Ever since President Obama stepped into office, talks about the stimulus package have been going on. From the capitol to Wall Street to coffee shops â€“ the stimulus package has been much talked about. Some people are all for it while there are those who think that itâ€™s a waste of tax payersâ€™ money.
On the part of small business owners, however, the stimulus package just might be what they need to tide them over till the economy gets back on its feet. MSNBC published a feature last week, stating how the stimulus can actually be put to good use by small business owners:
A meeting brought federal officials and local entrepreneurs together on Thursday to help small business owners navigate the stormy economy.
Representatives from the Small Business Administration and Rep. Lee Terry met with business owners to discuss ways to modify programs designed to help them. “Small business is our economy,” Terry said.
He said the stimulus package, which provided $730 million for the SBA, will help provide new loans to assist small businesses with meeting debt payments, will offer higher loan guarantees and reduce loan fees.
What does this mean to you? If you are a small business owner and you have been struggling â€“ or you are looking at that possibility, then the knowledge that you can get new loans with lower fees would be more than welcome. In this time of difficulty, this opportunity is a refreshing one, with the conventional lenders and creditors being more conservative. Letâ€™s see how this thing develops.
Some credit card companies have been known to be notorious when it comes to customer support even if they come form some of the biggest names in the financial industry. Good thing is, that there are several banks and institutions that offer similar products that may cater to your particular need for attention to finances. Most banks offer their products in conjunction with their card services and some have exceptional track records when it comes to customer service.
May it be for card assistance, replacement or other trivial inquiries, they go the extra mile for the customer. Credit card offers come with 0% balance transfers from your current card provider making it easy to manage your finances. Indispensable for business folks, these small but mighty financial products allow us to safely do business without the risk of theft. May it be through their web sites or counters, they’ll be glad to provide you with the information you need for such services. do be careful with them, for they are ideal targets for criminals and vigilance is always warranted with such a powerful financial tool.
Everybody has credit cards and we have those darned banks to blame with their aggressive marketing strategies. Offers here and there, offers everywhere. Just seems you can’t escape plastic nowadays, in the mall, on a business trip or even on vacation. There is always a need for cash and thanks to these small yet terrible plastic cards we get to do a lot with less(carrying cash that is).
They’re not for everyone though, for many a debts have gone wild because of unwise use. Identity thieves also love these compact cash cows they use for their dastardly deeds. For the wise, its a good tool for your business for it allows you to balance the cash flow allowing shuffling of funds with their different cut-off dates. Pissed at your current bank, why not try shifting to another bank, for most offer balance transfers without charge. Just be sure to settle your debts before doing so or risk getting blacklisted by the credit industry.