Tag: Business Finance Corporation

Be There or Be Square!

During the 1960s, “Be There or Be Square” became an iconic phrase that challenged people to get with the changing times. However, the 1960s not only changed culturally but technologically as well. During that time, the early baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) were just entering their teen years. Color TVs were becoming more… Continue Reading

Blockchain Technology, the future is here today

Nevada’s mining industry was a vital source of technological advancement in the 19th century and continues to drive innovation in engineering and science. However, a new mining industry has been evolving since 2009, and it involves what is called cryptocurrency. Perhaps you have heard about Bitcoin. But in reality, Bitcoin, along with other popular cryptocurrencies,… Continue Reading

A Lackluster Year End for Small Businesses

  In our July 2017 newsletter, we spoke about the Current eCommerce Trends in Consumer Buying and the toll it is taking brick-and-mortar retailers. As we close out 2017, it appears, based on November’s Small Business Saturday numbers, that small businesses are being hit even harder. Now in its eighth year, Small Business Saturday was… Continue Reading

Buying or Selling a Business

How much is your business worth? Just like the housing market, businesses are regularly bought and sold. While each sale is different, there are just as many reasons why owners decide to sell their businesses, as there are reasons why buyers decide to buy a business. The big question is, how do you know how… Continue Reading

What would happen without credit card debt?

  Let’s face it; we live in a credit world. Credit cards aren’t just convenient—they actually create spending power that is then used to buy goods and services. In fact, about two-thirds of the U.S. economy is based on consumer spending and all totaled Americans have some $2.2 trillion (and counting) of outstanding consumer debt…. Continue Reading