Posts Tagged ‘small business’

Bail Bonds Part 1 - The Business

Bail Bonds Part 1 – The Business

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Texas

Like all of my favorite finance topics, this one was inspired by my daughter’s question, as we slowly drove in the car past the county correctional facility: “Daddy, what are bail bonds?” Prior to her question, my knowledge of the industry came from watching Robert DeNiro in Midnight Run. Fun movie. I tried to answer […]

Non-Bank Lenders For Small Business

Non-Bank Lenders For Small Business

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Investing, Texas

Note: This post has a Texas bias and a version of it ran in the San Antonio Express News. However, there is no open-carry here on this blog, so you can bring your children.   I suggested in a recent post that it’s nearly impossible to fund a new business and there’s really no good […]

Funding Your Small Business - All The Terrible Ways

Funding Your Small Business – All The Terrible Ways

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Texas

In a recent post  I mentioned that business owners may – among other benefits of entrepreneurship – achieve some tax savings. This week, inspired by my words, you’ve decided to hang a shingle. However, you need money. But where can you get money for a small business? Let me tell you all the great ways. Inherit […]

Tax Avoidance - All The Feelings

Tax Avoidance – All The Feelings

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Taxes, Texas

One thing worse than paying our taxes is the idea that other people avoid paying their fair share of taxes. On the subject of tax avoidance by other people, I can think of at least three principal feelings. As the kids say, I feel all the feelings. Outright tax fraud People everywhere on the political […]

Video - Intro To Business Budgeting

Video – Intro To Business Budgeting

By The Banker | Audio Posts, Personal Finance, Video

Here’s an introductory video we did for LiftFund, a not-for-profit business microlender, based in San Antonio, TX. 1 LiftFund targets lending to small business owners who have otherwise not been able to get capital – or have already been turned down – from traditional banks. They offer not just loans but business training, financial education, and coaching. […]