Helpful Information on Business Finance Loans

Helpful Information on Business Finance Loans

When starting a business or if in need for some financial help for an existing business, there are several business finance loans. Depending on the size of the loan and the business will help in the decision on what one is right for you.

Guaranteed Loans From the Small Business Administration

The small business administration does not give you the loan directly, but can guarantee the financial institution that it will be paid. These loans go according to the requirements of the small business association. The 7(a) loan program is the most flexible and the one that SBA uses primarily. The major types of 79a) loans are express programs, export loan programs, rural lender advantage program, special purpose loans program, CDC/504 loan program, microloan program, and disaster assistance loan program. These loans are made for existing and start-up businesses.

Prior to Applying for a Small Business Administration Loan

There is a few things that you need to do before you apply for any loan programs. Prior to obtaining a loan with the SBA, you must first try to get financed through a different source. If the terms are reasonable and you qualify, you will not need SBA.

If you do not qualify, then you may apply for an SBA loan program if your business meets the requirements of being a small business. Check the types of loans that they offer and be sure they you meet the requirements. Make sure the program you apply for will give you enough financial help that is needed. Look to so see if there are any specifications you need to know.

Financial Information for Business Finance

Some of the financial information for your business finance will be different depending on if you already have the business or are just starting. If you have an existing business, then you will needs the last three years of financial statements. This includes income statements, balance sheets, and your net worth. If you are starting a business you will need to supply them with a projection of one-year about income, cash flow, and expenses.…

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Great Deals When You Buy New Cars on Finance Now

Great Deals When You Buy New Cars on Finance Now

If you are one of the thousands of people thinking about changing your vehicle then you should consider buying new cars on finance. There are a number of deals available now that can make finance products a practical option for your next car purchase.

Buying a New Car

There are many reasons why people buy new cars. They may be looking for something more economical and reliable or want to upgrade their car to a more luxurious model. Whatever the reason for buying new cars you could fund your purchase with a finance deal. Buying cars on finance is very straightforward these days and there are many different types of products available on the market. This means you can shop around and find the best deal for your needs and situation.

Shopping Online

The Internet is one of the best places to find great deals on car finance products. There are a good range of different lenders operating online and offering competitive rates for buying cars on finance. If you are shopping for your finance package online then make sure you do your research. Don’t provide any personal details until you have checked that you are dealing with a reputable lender. Also look for those providers that can offer good customer support including direct telephone helpdesks.

Dealer Finance

Don’t forget you can buy cars on finance directly from your local dealership. There are several benefits to using dealer finance:

– Competitive Rates – dealers are now offering some of the most competitive rates on car finance products available. They are motivated by the final sale to help customers find suitable finance packages and this means they can be more flexible than banks and other lenders.

– Fast Agreement – when you buy cars on finance from dealers you can often get an answer on your application in just a few hours. This means you could choose the car you want and drive it away the same day. This is ideal for busy people who need a car as soon as possible.

– Easy Process – it is easy setting up a car finance agreement at the dealership. They will talk you through the process step-by-step and it should only take between 1 and 2 hours to sort the whole thing out.

Buying new cars on finance can be a practical way to get your next vehicle. By spreading the repayments across a longer term you will be able to afford the type of car you actually want. This gives you the opportunity to choose a car which can offer economy, reliability and little more luxury.…

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Penny Stocks List – A Tale of Two Investors

Penny Stocks List - A Tale of Two Investors

Who are those people that make lots of money in the stock market? Do you know anyone?

Do they even exist?

Well, yes, there are people who make fortunes investing in stocks… and they aren’t solely working on Wall Street.

The difference between those who make tons of money investing in stocks and those who grudgingly shrug their shoulders at yet another disappointing stock statement is illustrated by my tale of two investors.

Daniel is 46 years old, married, and works for the government. In some of his spare time he reads the Wall Street Journal and some online stock investing blogs. He works 40 hours per week… well yeah, he still works at the same job he’s been at for 21 years. Daniel started investing in stocks 15 years ago. As of this year, after a very dismal 2008 and 2009, his annual rate or return is 4 percent.

Joseph is 42 years old and works at home. Like Daniel, he’s married; unlike Daniel he doesn’t punch a clock. He earns a living investing his sizable nest egg of cash. He also invests a pool of money for other people. No, Joseph does not live in Manhattan and he didn’t inherit money. He lives on Main Street and 6 years ago, when he started investing in stocks, he was working as big box retailer manager.

For this article, Joseph was kind enough to have his assistant calculate his rate of return over the past 6 years. Even Joseph was surprised at the return. Joseph has earned 41 percent per year.

I don’t have to tell you that the investing results between Daniel and Joseph are pretty different. That’s an understatement. Both of our stock investors are self-taught and build their own stocks list. Neither started with a windfall of cash. So, what accounts for such dramatic differences in investing results?

Well, obviously Daniel and Joseph made different stock investing decisions. However, it’s not the difference in stock picks that get to the heart of the issue; rather it’s the systems they used.

Joseph followed the golden rule to investing in stocks – especially when building penny stocks list. Daniel didn’t. The golden rule to investing in stocks starts and ends with three words: penny stocks list.…

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Paying Too Much Attention Can Cost You

Paying Too Much Attention Can Cost You

Sales and financial pitfalls. What do these two have in common? Let me give you two hints:

You walk into a retail store advertising 50 percent off store wide sale. You walk out the store after spending $150. Your budget was $80. Although it was over your budget, you did manage to walk out the store with more items for $150 than you could have without the sale.

When reading “financial crisis of 2008 to 2010” what images and emotions come to mind?

What they both have in common is fixation. For the majority of people, our minds are preoccupied with the idea of saving money on a sale and a memorable moment impressed upon our frontal lobe that seems to never fade.

The advertisement of a sale has no advantage unless you are saving money. Typically, we tend to overspend when there’s a sale which makes it difficult to save for retirement or other long-term goals. How many times have you or someone you know have said “oh, it’s only $40” (or another dollar figure) because, otherwise, the item would have never been bought for $80? It doesn’t stop there. Then, there’s something else that you have always wanted (it just happens to be that way because it’s a sale) and buy it. Next thing you know you are buying more than what you have intended. But you justify it because it’s a sale. But it’s up to you to not overspend. We anchor on the idea of a sale and automatically think we are saving money. Au contraire, a sale is an opportunity for the store to sell a higher quantity of their inventory.

Solution: if you want a sale to work in your favor where you are saving money, then set a spending limit. You will stay within your means and save money.

Financial pitfalls, such as the financial crisis of 2008 to 2010 have left a strong impression on our minds. A mix concoction of lack of trust in big companies, greed, loss of retirement funds, volatility, etc. have contributed to an inaccurate knowledge of  doesn’t work! Resultantly, the average investor has reduced their contributions and lost sight of long-term investing. The challenge with the average investor is they are overly impressed with short-term gains. When it comes to investing it is crucial you are invested for the long-term. Does it necessarily mean you have to be invested 100 percent in equities/stocks? No. Many times the average investor is overly aggressive with stocks. It’s imperative that you have a properly diversified portfolio to minimize risk.

Holding on to such financial pitfalls can be more destructive. Studies have shown that investors who subject themselves to the daily financial news do worse than investors who tune it out.

Solution: instead of frequently checking your investments, cut it down to once or twice per year. Tune out the daily financial news so you are less likely to react emotionally to the natural ups and downs of the stock market.…

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Accounting, Auditing and Reporting in Thailand

Accounting period

Newly established business entities can choose a date for the initial accounting period. After that, accounts must be closed every twelve months.

If an entity wants to change its accounting period, it must obtain written approval from the Commercial Registration Department and the Revenue Department.

Accounting, Auditing and Reporting in Thailand

Account Book

The Accounts Act 2000 regulates the rules regarding accounting of accounts and supporting documents.

The law also stipulates qualifications from bookkeepers, who must be Thai residents, proficient in Thai, and graduates from vocational high schools or universities with a minimum Bachelor of Accounting degree.

The Civil and Commercial Code also provides general rules about accounts that must be maintained.

Recording accounting entries can be done in English, but a Thai translation must be added. All accounting entries must be written in ink, typed or printed. The computerized accounting system should be registered with the Department of Commerce and the Department of Revenue.

Accounting principles

In general, the accounting principles promulgated in International Financial Reporting Standards are followed in Thailand. In addition, accounting methods and conventions approved by law are considered as generally accepted accounting practices. The Accounting Professional Federation is an authoritative body that promotes the application of generally accepted accounting principles.

Certain accounting principles, adopted by business entities, must be followed consistently and can be changed only with the approval of the Revenue Department. The accounting principles include depreciation, compulsory reserves, shares, dividends, consolidation, expenses paid from net income and accounting for pension plans.

Audit Requirements

All business entities including companies, partnerships, branch offices, representative offices and joint ventures are required to prepare an annual income statement and balance sheet, and audit it. The auditor’s report must state whether the account has been properly prepared in accordance with the Accounting Regulations and whether this provides a true and fair view.

Appointment of Auditors

Every business company is required to appoint an independent auditor who is registered as a Certified Public Accountant in Thailand. Certified Public Accountants registered and issued with a license by the Department of Commerce.

The auditor is appointed at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (GMS) to serve until the next GMS. The GMS is also required to regulate Auditor remuneration. Although the auditor must be independent, the Civil and Commercial Code allows the company to appoint a shareholder as an Auditor if he has the required qualifications.

Reporting Requirements

All business entities are required to submit a set of audited financial statements, together with the annual tax return and the director / manager’s report with the Revenue Department within 150 days after the end of their financial year.

Companies, partnerships and branches of foreign companies are required to submit two sets of audited financial statements and statutory annual returns with the Company Registration Department within five months of the end of their financial year. The company is also required to submit references to the GMS that approve the financial statements and a copy of the company’s shareholder list on the date of the GMS. Failure to …

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