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Advantages of Collateralized Lending

 

asset based lending is a  better option for working capital

Collateralized lending is becoming quite a popular alternative to traditional bank loans, but why? What do you do when you need to have working capital at a moment’s notice?  As bank loans are increasingly harder to come by, asset based lending is quickly becoming a popular alternative to traditional bank loans for acquiring working capital fast.  Why are so many people choosing asset based loans over traditional ones?

 

Improved liquidity

When used correctly, asset based lending or collateral loans can provide you with financial stability and predictable cash flow. This benefit can help stabilize operations for companies that are growing rapidly, have tight cash flows, or have seasonal revenues.  For individuals, unlocking the value in assets such as fine art or luxury vehicles can cover unexpected expenses or opportunities that just can’t wait.

 

Easier to get than loans and lines of credit

Qualifying for collateral based financing program is easier than qualifying for a bank loan or line of credit. If you have an asset or object of value you can borrow against it. It’s that simple.

All transactions are private, secure and will not affect your credit.

Your valuables are kept in a climate controlled location in a secure facility that utilizes some of the most advanced security technology available. Once the loan is paid off your assets will be returned to you.

 

Can the loan be obtained quickly?

Once your assets are appraised you can have your money in as little as twenty-four hours.

collateralized lending agencies like Eliasson Capital help businesses and individuals to unlock the value of their assets allowing them to become liquid in as little as 24 hours.

Using Personal Asset Lending and Merchant Cash Advances to Help Your Small Business Grow

 

Asset Based Lending and Merchant Cash Advances for Small Business

Here’s a fundamental truth of any organization: you need cash to help grow your business. Whether you’re a start-up, a sole proprietorship, or a limited liability corporation, getting a small business loan will be one of your top priorities. Unfortunately for many new and small businesses getting the cash needed to grow can be difficult and costly.

It used to be that the only way to gain access to cash were to go to banks which had their own difficult and long process, time you nor your business has. Luckily in this new economy other options for small business funding have popped up.

Personal Asset Lending allows you to use assets like cars, equipment, and jewelry to get working capital for your business. Loans against art and other valuables can also be used as collateral.

Most small businesses do not have extra assets or equipment just laying around. In cases like that a merchant cash advance can be a beneficial and flexible option to obtain working capital needed to grow.

A merchant cash advance, more commonly referred to as an MCA is simply a purchase of future credit card sales.

A typical bank loan requires fixed monthly payments and doesn’t take into account the fluctuation of seasonal sales. If things are slow a business can struggle to make the payments at detriment to the growth the loan was originally supposed to foster.  A MCA is based on percentages of sales allowing leeway during a time when sales are low.

Merchant Cash Advances are also easier to come by than a bank loan. The application process is much shorter and a business can have their money in as little as twenty four hours.

Lump Sum vs Annuity

If presented with the option of getting a pension check for life or getting a lump sum, what’s the better deal?  This is a decision that should be weighed carefully and because each individual’s financial status is different, there is no cookie cutter way to decide which option is best.

Getting a monthly annuity certainly has a certain allure — you get a steady paycheck for life.

But getting a lump sum can be a more attractive option if you manage the money well. Why? The biggest drawback of an annuity payment is that pensions are rarely indexed for inflation. At an annual 3 percent inflation rate, a monthly check worth $2,000 today would be worth $1,488 in 10 years, and $1,107 in 20 years. That’s a huge reduction in purchasing power.

Also, it’s not the best time to arrange for a pension check because annuity payment calculations are based on prevailing interest rates. In a low-interest rate environment like we have now, getting an annuity would involve locking in a low rate of return for the rest of your life.

Taking the lump sum allows you to invest the money for the short term until interest rates are more favorable because of the  flexibility and the power to invest aggressively to make your money last longer.

If you are in debt or have large expenses, getting a lump sum cash payout can save you money on interest payments.

What do you do if you are stuck with an annuity or structured settlement and need cash  now? There are services that allow you to borrow against your annuity in whole or in part. This is an especially cost effective option if that money can save you from bankruptcy, foreclosure or any number of financial emergencies that may arise.

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