When it comes to nonprofits, typical accounting software just doesn’t cut it. Nonprofit organizations have very particular accounting needs, including the ability to handle grants and contributions, record volunteer time, create budgets, run reports for board advisors, complete specialized tax forms and financial statements, and more. Not only do these companies require specialized features, they […]
Could your business qualify for free money via a business grant? Learn about some of the best grants available to small business startups, including green businesses, rural businesses, women-owned businesses, nonprofit organizations, veteran-related businesses, minority-owned businesses, and others.
Whether you need extra capital for emergency expenses or you’re ready to expand, a small business loan may be the logical next step for your business. Before you fill out that application, though, you need to consider the total cost of borrowing. One of the most important factors in determining the cost of your loan […]
Like other small businesses, a childcare business has many expenses. Incoming cash flow should cover most of your expenses, in theory, but sometimes there’s a situation where you need a financial boost. Maybe it’s an emergency expense or a lack of cash flow due to a seasonal lull. On the other hand, business could be […]
For minorities seeking business loans, the normal challenges of financing can be compounded by lending biases, language barriers, and under-served communities. It’s not all bad news, though. There are a number of organizations that seek to even the playing field, either as a part of their mission or as one of their services. We’ll look at […]
The SBA has created business loan programs for veterans and active servicemembers who might otherwise have trouble getting financing for their small business or startup. Find out if one of these VA loan programs is right for your small business needs.
Iowa businesses enjoy some of the lowest costs of doing business in the country, but even those lower costs can sneak up on even the most prepared enterprise. When that happens, you’ll want to know where you can look to find financing. Below, we’ll look at some of the financial options available to Midwestern entrepreneurs and […]
Veteran-owned businesses are an important contributor to the national economy and account for a whopping 9 percent of US companies, according to the US Census Bureau. Census data also shows that the majority of veterans (61.7%) rely on personal savings to start their business, while fewer than 10 percent of vet-owned firms get business loans. […]
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A complete break down of the different business structures and the benefits and drawbacks of each to help you make the most informed decision for your business.