Archives for April 2013

Factoring Brokers Unite!

We have all heard the expression that “half of something is better than all of nothing.” Along with that as a “given,” let’s also realize that we all have our strengths and weaknesses. The combination of these two statements leads us to a discussion on how and why factoring brokers can join forces with others. Many financial consultants have contacted us asking about ideas for marketing their factoring businesses. Of course, we provide as much help to our brokers as we can so we go through the entire litany of ideas and strategies. All aspects are discussed and responses generally vary. We’ve heard “No, I don’t like networking events because I’m shy.” Another common response is “I do not do phone cold calls.” Still another one is “I … [Read more...]

Funding for Long-Term Care Facilities

Factoring is a good option for nursing homes, and yet finding the right medical factoring company is often a challenge. A look at the problems and solutions in this article from PRN Funding. “A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old…the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.” -Abraham J. Heschel As birth rates decline in developed countries and the population ages, we must consider how we are going to treat the elderly among us. According to the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, over 12 million people will need long-term care by 2020; that comes out to about four out of every ten elderly adults entering a nursing home at some point in their lives. At … [Read more...]

Common Sense Advice for Factoring Brokers

One of the reasons why I enjoy working in the factoring industry is that almost every day presents a challenge when it comes to looking at prospects and finding new ways to close a deal. As great as that sounds we all know too well that most prospects do not make it past the application review to the due diligence process. In many cases we find the applicant needs some other type of financing or they have some past derogatory issues that cannot be cured. … [Read more...]

A New Factoring Twist on Dental Financing

It’s tough to find factoring companies that will purchase dental financing receivables. The same goes for invoices created from elective medical procedures. This point was highlighted in a recent article we published on Medical Factoring Wears Many Hats. And then I received an email that intrigued me…. “My company offers medical financing to dentists and their patients.” What a great potential for both dentists and factoring brokers to offer additional services. I had to learn more! The end result was this interview with Lenny Leff of InfinaQuest LLC. Your email on buying dental care receivables really caught my interest. What transactions will InfinaQuest consider funding? We purchase both medical provider receivables and … [Read more...]