Crank up Business – Crank up the Economy Newsletter

According to the SBA, there are almost 30 million small businesses in the US. They employ 47.8% of US workers and account for 63% of the net share of new jobs over the past six years. These small businesses played a huge role in the 4.2% GDP growth that our … Read More

Happy 4th of July

The Fountainhead team wishes you a great Independence Day holiday as we celebrate yet another year of freedom for the United States of America. While we probably all wish we were a little more “united” these days, I’m reminded that it’s our liberty that gives us all both the privilege … Read More

Time it Right to Do it Well Newsletter

TED speaker and NYT bestselling author Dan Pink recently released a book titled When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. Ask any war historian, and they’ll tell you that great victories in battle often come down to timing. Timing is important in every part of life, and certainly in business. … Read More

Thinking of Making the Jump to a Remote Office? Look Before You Leap.

Why Being In The Same Room Can’t Be Duplicated I’ve read the headlines for years about the coming age of the remote workplace.  It keeps cars off of congested roads, gives overburdened workers flexibility, and provides work-life balance to a generation that craves it.  What could possibly go wrong?  As … Read More

Desperation Can Bring About The Best Solutions

I’ve been part of an organization called Young President’s Organization for some time–for over nine years now, and we get regular email communications on a daily basis, various deals and what not, and one day, I got one about someone who wanted to finance their commercial real estate. I responded … Read More

Fast Track 504 Part 1: What Is It?

About a year ago, we launched what we call a Fast Track 504, which is a wholesale program–a secondary market program–meant for banks, credit unions, non-banks, commercial mortgage brokers, all to participate in outsourcing 504 first-lien loans to us to finance. In return, we actually pay them non-interest income premiums … Read More

How Do I Know What I Am Able to Afford?

I got a phone call the other day. Actually, I sent an email to this business owner who I had met probably three or four years ago.  We were talking a year ago about how he wanted to eventually own his property. I gave the advice I’ve given at other … Read More

How Do You Feel Helping People with Wealth Creation?

I get asked that question a lot: Why do I do what I do and how does it make me feel? I know that the financing that we provide, often called smarter financing, is very impactful for these business owners when they buy a piece of property for what they’re … Read More

How Long Does Fountainhead Take to Close a Loan?

Most commercial real estate contracts, when you want to go and buy a commercial property, are made for 60 or 90 days to close. Oftentimes, with a 30-day financing contingency, our average closing from start to finish–from when I talk to a business owner to the time we’re at the … Read More

The top 3 reasons why people choose SBA 504 loans

The top three reasons why somebody chooses an SBA 504 loan? #1: the down payment. It’s oftentimes half to a third the down payment of an ordinary conventional bank loan. This puts less of a burden on the borrowing business and gives it more leverage with its capital. #2: the … Read More