Month: August 2015

Hire AND Keep the Best Employees With a Healthy Work/Life Balance

Offer one thing… flexibility. You’ve probably heard the phrase “work/life balance” a lot. When you think about work/life balance and your firm, are you providing an atmosphere where employees feel that this is a concern of yours?  Work/life balance is certainly a hot-button issue, and is very, very important to many people in the workforce …

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What You Should Be Looking for (or Looking Out for) in a Loan Offer

For most small businesses, the question isn’t whether you will need a loan, the question is when. The business cycle involves ebbs and flows of capital needed to pay bills, draw salary and buy inventory. Without sufficient liquidity, a business may have to cut staff, curtail operations or simply close down. An affordable commercial loan …

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IOU Financial Inc.’s Results for the Three and Six Month Period Ended June 30, 2015

Montreal, August 25, 2015 – IOU FINANCIAL INC. (“IOU” or “the Company”; ticker symbol IOU/TSX-V), a leading online lender to small businesses, announced today its results for the three and six month period ended June 30, 2015. Loan originations for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015 were US$33.8 million, representing an increase of 39.7% …

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IOU FINANCIAL TO TRANSFORM SMALL BUSINESS LENDING IN CANADA

MONTRÉAL, Québec, August 19, 2015 – IOU Financial Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange: IOU) (“IOU Financial” or the “Company”) a leading online lender to small businesses in the United States, is pleased to announce today that it intends to open up its offerings to the Canadian marketplace. IOU Financial’s unique approach to lending will revolutionize small …

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Disaster Plan: Why You Need It and How to Create It

Natural disasters can wreck your business. Hurricanes, earthquakes, volcano eruptions, meteor strikes, terrorist attacks, nuclear meltdowns, viral contagions and other mishaps can cause power outages or shut down key vendors, events that can cripple small businesses. According to the Institute for Business and Home Safety, 25 percent of businesses that experience a major disaster never …

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