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A merchant cash advance is an easy, efficient, and secure way to obtain operating or venture capital for your small business needs. It is important to understand that a merchant cash advance is not a loan. A merchant cash advance, also known as credit and receivables funding, is the purchase of your future credit card receivables at a discounted rate. The amount of funding that you can get depends on your monthly credit card sales.
A merchant cash advances is based on your small business' projected sales revenue and income rather than a credit score alone. Unlike traditional business loans from a bank, merchant cash advances are approved quickly and without excess paperwork. There is no monthly repayment schedule as obligations are met through daily credit card sales transactions.
Business Loan Option offers a cutting-edge working capital program to help you manage your company's cash needs. Our merchant cash advance program is a simpler and more responsive alternative to traditional small business lending. A merchant cash advance from us offers you the flexibility needed to raise capital so that your business may continue operating normally during even the most challenging financial times.
Business Loan Option provides an essential business capital service through which you are able to obtain a merchant cash advance based on your business' revenue. The amount you are eligible for is determined by your average monthly credit card sales.
Remember, this is not a loan, so there is no fixed monthly payment or the hassle commonly associated with traditional bank lending. Because we are purchasing a specified portion of your future credit card receivables at a discount, your cash advance obligation is fulfilled through your daily credit card sales. If sales are high, you pay back the advance faster. If sales are slow, you pay back less each day. This allows your business more financial freedom than a traditional business loan.
Just fill out our secure online merchant cash advance application today for quick and easy approval. You may also apply over the phone or via fax. Once we receive your application, you will be contacted by one of our representatives.
In order to qualify, you must have at least $5,000 in sales transactions each month for the last three months, be in business for at least a year, and meet a few other very simple requirements. There is no set payback time period.
Most small businesses, even those with little or no credit history, are approved for our merchant cash advances as long as they meet our requirements and are able to provide adequate verification.
Once you have submitted the merchant cash advance application, we will review it and contact you within 24 business hours. Approval is fast and simple. You may get funding in as little as 3-10 business days.
Although Business Loan Option does not provide a traditional credit-based loan to merchants, we do exercise a business-friendly scoring model to assess our risk that includes consideration of your credit history, general economic data, and business information in combination with both the business information and the guarantor's information. Viewing your personal credit is a very small part of the approval process.
No, the merchant cash advance will not appear on your credit report. This funding will have no impact on your debt to income ratios or your ability to apply for additional financing from other sources.
There is significantly less paperwork involved in obtaining a merchant cash advance from Business Loan Option than through any traditional financial institution. We will require proof of your business ownership, 6 months of credit card statements, and 3 months of business bank statements.
We will accept a variety of documents as proof of ownership which include but are not limited to corporate tax return papers, board-meeting minutes, articles of incorporation, or a business license showing your name as guarantor or owner.
No, there are no application or set-up fees for your merchant cash advance.
In most cases, yes, you will need to change to a merchant processor that has a relationship with Business Loan Option. This is the revolutionary way in which the merchant fulfills their cash advance obligation.
There are no fees associated with changing merchant processors when your advance is funded. Our merchant processors will guarantee to meet or beat your current credit card processing rates.
Your merchant cash advance is not an interest-based loan. Merchant cash advances are not loans at all therefore your financial obligation will be met through a percentage of your daily credit card receivables.
Business Loan Option will base your payments on a predetermined percentage of your average credit card sales over a period of time, based on our merchant cash advance agreement. We purchase a portion of your credit card receivables at a discount when we make the advance for you. There is no fixed payment amount or set time period. Payments roll with your cash flow, so if sales are slow for a period, you simply pay less.
Gross volume simply refers to the total sales revenue.
Yes, you may repay your business advance early if you are financially secure and ready to do so. Remember, if you experience a high volume of credit card sales, your cash advance will be paid off earlier than scheduled as payment is always based on a predetermined percentage of your credit card sales.
No, we do not offer a discount for paying earlier than scheduled. Remember, a merchant cash advance is not a business loan therefore there is no monthly payment schedule.
Yes, and most of our clients do. This is an easy and efficient way of preventing serious cash flow problems. We encourage renewals of your cash advance and offer incentives for doing so.
There are no restrictions on how you can use the money received from your business cash advance. Once you receive the funding, the money is yours to use in anyway that benefits your business. You can use it for any type of business expenditure.
Business Loan Option operates every Monday through Friday from 9:00 to 5:00 PM EST. We are closed on all Federal holidays. However, you may still submit a merchant cash advance application, send an email, or leave a voicemail during our non-working hours.
Of course! We are always happy to help. Feel free to use our online contact form any time, day or night, to send us your questions, comments, and concerns. You may also give us a call at (877)504-3555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. A Business Loan Option representative will respond to your query during business hours.