29 04, 2017

Financing Your Franchise: A Practical Guide

By | April 29th, 2017|

Owning your own franchise gives you all the freedom you've ever wanted as an entrepreneur - with an edge. Unlike start-ups, franchisees aren't starting from scratch. By working with an established brand with a proven business model, your chance of success begins as soon as you open your storefront. This is a powerful value proposition [...]

27 04, 2017

Fin-Tech Business Series: How Financial Technology Is Transforming Business

By | April 27th, 2017|

Financial technology, or fin-tech for short, is an area we’ve touched upon repeatedly at Red Door Capital Group. Fin-tech continues to transform small businesses by offering cost-efficient solutions. This emerging trend has helped more small businesses go lean at a time where cost control is even more critical for success. A New Breed of Business [...]

25 04, 2017

Tumbling U.S. Mortgage Rates Provide Window of Opportunity for Real Estate Investors

By | April 25th, 2017|

Investing in real estate got a lot more attractive this week as mortgage rates tumbled to fresh five-month lows. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac recently announced that the average interest rate on a 30-year fixed rate home loan fell to 3.97% in the week ended April 20. That's down from 4.08% the previous week. Interest rates [...]

22 04, 2017

The Small Business Guide to Social Media Marketing

By | April 22nd, 2017|

Social media is no longer just some niche experiment, but an essential part of running a successful business. If you're a small business owner, it's in your best interest to expand your social media presence before you commit a single dime to more elaborate marketing strategies. Why Social Media Social media is a place where [...]

20 04, 2017

Thinking About Investing in Real Estate? You Should Consider a Hard Money Loan

By | April 20th, 2017|

Investing in real estate is one of the best ways to build wealth. It is also a proven method for diversifying your portfolio. When the going gets tough, you'll be glad you have a secured asset backed by real property. After the 2008 financial crisis, many people hesitated about buying a home or investing in [...]

18 04, 2017

Entrepreneurship Is Driving the U.S. Economy: Are You Building to Scale?

By | April 18th, 2017|

There has never been a time like the present to start or run your own business. And don't Americans know it. A 2015 study conducted by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor found that America is home to 27 million entrepreneurs. That's 27 million people starting or running new businesses. Put simply, roughly 14% of working-age Americans [...]

16 04, 2017

Assisted-Living Facility Financing: The Financial Side of Long-Term Care

By | April 16th, 2017|

In 2014, there were 46 million Americans aged 65 or older. This number is expected to approach 100 million by 2060. Over the next 40 years, our nation will face significant challenges caring for the elderly. This will impact everything from medical insurance to old-age and long-term care facilities. The elderly already represent 15% of [...]

13 04, 2017

A 10-Point Checklist for Starting Your New Business

By | April 13th, 2017|

When it comes to starting your own business, there has never been a time like the present. If you're an entrepreneur, or have that intangible entrepreneurial spirit, you're probably ready to jump into your next (or first) business venture. Your take charge attitude will get you far in life, but when it comes to starting [...]

11 04, 2017

Equipment Financing: What are the Options?

By | April 11th, 2017|

Buying equipment is an essential aspect of running a business. Whether you're established or just getting started, there will come a time when acquiring equipment or upgrading existing ones will be necessary. Many business owners shriek at the idea of capital expenditure. After all, sourcing new equipment can be extremely costly and time consuming, especially [...]

8 04, 2017

Fin-Tech Business Series: 5 Reasons Small Business Owners Need to Consider Financial Technology

By | April 8th, 2017|

Technology is one of the most efficient and affordable ways to optimize your business. The marriage between finance and technology, commonly referred to as fin-tech, is introducing a world of possibilities for small business owners. The Red Door Capital Group has been actively documenting the fin-tech landscape. Check out the first article in our Fin-Tech [...]