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Financing Growth


Having a car for your small business can offer many advantages, but it’s important to know that owning a car is different for businesses than for individuals. In fact, companies where employees must travel don’t always need to provide vehicles. If owning a company car is right for your business, learn how to comply with […]

If driving to clients and job sites is an important part of your business, investing in a company car may be a useful option. When deciding between employee-owned and company-owned vehicles, consider which option best supports your business goals, your budget, and the needs of your team. As you make this decision, ask yourself these […]

Owners know a healthy business is a growing business. But when you’re getting ready to enter a new market, launch a new service, or procure equipment, coming up with the necessary capital can be a challenge. A business loan or line of credit may be key to growing your business and revenue. Before you approach […]

Applying for a business loan or line of credit may be a crucial step in opening a business or growing your company. To ensure a successful relationship, your lender will request documents and ask questions about you, your business, and your goals. Being well-prepared can help you demonstrate the creditworthiness of your business. Sun National […]

What determines your company’s ability to obtain financing? Securing credit is an important part of growing your business. Finding out what creditors are looking for is an integral step in that process. The factors that bankers look for are best known as the Five C’s. (We’ve added a sixth that is important like the other five.) […]

When your business needs a dedicated vehicle or vehicles, or you’d just like to drive a company car, it’s time to decide if you buy or lease. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of both options to make the decision that is best for your business. All About Vehicle Purchasing Purchasing a vehicle can be right […]

At some point, your small business is going to need new equipment to keep operations running. Depending on your situation, you may find buying new equipment isn’t the best decision for your company, as it may require significant capital spending upfront. Purchasing used equipment is an option, but not if the type of equipment you […]

When you’re ready to expand your business, whether through lease-holder improvements or real estate purchases, equipment acquisitions, or increased working capital, you should explore all of your potential options. Small business term loans and lines of credit are two of the more popular ways to finance growth. Each has its benefits, but which one is […]