Category: David Cabral

When will the big economic quake hit?

On July 1st of this year, America set a record for the longest period of economic expansion in history. According to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution, the economy has been expanding for 121 months, beating the previous record of 120, which was set in the 1990s. But the big… Continue Reading

The “F” Word

As you might have guessed, the “F” word that we are talking about is factoring. Once shunned by businesses and the finance industry, invoice factoring has become a valuable tool in maintaining cash flow and working capital. Often, companies find themselves to be asset rich but cash poor. While business is thriving, they have a… Continue Reading

The BFC Newsletter Celebrates its Fifth Anniversary

  Greetings Everyone. You may have noticed that this is the 60th edition of the Business Finance Corporation (BFC) newsletter. Five years ago, when I decided to start this newsletter, my goal was to provide valuable and useful information to our clients and friends, and of course, to keep my company name in front of… Continue Reading

Giving your employees the proper direction

  When was the last time that you reviewed your employee manual? Does your manual have a section that explains what to do, who to call, and what to say in the event of an accident or crisis situation? More than likely, businesses that have been operating for five years or more have employee manuals… Continue Reading

Does your brand create loyalty?

Customer loyalty is perhaps the most cherished of all business acumen. Did you know that it costs five times as much to attract a new customer than to keep an existing one? The first rule of any business is to retain customers and build a loyal relationship with them and thereby avoid customer acquisition costs…. Continue Reading