Microloans: How to Get a Small Business Loan When the Bank Says No

Last Updated: Sep 3, 2018Need a loan for your small business? When the bank says no, a microloan may be the answer for the funding you want.This guide to micro lending includes a number of sources for microloans. When you hear the term, microloan, you Read More …

The Complete Truth about Business Credit Cards

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2013Business credit cards make it much easier to keep up with purchases, and the credit line can be a welcome option when you need to make a large purchase. Here’s what you need to know about business credit cards. Small business Read More …

Ways to Calculate the Value of a Small Business

Last Updated: Feb 20, 2013It’s a good idea to to know the value of your business, even if you don’t have immediate plans to sell. Here are three ways you can calculate the value of your small business. Even if you don’t have plans to sell Read More …

Small Business 401(k) Plan Options and Basic Rules

Last Updated: Mar 11, 2017Thinking about starting a 401(k) retirement plan for your small business employees and for yourself? There are several types of plans to choose from. Here’s an overview of options for businesses with employees and for 1-person businesses. As a small business owner, Read More …

Creative Cash Flow Strategies for Small Business

Last Updated: Aug 28, 2018Increasing sales doesn’t do you any good if you don’t have enough cash on hand to replenish your stock or pay your operating costs. Here are eleven creative strategies for improving your business’s cash flow. Managing cash flow is a big Read More …

Adding it up for success: How accountants can help small business owners gain insight into their operations

Last Updated: Jan 23, 2014Think an accountant is only valuable to your business at tax time? According to Jennifer Warawa of Sage North America, consulting with an accountant year-round could give your business the edge to thrive, even in a difficult economy. Small businesses must Read More …