Main Banner


Canadian Lenders Association Announce Paul Pitcher as 2019 Leaders in Lending Award, presented by BMO Financial Group.

Canadian Lenders Association (CLA), the voice of the innovative business and consumer lending industry, announces the Top 25 Lenders of 2019. “In partnership with BMO, we are excited to continue to celebrate innovation and leadership in Canada’s lending sector,” says Gary Schwartz, President of the CLA. “Today we announce the 25 individuals and 25 companies that have been nominated by their peers and selected by an expert committee.” One individual and one company will be announced as the category winner at the CLA’s upcoming Canadian Lenders Summit on November 20th at MaRS, Toronto. The 2019 Tiffany & Co crystal awards will be presented by BMO. “We are proud to sponsor this year’s lenders award that recognizes the world-class achievements of Canadian executives and companies and celebrates a commitment to ethical values, innovation, and leadership in 2019,” said Christine Cooper, Co-Head, Canadian Commercial Banking at BMO Financial Group. Winners must act in accordance with the values and goals of the CLA as we work to advance the growth of all aspects of Canada’s lending ecosystem including policy, advocacy, standards, innovation, and the adherence to and promotion of best practices as well as commitment to safe and ethical lending standards. 2019 Top Executives... View Article

Tips Successful Business Owners Follow for Managing Business Finance

If all small business owners can gather together to highlight the one thing that they despise doing, we would get a lot of votes in favor of managing business finance. In fact, there has been research conducted in this regard and small business owners have blatantly agreed that managing business finance is the one thing that they despise doing. While managing finance is despised by small owners, it is also one of the most significant reasons leading to the failure of a given business. It is when the founding members are unable to manage finance that the business fails to move on and is stranded towards failure. Hence, if you want your business to succeed, it is necessary that you manage your small business finance in the best manner possible, without any flaws whatsoever.

Halloween Marketing Tips That Small Businesses can Follow

The spookiest time of the year is just around the corner and customers will soon be thronging stores and other outlets looking to buy related items. Halloween is the time of the year that customers around the world look for spooky items to buy. This is the time of the year when the air is rich with scary vibes, and everyone is looking to scare each other away.

Funding Tips to Help Your Small Business Succeed in Canada

Things are looking up for Canadian businesses. Though it has a population of only 37 million people, Canada boasts one of the most exciting and dynamic economies in the G7, and with a strong healthcare system, a wealth of natural resources, a key geopolitical position, and one of the highest standards of living in the world, it is one of the best places for young entrepreneurs to start new businesses.

How Can Your Small Business Better It’s Cash Flow

The cash you have in your business plays an important role in defining the success you experience as a brand. If you truly want to be successful in running your business, then you should make sure that you manage cash in the best manner possible.

How Business Financing Has Changed

The first thing small business owners think about when deciding to take on funding to grow their business is the ten-year, 3% bank loan that was the standard ten to twenty years ago.

Your Complete Guide to Starting a Business in Canada

The grind of a 9 to 5 routine isn’t meant for everyone. When you start working a day job, you soon realize that it’s better to be your own boss, and this lifestyle isn’t meant for you. Once you realize this, there is nothing that will make a day job attractive to you.