Often additional funding is required to move small businesses along to their next stages of growth. However, applying for loans from the Small Business Administration can be a daunting process that is even more difficult if you are unprepared. Here...
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One of the best things you can do to succeed in business is have other people working with you. You don’t necessarily need a staff of dozens, hundreds, or thousands. All you really need is a group of people able...
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Workplaces vary significantly depending on industry, location, and the proclivities of the owners. However, regardless of their idiosyncrasies, companies that provide surroundings most conducive to employee efficiency, safety, health, and well-being are more likely to prosper. Here are some tips...
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Although the rewards of small business success are compelling, sometimes the day to day grind of running a company can get you down. It is imperative that you remain positive and energized to ensure continued business growth and an upbeat...
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Healthy cash flow is an important factor in small business success. However, sometimes seasonal slumps in income or slow-paying clients cause a shortage of working capital. With accounts receivable financing, your company receives a quick inflow of cash that you...
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Forget about furious battles with competitors or international trade disputes: the biggest challenges facing many businesses are the internal ones. This can include everything from new ways to motivate employees to perform better, to how to create safe, secure workplaces....
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The corporate structure of your business is like the foundation of a house. For your business to be stable, its structure needs to align with your goals and values.  And the structure helps define how the rest of your ‘house’...
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Accounts receivable financing, also called invoice financing, allows you to solve business cash flow problems by getting an affordable “loan,” or advance, against outstanding invoices. Using receivables as collateral, you could receive 80 percent or more of the invoiced value,...
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Forming a business partnership can open up new doors for your company. Two small businesses or large companies may complement each other and become stronger in the process. If you are a business owner shopping for business partners, consider the...
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Ask financial experts about debt consolidation and you might get a mixed bag of answers. Some will say it is a good way to pay off a blend of unsecured debts with a single, monthly payment. Others will say that...
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