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Use Financial Management Basics to Help Your Business Succeed Learn the Basics - Financial Management Tips All small businesses have something in common: a need to fully understand financial aspects such as budgets, cash flow, pricing and balance sheets. Otherwise, entrepreneurs may not fully understand what's happening with their business until it... View
The 10 Bookkeeping Basics You Can’t Ignore Millions of small business owners and startup entrepreneurs are masters at creating great products and services, building awesome teams and winning over customers. Many of them, however, would probably flunk basic bookkeeping. Here are basics of the 10 most common types of bookkeeping accounts... View
Passion, Reality and Starting a Business Starting a business is not easy.  An entrepreneur needs to understand and express his/her passion. To do so means developing a mission statement and a plan. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.  Starting a business also requires enthusiasm, energy, and persistence to market... View
Know Your Numbers: What You Can Do Now to Drive Stronger Financial Health Whether you are a newly minted entrepreneur or you’re a business that has been around for a dozen years, a critical element for small business success means knowing your numbers. Sponsored by Visa, This e-guide is designed to help you better understand what figures and... View
Visa Small Business Spend Insights Q2 - 2012 Visa® Small Business Spend Insights monitors the economic confidence of U.S. small business owners by analyzing Visa Business card spend data and responses to a quarterly survey. Small businesses and those serving them can benefit from the trends and insights obtained from Visa’s... View
Visa Financial Management Toolkit Find resources to help manage your finances and grow your business - sponsored by Visa. View
Grow Your Cash Flow with Credit Transactions SCORE ExpertAnswers One of the oldest business fundamentals that endures in the Internet Age is the importance of solid cash flow. And who better to discuss small business cash flow and financial management in today’s world than Jared Fliesler, whose firm Square is helping companies of... View
How to Assess the Cost of Technology Solutions The cost of owning and operating a technology product or service over time is referred to as the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Since the TCO may be substantially higher than the initial upfront cost, a TCO comparison can help you decide between competing solutions that at first glance may seem... View
How to Use Ratios to Manage Cash Flow With today’s accounting software packages, it is easier than ever to monitor all aspects of your business’s finances. Many packages, such as QuickBooks, even provide dashboards–graphical representations of company operations data that display an instant snapshot of your company... View
How to Choose Accounting Software If you are not already using accounting software in your business, doing so is one of the smartest steps you can take to save time, improve your cash flow and simplify processes. Perhaps you are using accounting software, but are ready to upgrade or need more functionality. Here’s how to... View