26 January 2016

How to Properly Analyze Businesses




Before investing in a business, you’ll need to do a little bit of homework and determine its financial position. While this task may seem daunting, it’s actually quite easy. There are four things you should pay attention to most: sales, earnings, operating expenses, and assets and liabilities. Sales A business that’s able to grow its [...]
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21 October 2015

Why Small Businesses Should Consider Incorporation




For many small business owners, the idea of more accounting and legal paperwork that comes with incorporation can be a scary thought. In this post, we explore what incorporation means as well as the benefits and drawbacks for small business owners across Canada. What does “Incorporated” mean? When you drive down a highway, you will [...]
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22 September 2015

New Online Marketplace Lending Loop Lets Canadians Lend Directly to Main Street




Now there’s a better way to borrow and a smarter way to lend. With the launch of Lending Loop, middle-class Canadians can grow their personal wealth by lending to the small businesses at the heart of their community and across Canada. Traditionally, Canadians have had little choice when it comes to investing their money. Purchasing [...]
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10 September 2015

Startup bringing peer-to-peer lending to Canada this fall




The Globe and Mail | Clare O’Hara | September 10, 2015 Canada’s first peer-to-peer lending platform is set to launch this fall allowing Canadian investors the opportunity to fund small local business ventures. Peer-to-peer lending has been a controversial issue within the Canadian marketplace, with many providers opening their platforms only to institutional and accredited […]

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