Brewmaster: Eastern Bank Small business loan customer

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At Eastern Bank, we believe that, in order to support the success of our business customers, we need to take the time to understand their unique challenges.

It’s why we employ an advanced consultative approach that’s focused on the 9 Business Challenges that our research shows most business owners and managers face – from managing cash flow to attracting and retaining employees. By regularly reviewing these challenges with you, we can help you anticipate issues before they become problems, maximize your time and money, and take advantage of opportunities for growth

Challenge 1 Managing Cash
  • What is your process for collecting receivables and managing payables?
  • How do you mange your excess cash balances?
  • How do you determine your optimum level of working capital?
  • What is your source of emergency funds?
  • How do you plan for the replacement and purchase of equipment?
  • How do tax consideration affect your ownership vs. lease decisions?
  • What considerations impact your future space planning needs?
  • How do you evaluate potential investments in real estate?
  • How do you conduct international business transactions?
  • What are the biggest obstacles you face in doing business internationally?
  • What are the most significant risk to your company's operations?
  • What steps have you taken to mitigate these?
  • What resources would you need to undertake a major expansion?
  • How do you plan to ultimately transfer ownership of your company?
  • What steps have you taken to mitigate rising health care costs?
  • What aspects of your benefits plans make you attractive as an employer?
  • How well are you prepared for retirement?
  • What steps have you taken to reduce your estate tax liability?