Tag Archive: small business loan

Hard Lessons in Modern Lending – Cont’d – post #3

Burt Helm | Inc. magazine  http://www.inc.com/magazine/201211/burt-helm/hard-lessons-in-modern-lending_page 3.html published Oct 30, 2012 …Cont’d from previous post dated March 8th 2013 … When banks move to stem problem loans, they follow a standard procedure, says Mitchell… Continue reading

Hard Lessons in Modern Lending cont’d – post #2

 From 1989 to 1994, the number of small-business loans fell 34 percent, and many economists worried that big banks might stop troubling with them altogether. Continued from March 7th blog post To understand how we… Continue reading

Hard Lessons in Modern Lending

Burt Helm | Inc. magazine http://www.inc.com/magazine/201211/burt-helm/hard-lessons-in-modern-lending.html Oct 30, 2012 After the financial crisis, banks had to reduce risk. For business owners, the process has been a difficult education in the current-day workings of… Continue reading

Complaints against banks & building societies double Q3 2012 – Financial Ombudsman Service

Tuesday 5 March 2013 06.00 GMT Financial ombudsman swamped as PrePayment Insurance cases rise 147% Financial Ombudsman Service has received more than 600,000 complaints about PPI (payment protection insurance) since 2000 – almost half… Continue reading

Is this legal? Bullying of small Contractors.

Crushing SMEs February 3, 2013 by Marie Gervais, PhD. Director, Global Leadership Associates Inc www.global-leadership.ca A few days ago I had an unsettling conversation with a business owner whose company provides support services to big players… Continue reading

Great Business Advice – The Business Insider War Room

I always love to read excerpts and sound bytes from leaders in business  – here are a few that have caught my eye tonight from ‘The Business Insider – War Room’: 15 Tips On Becoming… Continue reading

Investing with an Offering Memorandum

Investing with an Offering Memorandum Earlier last month I promised a basic primer on exempt market products, hope this provides a little more clarity. (2011 Exempt Market Regulations Update) In Canada, businesses (or government)… Continue reading

New Exempt Market Regulations deadline – September 18th 2010

September 28th 2010 – Final Deadline  (2011 Exempt Market Regulation Update) The exempt securities market in Canada describes the portion of the capital markets for which certain exemptions are provided under provincial securities… Continue reading

Let’s Get this Summer Started! Art, Wine and Investment Party …

Let’s Get This Summer Started!  Now the longest day of the year is behind us we’re really, really ready for summer. Come join us for our ‘Let’s Get this Summer Started’   get together… Continue reading

“A Fun Evening with Friends”

What a great evening last night. Thanks to everybody who came out to our ‘Views of Vancouver’ Spring Art, Wine and Investment Show hosted by The Bailey Business Fund. I truly think I have… Continue reading