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    Failing Businesses: Pledging

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    Pledging seems like a last chance effort to save your business. Shouldn't a business owner really consider profit margins before using this technique? What is the point if at the end of the month, the 10% that is paid out gives you a negative profit margin?

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    Although considering profit margin is important, there are more types of financial statistics to consider because any financial analyst would consider more than one statistic before making a decision. With pledging, the collateral or asset used could be confiscated at the end of the month, however, that ...

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    This solution explains why companies that are doing poorly will resort to pledging.