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March 6, 2018

3 Mistakes You Must Avoid When Starting a Business For The First Time

If you’re starting a business for the first time, you’re going to need all the help you can get. Even then, there’s still a good chance your business will fail. Sounds harsh right? While it may be harsh, it’s also the truth. And in startups, the truth is often hard to swallow. I’m not saying…

March 1, 2018

4 Reasons Why Your Small Business May Still Be Struggling With Cash Flow

Maintaining a steady cash flow is something many small businesses struggle with today. In your early stages you don’t have the luxury of finance departments to handle your billing. In fact, you probably don’t even have a dedicated team member who handles your finances. As the business owner, that falls on you. When it comes…

February 19, 2018

3 Smart Money Habits That Will Build Wealth

Every year it’s estimated that about 25 percent of all new year’s resolutions are to spend less and save more. In other words, people want to develop smarter money habits so they can work towards a more financially stable future. If you want to develop smart money habits, it really comes down to your goals…

February 14, 2018

3 Signs Your Client Won’t Pay Your Invoice On Time

Invoicing for small business owners is bittersweet. While it does represent pay day, it’s not always a walk in the park to track down those payments. In fact, it’s estimated that about 16% of all work small business owners do is unpaid. As a small business owner you need invoice payments to be timely or…

February 5, 2018

5 Tips That Will Help You Stick to Your Small Business Budget

Setting and sticking to a budget is one of the most important things you can do as a small business owner. Budgeting is tough and it certainly takes a lot of diligence. That said, anyone is capable of doing it. As a small business owner there’s also a good chance you’ll be the one managing…

January 30, 2018

3 Ways to Get Your Business Out of a Slump

Running a business is full of constant ups and downs. When you get started you’re energized and ready to tackle any obstacle that comes your way. When you start to generate revenue and make profits you feel on top of the world. But what happens when things slow down? Now you’re left with a lot…

January 23, 2018

Startup Advice: 4 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Launching a business is one of the toughest yet most rewarding things you can do in life. If you’re one of the many entrepreneurs preparing to embark on this epic journey I commend you. You’re going to need all the help you can get. Luckily, when it comes to startup advice there’s plenty to go…

January 17, 2018

4 Ways You Can Be A More Frugal Business Owner

Every small business owners needs to be extremely frugal over their capital. The lack of or misuse of capital is actually one of the main reasons why startups fail. Your number one priority should be to save money wherever and whenever possible. While some strategies will save you more than others it’s important to understand that every…

January 10, 2018

4 Expenses That Are Often Overlooked By Small Business Owners

Starting a business is expensive. As a business owner it’s up to you to make smart and strategic decisions around your company’s capital. One or two wrong moves and you could lose it all. When it comes to expense forecasting there’s really no one size fits all example. Depending on the nature of your business…

January 5, 2018

Here’s How You Can Get Started Early on Your Taxes

Many individuals think January is a bit too early to start worrying about your taxes. Small business owners use this time to start the new year off strong and push for new customers and sales. Getting off to a good start is definitely important, however it’s equally as important to wrap up your finances from…