Direct Capital | Blog http://blog.directcapital.com Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:02:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 89883493 4 Strategies to Improve Your Franchise Leadership Skills http://blog.directcapital.com/business-insights/finance-lending/franchise/4-strategies-to-improve-your-franchise-leadership-skills/ Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:02:52 +0000 http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15299 Reading Time: 2 minutesLeadership is a primary component among the many ingredients that make up a successful business. Franchisees in particular can benefit from focusing on leadership as [...]]]> 15299 What It Means to Be Point Blank http://blog.directcapital.com/misc/what-it-means-to-be-point-blank/ Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:21:26 +0000 http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15290 Reading Time: 1 minutesIn the business world, it’s better to be upfront with your customers instead of beating around the bush. People would rather be over informed and [...]]]> 15290 Money Habits to Help Build Your Business http://blog.directcapital.com/business-insights/small-biz-news/money-habits-to-help-build-your-business/ Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:03:10 +0000 http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15285 Reading Time: 2 minutes  Every entrepreneur starting a company begins with big dreams of success, but without steadfast determination and careful attention to expenses, the chance of failure [...]]]> 15285 Tips for Making the Most of This Summer http://blog.directcapital.com/misc/tips-for-making-the-most-of-this-summer/ Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:05:44 +0000 http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15275 Reading Time: 2 minutesMost people will tell you that summer is a time for enjoying the outdoors, spending time with friends and family, and relaxing. Savvy small business [...]]]> 15275 5 Tips to Kick Start Your Day http://blog.directcapital.com/business-insights/small-biz-news/5-tips-to-kick-start-your-day/ Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:01:58 +0000 http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15271 Reading Time: 2 minutesEveryone knows that waking up on the wrong side of the bed can lead you to a frustrating day. On the other hand, getting a [...]]]> 15271 Financing, It’s For More Than Just Equipment http://blog.directcapital.com/business-insights/financing-its-for-more-than-just-equipment/ Mon, 12 Jun 2017 13:30:15 +0000 http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15232 Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen it comes time to invest in new equipment for your business, oftentimes all the costs associated with it can seem daunting. But they don’t [...]]]> 15232 5 Signs Your Business is Poised for Growth http://blog.directcapital.com/business-insights/small-biz-news/5-signs-your-business-is-poised-for-growth/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:00:32 +0000 http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15259 Reading Time: 2 minutesAs a small business owner, you are responsible for making complicated decisions constantly. Whether it’s day-to-day management of employees or company equipment, or larger decisions [...]]]> 15259 A Guide to Credit Approval http://blog.directcapital.com/business-insights/a-guide-to-credit-approval/ Mon, 15 May 2017 13:30:54 +0000 http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15235 Reading Time: 2 minutesThere is a general misconception that FICO score is the only deciding factor when being considered for a business loan.  In reality lenders consider many [...]]]> 15235 What Constitutes a ‘Good Rate’? http://blog.directcapital.com/business-insights/15228/ Mon, 08 May 2017 13:30:12 +0000 http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15228 Reading Time: 2 minutesKnow What Constitutes a ‘Good Rate’ Financing can seem overwhelming even to the best small business owners, but good lenders are here to help. A [...]]]> 15228 A Look At Small Businesses During National Small Business Week http://blog.directcapital.com/misc/a-look-at-small-businesses-during-national-small-business-week/ Mon, 01 May 2017 13:35:21 +0000 http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15245 Reading Time: 2 minutesYesterday officially marked the beginning of the annual National Small Business Week across the United States, and it came at a time when small businesses [...]]]> 15245