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Three good reasons to lock in low-interest business finance in May 2022

A lot of people get business finance, but not so many review their finances and their needs regularly. So when rates go up, they’re caught by surprise – and end up with “mortgage stress” of the business kind. Reviewing […]

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What’s the eMyth got to do with the Cash Trap?

I first read Gerber’s eMyth years ago and agreed with a lot of his diagnosis of small business as “the biggest personal development challenge of the western world today”. In January 2022, the book still speaks to a similar […]

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7 ways to tune up your business for growth

“You’ve got to spend money to make money” It’s a fundamental truth of running a resilient business that you have to continuously invest in building your business. If you’re not doing that, how do you stay prepared? How do […]

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The New Uncertainty – how to surf yet another COVID wave

At the end of 2021, things were starting to look better. It felt like COVID was receding. Vaccination rates were high and lockdowns were ending. Experts like Westpac Bill Evans were actually forecasting 6.2% economic growth for 2022. https://www.westpac.com.au/news/making-news/2021/12/bills-bites-2022s-eye-popping-growth-picture/ […]

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How do you get affordable finance when you’re so new you don’t have a credit history?

How do you get affordable finance when you’re so new you don’t have a credit history? The challenge of speedy success A fast-growing NDIS provider was referred to us with a problem that a lot of businesses would love […]

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5-year fixed-rate Government funding that’s as simple as getting a credit card

If you apply before the 30th of June … Applications for the SME Business Recovery Loan Scheme close on 30th June 2022 So if you could use 5-year fixed-rate finance, plan to have your application in by June 2022 The SME […]

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The Post COVID Cash Trap – and how to avoid it

You’ve got to spend money to make money – that’s part of being in business. It could be leasing new premises, hiring extra staff, refitting a restaurant, or building up retail stock for Christmas. The challenge of spending money […]

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Short-Term Borrowing Treadmill

Starting in 2015, fintech companies have provided Australian SMEs with a set of simple easy access short term loans. In just five short years, they have created a multi-billion dollar industry. These loans have helped many businesses with short-term […]

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