One of the most important business finance decisions has nothing to do with budgets or COGs and everything to do with which accounting method you choose. Learn the difference between cash basis and accrual accounting to see which method your business should be using.
Learn when a one-page business plan is the right format for you & your business idea. We offer a free downloadable template and steps to get you started toward a successful business.
Job costing allows businesses to create project budgets and more accurately predict the profitability of their jobs and projects. We break down exactly how job costing works, what job costing software options are out there, and which businesses should be using job costing to manage their profit and loss.
Need extra cash for the holidays, but not sure where to start? Learn about the best types of business loans, and where to get them, in our guide to holiday business loans.
Franchises are a tried-and-true way to start a business, but they can cost a lot of money up-front. Want to buy a franchise, but can’t afford the startup costs? Learn about your best option for starting a franchise with no money right here.
Are you interested in running your own business and being your own boss, but don’t know how to get started? You’re not alone — starting a business from scratch requires a solid business plan and plenty of capital. Even with careful planning, there’s no guarantee that your business will be a success. But what if […]
Financing any small business is a headache, but acquiring funding for a medical marijuana dispensary can be even more of a challenge. Medical — and recreational — marijuana is legalized in states across the nation, but it is still illegal under federal law. These laws make it more difficult for owners of medical marijuana dispensaries […]
When your small business needs additional capital, it’s not uncommon to turn to a lender to quickly get the funding you need to operate or expand your business. Fortunately, there are many funding options available to small businesses, from low-interest Small Business Administration loans to lines of credit. For small business owners that want a […]
Many veterans that have spent their lives protecting our nation and our freedom also own and operate small businesses. According to a Small Business Administration study, there are 2.4 million veteran-owned businesses in the U.S. These veteran business owners continue to give back to the nation by providing jobs to 5.8 million employees. Like any […]
You’ve made up your mind, and you’re ready to ditch the traditional 9-to-5 and forge your own path to success. You are geared up to take the next step by launching a startup. You’ve determined your legal structure, you’ve written out a business plan, and you’re ready to bring your idea to fruition. There’s just […]