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How Captive Finance can Assist Your Business

If you’re not familiar with captive finance companies, it’s time to get acquainted. A captive finance company is one that offers financing to your customers through you. In many cases, captive finance companies work under a parent company to provide financing to the client directly. There are several advantages to taking on this type of… View Article

Cosmetic Surgery Loans Can Improve Your Bottom Line

Looking for Ways to Improve Loyalty? Four Ways to Patient Satisfaction Keeping a steady flow of patients takes more effort when insurance doesn’t cover the procedure. Cosmetic surgery often falls in this category, which means your office has to do more to attract new business and keep current customers coming back. What can you do… View Article

Give More Students a Chance at Education with Loans for Vocational School

Catching the attention of prospective students gets easier and easier for vocational schools as tuition at four-year universities continues to skyrocket. If you’re part of a vocational school offering degree programs that take only months to complete, you have a distinct advantage over state universities. Student debt has reached epidemic proportions. Tuition has risen so… View Article

Looking to Improve Business? Offering Financing Options Helps

Americans are crazy about their pets. They spend nearly $60 billion a year on them. Unfortunately, less than 20 percent take their pets to the veterinarian. What can you do to bring in more business? Increasingly, consumers have come to expect credit wherever they go, whether it’s a gas station, a big box store or… View Article

Offer Quick Funding to Your Patients to Establish Loyalty

There are several reasons you’re not seeing as many patients come through your office for orthodontic work as you could be seeing, and there are ways to improve the rate at which they do seek you out. From a fear of pain to being self-conscious about braces, there are many things that keep potential clients… View Article

Offering Cosmetic Loans Pulls in More Clients

Americans spent $12 billion on cosmetic procedures in 2013. How much of that money was spent at your practice? What can you do to pull more of it your way? Let’s take a look at some methods that have proven advantageous for others; methods that include cosmetic loans from a third party. Everybody has a… View Article

Starting a New Business? Consider Offering Consumer Financing

Becoming a business owner is an exciting yet somewhat stressful occasion. To make your opening day the best introduction of your brand to the public that it can possibly be, consider some of these tips. 1. Plan a Grand Opening Event You’ve probably put many, many hours of thought into your business. It might be… View Article

Home Improvement Costs Can be Offset With Financing

As a contractor you’re constantly looking for ways to bring value to your customers, whether it’s staying up to date on the latest materials, gadgets and designs or bringing your clients more options in financing your services. Let’s take a look at a few projects that you can offer your clients that won’t break the… View Article

Funeral Financing Assists in Growth Goals

Growth should always be a part of your business strategy. Offering clients a payment option, such as funeral financing, can be an important part of that growth strategy. Stop Relying Exclusively on Inside Sales People are thinking further in advance today, which is why you’ve probably seen an uptick in the number of prearranged funerals… View Article