John Tucker

John Tucker has over ten years of professional experience in Commercial Finance and Business Development. Tucker is also an M.B.A. graduate and holder of three bachelor's degrees in Accounting, Business Management, and Journalism. To connect with John Tucker, feel free to send him a connection invite via LinkedIn at:

Articles by John Tucker


The Minimum Wage Debate at a Glance: Should Businesses Pay Their Employees More?

The minimum wage is widely debated in the U.S. Proponents make the case that the minimum wage helps the lowest earners, while …


What’s Your Paper Grade? A Guide to Merchant Cash Advance Underwriting

The Merchant Cash Advance (MCA) product has been around since the early 2000s through a company called AdvanceMe (now known …


7 Ways to Lease Equipment for Your Business

Leasing is a practice that dates back to at least the 1800’s, and some historians say leasing goes back much farther …


Why Critical Thinking Is Better Than Positive Thinking for Business Owners

I often tell people that I’m not a positive thinker, nor a negative thinker, but that I’m a critical thinker. …


How Consumer Financing Works

There are a variety of payment options that you as a small business owner, could provide to your customers for …


How Being Considered a “High Risk” Merchant Account Affects Your Business

So you’ve finally decided to start your business. You have aligned the capital, the location, the business plan, and the …


How to Get a Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

Before the mortgage crisis and credit crunch of 2008, it was very easy to obtain a mortgage, even if you …


5 Things a DUNS Number Helps You Do

If you have gone through the hassles of incorporating your business, separating your personal affairs from your business affairs (which …


How UCCs Can Hurt Your Business Credit Report

Back in December 2015, I wrote about how UCC filings play into your business credit reports. More specifically, it was an …