Author: ty-kiisel

Admittedly there are numerous and varied reasons why small businesses borrow. In many instances, borrowed capital can be the fuel that propels growth and keeps small businesses moving forward. Growing up in a small business […]

OnDeck is interested in hearing from small business owners regarding the impacts they’ve seen in 2018 from the federal tax law changes resulting from The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed in December 2017. The […]

In addition to the local bank, there are more options available today than ever before for small business owners who need to borrow extra capital to fuel growth or fund other business initiatives. What lenders […]

Popular media would have us believe that the answer to every small business problem can be solved with money—I call it the myth of the Shark Tank. Although access to capital can help business owners […]
comparing the costs of different business loans

  Comparing the costs of a short-term loan to a long-term loan or a merchant cash advance to a line of credit or term loan, can be challenging because different lenders can express their costs […]

Keeping your business organized is just as important as keeping customers and employees happy. Every small detail about your business matters because everything is ultimately connected, so having a system for keeping things in their […]
multi-tasking

Over the more than 35 years of my career, I’ve frequently seen both, “Must be good at multi-tasking” on job descriptions and “I’m a great multi-tasker” on resumes—neither of which portends a good or productive […]
small business lending technology

I’m convinced there are more options available than ever before for small businesses looking for borrowed capital. What’s more, I think it’s small business lending technology that has made it much easier for lenders to […]

Most of the time when we talk about the need to prepare your business for the unexpected, we wind up talking about setting money aside to meet a business’ monetary demands during a slow season […]
prepare now for the end of your busy season

After spending over 25 years in a very seasonal business, I always tried to remember that the busy season would eventually end, and when it did, my financial fortunes would rise or fall depending upon […]