The Business Credit and Financing Show

The Business Credit and Financing Show is produced by Credit Suite and hosted by Ty Crandall, business credit expert and best-selling author of Perfect Credit and Business Credit Decoded. Each week we talk about the business growth strategies that matter most to entrepreneurs. Listen in as we discuss the secrets to getting credit cards, loans, and credit lines to start and grow your business, even when you think you can’t get financing at a bank. And enjoy as we talk with seasoned business owners, coaches, influencers, and industry leaders on a variety of business growth strategies from how to market, hire, scale, increase revenue and profit, and the nuts and bolts of running a highly successful business. Listeners leave every 30-60-minute episode with actionable information you can use to start, grow, and fund a highly profitable business.
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Aug 27, 2020

During this show, you’ll discover …

👉 The many options in financing the SBA has to respond to the coronavirus situation

👉 Learn all about the SBA Paycheck Protection Plan

👉 Find out if you are eligible to apply…

👉 … plus learn the terms and other details

👉 Find out where to apply…

👉 … and how to get loan forgiveness

👉 Get the lowdown on Economic Injury Disaster Loans…

👉 … and SBA Debt Relief

👉 Learn about the SBA Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program

👉 Find out about other financing options…

👉 … like our credit line hybrid…

👉 … or cash flow financing…

👉 … or asset-based financing

👉 And don’t forget about business credit!

Aug 26, 2020

Most people avoid tough conversations. By, my embracing tough conversations, you can reach once unobtainable levels of success in all aspects of your life. In this show, David Wood shares how you can become a tough conversation ninja by following 4 simple steps.


About Our Guest:


Afterlife as a consulting actuary to Fortune 100 Companies, David Wood built the world’s largest coaching business becoming #1 on Google for “life coaching” and serving an audience of 150,000 coaches, and coaching thousands of hours in 12 countries around the globe.


He is the author of “Get Paid For Who You Are,” with a foreword by Jack Canfield. He was nominated to the Transformational Leadership Council alongside such thought leaders as Don Miguel Ruiz, John Gray, and Marianne Williamson.


David believes that the tough conversations we avoid, are our doorways to confidence, success, and love. They become defining moments that shape our world. He coaches high performing entrepreneurs, executives, and teams - and now prison inmates - to create amazing results and deep connection. One tough conversation at a time.


During the show, we discuss:


● Why people avoid speaking up

● Why people need to speak up their truth

● Recognizing tough conversations

● The 4-step model to tough conversation

● What CARE Model is

● How to master CARE Model

● Why people should have tough conversations

● Why people avoid tough conversations

● Tough conversation topics people avoid

● Typical conversations people dread at work that could make a huge difference to career and life

● How to find our tough conversations

● When do tough conversations go bad

● How CARE Model helps with business


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Aug 25, 2020

Most people don’t have enough money to retire when they want to.  In this show Eric D. Brotman reveals how to disregard retirement and focus on graduating instead.  Eric shares his insider knowledge on how to achieve true financial freedom, no matter the stage of life you’re in now.


About Our Guest:

Eric D. Brotman is Chief Executive Officer of BFG Financial Advisors, and independent firm assisting clients with wealth creation, preservation, and distribution. Eric has over 25 years of experience in financial planning and founded the firm in Baltimore in 2003. BFG provides investment, retirement, estate, insurance, and comprehensive financial planning services for families, professionals, executives, and business owners.

Eric is host of the Don’t Retire… Graduate! Podcast, which is dedicated to teaching listeners how to advance into retirement rather than retreating into it. Every episode provides listeners with inspiration and actionable advice to guide each of them towards a seamless transition into a dignified retirement. His new book ‘Don’t Retire, Graduate’ is due to be published in April 2020 and discusses similar themes to the podcast.

Eric appears regularly on television on 11 News Sunday Morning on WBAL in Baltimore and has written articles for numerous print and online media outlets. As a sought-after speaker, Eric frequently gives seminars and workshops for companies, membership organizations, and fellow financial advisors.


During the show, we discuss:

● About Don’t Retire… Graduate!

● Why people need to retire

● Things that successful retirees have in common

● Ideal age for retirement

● Preparing for retirement

● Steps to take for financial independence

● When to start saving for retirement

● How to get out of debt

● How people can afford to retire

● Working in retirement

● What you can expect after retirement

● Things or activities to do after retirement

● Preventing yourself from outliving your money


Show resources:

Aug 20, 2020

During this show, you’ll discover …

✅  Why better business funding can be yours

✅  How our hybrid credit line can get you the money you need to ride out this unprecedented COVID-19 storm

✅  The world is changing rapidly

✅  Conditions are constantly in flux

✅  But it’s an amazing time to get business funding

✅  Interest rates have never been better

✅  You can get better business funding than you ever dreamed of!

✅  Your business funding options are unprecedented

✅  Consider our credit line hybrid…

✅  … it’s unsecured…

✅  … and your small business can get terrific cash out of this program

✅  Learn how the SBA’s loans and disaster relief have money to give to small businesses

✅  Find out why you need to act FAST

✅  How online lending can be a great alternative

✅  Business loans for startups and preexisting businesses are out there

✅  Which online lenders to go to if you need cash fast…

✅  … or don’t have a very high personal credit score…

✅  … or not a lot in annual revenues

✅  How a guarantor or collateral can make approval more likely…

✅  … and how to use even stocks as loan collateral

✅  Get funding for business now

Aug 19, 2020

Getting a college degree requires a lot of time and money. In this episode, Grant Aldrich shows how you can get your degree at a fraction of the cost and time.  Find the right college for you, take courses for free, test out of other courses, and get your degree quickly and affordably even if you’re working full-time or running a successful business.

About Our Guest:

Grant Aldrich founded with a purpose-driven mission: make college more accessible and affordable for everyone. After graduating college with an overwhelming amount of debt, he was determined to change how students embark on their college education. Grant has spent his entire career working in startups with nearly 15 years of experience and 2 prior exits to a publicly-traded

company. He has been a board member and donor to a number of non-profits, an advisor to many publicly traded companies, and a guest speaker at seminars and graduate school courses. He graduated with honors from the University of California Irvine in Economics.

During this show we discuss:

● How to earn a degree while running a business without failing on both ends

● Getting a degree online

● Why people aren’t getting degrees

● How to get college courses for free

● How to run a business while part-timing in college without breaking the bank for either

● How to get a degree on your timetable

● Reducing the number of courses to get a degree

● How to take the courses you want to take and get your degree

● How to test your way out of courses and still get the credit

● How to radically reduce your cost to get a college degree

● How to get your student loan forgiven

● How to access all types of private and public schools in one place

● How to get a massive discount on college classes

● The most popular degrees that people are pursuing now

How to pay for college tuition without taking too much loan from the government

● 3 things to take into consideration when financially planning for college

● How to earn units to be used to shorten time at the university for free

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Aug 18, 2020

Brian is a computer scientist, entrepreneur, and angel investor. Brian currently serves as Chairman of Gillware, which provides cyber risk assessments, data recovery, incident response, and digital forensics services. He is a co-founder of Phoenix Nuclear Labs and served on PNL’s board from inception to when it decided to spin-off SHINE Medical Technologies. Those two companies have raised over 100 million dollars of venture capital and employ hundreds of people in Wisconsin.

During this interview, we discuss:

● What’s happening now with the cybersecurity

● What is ransomware

● What you should be doing to protect yourself against ransomware

● How bad guys infiltrate your network and access your information

● How to protect yourself from hackers

● What user authentication is and why it’s important

● How to best protect your login credentials

● How to create multiple levels of user authentication

● Why Google Authenticator is one of the best ways to protect yourself

● Why getting an email to validate your login won’t protect you

● Why hackers hack

● The different ways hackers use to hack you and how to prevent it

● How someone can gain root access to your system and how to stop them

● Which is safer, Mac or PC?

● Which is a safer Apple or Google phone?

● What a YubiKey is it and why you should use it

● How to find the right

Aug 13, 2020

During this show, you’ll discover …

✅  All about 5 vendors who can help you build business credit – in a recession

✅  Exactly how to get approved with no personal credit check or guarantee

✅  How the world is changing, but you can still build business credit!

✅  How business credit is built – even in a recession

✅  How you’ll be denied if you try with your bank first

✅  How to build trade lines to establish a business credit foundation

✅  The typical terms for starter vendor credit accounts

✅  How vendor credit leads to revolving and more credit

✅  And how retail credit leads to business credit not requiring a personal guarantee

✅  How some vendors have a time in business requirement

✅  How starter vendor accounts will give you the means to grow your business credit

✅  Five proven companies which will give you vendor accounts AND report to the big credit reporting agencies

✅  The correct process you MUST follow for each of these five vendors to give your business vendor credit

✅  How to easily find these five proven companies online

✅  How to get approved with no personal credit check or guarantee

✅  What a payment experience is, and how many you need to move onto store credit

✅  How to make sure a credit provider pulls your BUSINESS credit scores and NOT your PERSONAL credit scores when you apply

Aug 12, 2020

Many business owners lose countless hours manually tracking their employee’s hours and the hours they bill to customers. But there’s a much faster and easier way to track expenses and time. In this interview, Marc Summe shows us the easiest way to track time and expenses saving organizations a lot of money in the process

About our Guest:

Marc Summe is the CEO of Minute7, which does time and expense tracking for professional service businesses.  Minute7 helps professionals service businesses get paid faster from their customers.  The company is bootstrapped and has thousands of users. The company doubled its revenue last year.  

Prior to Minute7 Marc worked in finance and private equity.  He met a lot of successful entrepreneurs along the way before deciding to make the leap himself.  He walks to the office every day and loves the autonomy that comes with running your own business.  

In his younger days, Marc had ambitions for comedy and completed training at Second City in Chicago.  Now he lives in the suburbs and has three kids under the age of 5.

During the show, we discussed:

• Reasons why tracking expenses is important

• Wrong-way of tracking expenses and how to fix it.

• About Minute7

• How Minute7 is different from other applications

• How Minute7 help businesses

• Features and benefits of Minute 7

• How Minute7 works

• The time and money you can save with Minute7

• Why businesses need a time tracking system

• The need to track time

• What the system does once it starts tracking time

• What to do when an employee forgot to clock in or out

• Using Minute7 to prevent time theft

• Auditing data

• Tracking who edited the data

• How Minute7 help with payroll

• Setting the rate of an employee

• Keeping up with reimbursements and other invoices

• Devices we can use for Minute7

• Customizing Minute7

• Security measures that Minute7 offer

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Aug 11, 2020

Sean Castrina is a bestselling author, speaker, and entrepreneur. He lost his dream job 25 years ago and decided he would never be dependent on an employer for his financial security again. He became a millionaire at 36 years old by becoming a serial entrepreneur, starting more than 20 companies, and currently running nine companies. Now, Sean devotes his time to equipping entrepreneurs for success, authoring bestsellers like The Greatest Entrepreneur in the World and 8 Unbreakable Rules for Business Startup Success. His newest book, The World's Greatest Business Plan, helps people by providing a simple step-by-step plan for those who cannot afford to fail. He has contributed to some of the most recognized media outlets including Forbes, Inc., Yahoo Finance, MSNBC, as well as guest lectured at some of America’s finest colleges.

During the show, we discussed:

• Starting a business

• Things to know before starting a business from scratch

• Importance of having a business plan

• Importance of having a coach

• Ways to improve entrepreneurial skills

• Entrepreneurs as good leaders

• Things to expect when starting a business

• Reasons why startups fail

• Choosing the right partners

• Finding the right partners

• Things you need to have for a successful business

• Kinds of businesses that are mostly to be successful

• Qualities of successful entrepreneurs

• Mistakes startup entrepreneurs make

• Maintaining the success of a business

Show resources:

Aug 6, 2020

During this show, you’ll discover …

✅  How veterans can get business capital…

✅  … and all of the business funding for veterans options there are

✅  The kinds of awesome business funding for veterans there is out there

✅  How veterans are getting into the small business game more and more these days

✅  How the SBA Veterans Advantage program can help

✅  What the Military Reservist Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (MREIDL) is all about…

✅  … and how it provides small business loans for veterans

✅  How SBA Coronavirus Disaster Relief can work for veterans under the CARES Act

✅  We show you how to qualify for an SBA loan

✅  How to sign up for the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern program

✅  How to apply for grants through the StreetShares Foundation

✅  Get to know the kind of funding you can get from the StreetShares Veteran Small Business Award…

✅  … and the StreetShares Female Founders Veteran Small Business Award Grant Program

✅  How collateral-based funding can help

✅  Why our hybrid credit line program could be perfect for all of your business funding for veterans needs

✅  What our credit line hybrid program is all about

✅ How to get help from the Boots to Business | Reboot program via the Department of Defense

Aug 5, 2020

Most people have heard of compounding interest, but is your money really doubling every 7 years as it could be?  In this show, Curtis Ray talks about his 6 years of research into compounding interest and reveals the best way to get your money to safely and securely double every 7 years using the lost science of compounding interest.

About Our Guest:

Curtis Ray founded SunCor Financial, LLC, and serves as the President and CEO.

By bringing awareness about the 5 Rules of Wealth, Curtis is helping hardworking people, from all walks of life, to maximize retirement income through discipline, secure leverage, and achieve Exponential Growth. He designed and developed the patent pending MPI™ Strategy (Maximum Premium Indexing) to accomplish all 5 Rules of Wealth simultaneously, thereby solving the riddle of investing, and increasing retirement income by up to 400%.

Throughout his life, Curtis has been a serial entrepreneur and inventor. With a passion to take on issues that some accept as the status quo, Curtis solves inefficiencies with entirely new approaches.

During the show, we discussed:

• How to always be compounding

• The 5 rules of wealth

• Paying yourself first

• Saving 10% of your income

• Developing a financial plan and how to commit to it

• How to double your money every 7 years

• The safest way to protect your money

• The MPI strategy

• How to invest in MPI to get maximum benefits

• The definition of financial freedom

• Achieving financial freedom

• Defining IUL

• IUL costs

• Rate of return of an IUL

• IUL as a better retirement vehicle than others

• Benefits of purchasing an IUL

• How the Rules of Wealth help with the exponential growth curve

• Compounding as a key for long-term growth

• Securing compound interest

Show resources:

Aug 4, 2020

There’s an entire business model that allows you to make money leasing cell towers. In this show, we decode how it works, how to make money leasing cell towers, and all the details you should know to succeed.

About Our Guest:

Hugh Odom is a former AT&T attorney (for over 11 years) and the founder and president of Vertical Consultants, a telecom consulting firm that has provided consulting advice for companies like WalMart, McDonalds and Disney, and governmental institutions like the United States Postal Service; New York Housing Authority; Veteran Affairs; the City of Atlanta and the City of Charlotte. Hugh can share the evolving story of how the telecom industry (services, infrastructure, cell site locations) has and will become more crucial based upon the COVID-19 pandemic and the “new normal” that will result after COVID-19 has run its course. As the founder and President of Vertical Consultants, Hugh wants to demystify not only what is being reported in the news but what is going on behind the scenes inside companies like AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile. Hugh has been a resource to newspapers, podcasts, radio shows, and blogs for years.

During this show, we discuss:

• About a cell tower lease

• 5 pros & cons of using property as a cell tower lease

• Two things you must ask a cell tower company and clarify in order to avoid confusion and being cheated

• Why is it important I understand the dynamics of why your property and why they decided to use a particular space on my property

• 4 steps to take to get a better lease offer

• How the pandemic has affected cell tower leases

• 3 typical mistakes property owners make when negotiating a cell tower lease without a cell tower consultant to help

• 5 benefits of using a consultant for a cell tower negotiation

• 3 important things that impact the value of cell tower contract

• How long is the typical lease on a cell tower

• Amount to earn on a cell phone lease

• How a cell tower increases the value of property

• About a cell tower lease buyout

• How to know if a buyout is the best decision

• Disadvantages of selling a cell tower lease

• 5 important things that the property owner should look out for in the agreement