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Financing Options Top the List of Ways to Increase Jewelry Sales

Strengthening sales is the preoccupying concern of every retailer. While it’s important to strategize effective ways of bringing new customers through the front door, the most cost-effective way to generate sales is through your existing client base. The key to expanding jewelry sales to prior customers is to offer them new purchasing and financing options…. View Article

Plastic Surgery Loans Can Help You Tap a Waiting Market

Women are ready to take charge of the things they don’t like about themselves, and the majority of women have at least one thing they don’t like. A survey of over 5,000 American women found 90 percent of 18-24 year old and 85 percent of 55-64 year old women are dissatisfied with one or more… View Article

Orthodontics Financing: Giving Your Clients Payment Options

You’ve been spreading the message that orthodontics isn’t just about having a nice smile; the alignment of a person’s teeth is important because when left untreated, this can lead to tooth decay, gum disease, headaches and many other ailments. To see more growth in your practice, you need to go beyond sharing the message and… View Article

Care Credit Veterinary: What’s the Best Option for Your Clients?

You’ve probably had clients ask you about care credit veterinary cards from time to time. You tell them that it is essentially a credit card for pets, but for healthcare-related expenses. Is it something you should be offering your clients? The care credit veterinary service that vendors build are meant to assist pet owners when… View Article

Memberships Down? Try Offering Financing Options

Tiger Woods did a lot to raise the excitement of the game of golf, and also raise the revenue in the industry. But just as Tiger has receded over the years so too has the revenue for many golf clubs. However, the dropping profits in the industry are more related to the declining middle class… View Article

Dentistry Financing: A 2015 Trend to Boost Business

Every new year has its share of experts in various industries putting out their ideas regarding trends to watch out for in the coming year. Dentistry is no different. From technology to customer service to dentistry financing, take a look at what to expect this year: More Focus on the PPO You’ve probably noticed this… View Article

What Obstacles are Physician Groups Facing in 2015?

Not necessarily a new trend, but one that will continue to impact medical practices is reimbursement rates that will decline at a higher level in 2015. Some say the decline is related to uncertainty about the Affordable Care Act, but whatever the cause, you’re tasked with coming up with ways to keep your group profitable…. View Article