath of the…

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Invoice Factoring Demand Climbs as Banking Credit Crunch Ensues

Business person choosing a factoring company

More small businesses are looking to alternative funding sources as banks limit funding in preparation for a recession. HOUSTON, TEXAS, May 23, 2023 – Leading invoice funding company Charter Capital says invoice factoring demand is rising as banks tighten lending requirements. Additional coverage of the…

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Compare Factoring Companies Before Signing, Industry Insiders Urge

Comparing Factoring Companies

New guide shows how minor differences like industry expertise and terms impact outcomes for small businesses. HOUSTON, April 13, 2023 – Leading invoice funding company Charter Capital says factoring can help small businesses overcome a multitude of growth-related challenges, but outcomes often hinge upon comparing factoring…

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Small Businesses Risking Vendor Relationships With Late Payments

9 Tips for Funding and Managing Vendor Payments

Surveys show 41 percent paid late fees to vendors last year despite three-quarters believing late payments strain business relationships. HOUSTON, March 9, 2023 – Leading invoice funding company Charter Capital says late vendor payments are creating more friction between small businesses and their suppliers. The issue…

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Small Business Owners Optimistic; Exploring Expansion Again

8 Telltale Signs it’s Time to Expand Your Business

Fueled by optimism about the future, Main Street is exploring business expansion opportunities again, industry insiders say. HOUSTON, February 9, 2023 – Leading invoice funding company Charter Capital says a shift in optimism among small business owners is fueling expansion initiatives on Main Street again. Full…

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Small Businesses Fortifying Amid Economic Uncertainty

Small Business Management: Weathering Economic Uncertainty Like a Pro

The majority of small business owners believe a recession is happening now or is imminent and that they are prepared to withstand it. HOUSTON, January 10, 2023 – Leading invoice funding company Charter Capital says small business owners aren’t feeling optimistic about the economy, but most…

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Labor Shortages and Cost Increases Tighten Hold on Small Businesses

Tips to Combat Labor Shortages and Increased Labor Costs

Nine-in-ten hiring businesses say finding qualified candidates is a challenge, while the cost of labor sees its greatest hike in 20 years. HOUSTON, December 13, 2022 – Leading invoice funding company Charter Capital says small businesses are feeling especially squeezed by the current labor market. Between…

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A Quarter of Small Businesses at Risk Without Emergency Fund

Small Business Emergency Fund

Millions of small businesses are risking it all by failing to set up an adequate emergency fund, new report shows. HOUSTON, November 8, 2022 – Leading invoice funding company Charter Capital says millions of small businesses across America are shortchanging themselves and putting their companies at…

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Heavy Equipment Financing Shortfalls Creating Barriers for Businesses

Heavy equipment financing

Unable to make large equipment purchases to support growth, small businesses shift focus to alternative funding sources. HOUSTON, October 11, 2022 – Leading invoice funding company Charter Capital says small businesses are recovering and eager to grow but are hitting a wall when it comes to obtaining heavy…

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