Small Business Resource Center
Building Great Places to Work
Pinnacle recently hosted a panel of business leaders who have been recognized by the Nashville Business Journal for building great places to work. Here are some takeaways that you can implement in your own company.
SBA 7(a) Loans: A Financing Alternative for All Growing Businesses
Obtaining financing for a venture can be a challenge for business owners who don’t qualify for conventional loans. One option for entrepreneurs who want to start or expand a business is the SBA 7(a) program. Learn more about what the program entails, who is eligible and what the funds can be used for.
5 Ways to Finance a Startup
Access to funding is one of the most important elements of getting your new business off the ground. Fortunately, you have options. Here are five ways you can get financing for your startup.
4 Tips for Building a Smart Incentive Plan that Serves Your Clients
Incentive plans are a bedrock practice for many businesses, and there are ways to build them that serve your clients, shareholders and your business, not just individual employees. That’s what we have done at Pinnacle, and you can do it too.
Develop Your Team Like a Pro
Developing and investing in people is the most effective way for owners to grow their businesses. Here are five tips for building professional development into your company’s growth plans.
Think Like an Athlete to Sell Your Business
If you’ve reached the peak of your career and are considering selling your business, you can learn a lot from Olympic athletes. Here are six lessons you can take away from this summer’s games in Rio.
5 Tips for Improving Cash Flow
In any business, the lag between the time you have to pay your suppliers and employees and the time you collect from your clients is a problem. Here are five tips to help you better manage your cash flow.
Detect Wire Fraud before it is Too Late
Wire fraud is a favorite tactic of criminals because they can move large sums quickly and are difficult to reverse. Learn about fraudsters’ tricks of the trade so you can watch for unusual activity and prevent large losses from your business accounts.
4 Options for Maturing Loans
Part of smart financing is having a plan in place when your commercial loan matures. Begin talking to your financial advisor several months before your term ends to help determine which course of action is best for you and your business. Here are four options.