Finding a Recourse Factoring Company Made Easy

Jun 5 22:34 2007 Troy I. Degarnham Print This Article

Invoice factoring is also known as accounts receivable factoring. The financial strategy of selling invoices to immediately boost cash flow to an existing business. By effectively eliminating debt and freeing up assets to meet all financial obligations.

Do you have a lot of invoices that will be due in the future? Does your business offer lines of credit? Many small or medium businesses find it beneficial to offer credit to customers,Guest Posting but those same businesses often need that money today not 3 months from now. When bills come due for you, those invoices can work for you today. Finding a reliable recourse factoring company can solve your problems by developing a working capital for your needs rather than having capital on an invoice.

Slow paying customers can break almost any new business, and banks are usually reluctant with helping your business get on its feet. Recourse factoring companies offer a viable solution to your cash flow problems. By allowing a factoring company to hold your invoices today, you can get a cash advance on future payments now rather than later. When those invoices get paid, you are paid any remaining amount directly from the factoring company.

Recourse factoring means that if the invoice is not paid, the company has recourse to obtain the monies advanced from your business directly. This is high risk for the business, but low risk to the factoring company. Recourse factoring often has less of a rate and/or fee than does other types of factoring because your business is help liable for the invoices.

Finding a factoring company is not always easy. Banks are not as quick to offer factoring - if it is offered at all. Nonetheless, there are companies out there specializing in factoring services for new small or medium business, or more established small or medium businesses. Newer companies may have to pay more of a fee or rate simply because they do not have established credit, but the good news is factoring can help establish that much needed credit.

The Internet is probably the easiest method for finding a factoring company. All factoring companies offer recourse factoring because of the lower liability for the company itself. However, when searching for a reliable factoring company, be sure to check for interest rates, fees, credit check guidelines, additional fees, and time covered and time before the monies become available. Most of all, read the fine print thoroughly, and if you have questions, find the answer before you agree to anything. Still have questions? Contact a local financial advisor.

The great benefit of factoring is that the invoices are paid before their due date. Instead, the invoices are used as a form of equity. This is not a loan - this is in fact a cash advance. If the invoice does not get paid, the business is responsible for paying the debtor's balance on the invoice or another invoice is used to replace the unpaid invoice.

Recourse factoring is a great way for small or medium businesses to get their capital working for them today rather than tomorrow. Factoring is not a new term. In fact, factoring is probably dates back to the Ancient Egyptians. However, most businesses are not aware of the benefits offered by factoring those invoices.

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Troy I. Degarnham
Troy I. Degarnham

Troy Degarnham is the author and webmaster of, an informative website about Invoice Factoring. Extensive help and tips on account receivable factoring, factoring companies, recourse factoring and other factoring financial services.

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