This section includes articles about small business finances. Our Finance section will educate you on how to manage your books, save money, sell your business, buy an existing business, how to start and build an emergency fund and much more.

Many Americans dream of discovering newfound personal and financial independence by opening their own business, however a lack of experience and an uncertain economic environment can make it difficult for many of these aspiring entrepreneurs to successfully achieve this. Read what to do. Read More

5 Warning Signs You Could Be Headed for a Cash Crunch

5 Warning Signs You Could Be Headed for a Cash Crunch Avatar Posted by aeschenburg under Finance
From http://blog.fundbox.com 6 days ago
Made Hot by: thecorneroffice on August 30, 2015 2:42 pm
Customers are clamoring for your product or service and your business’ sales are up, but does that mean all’s well with your business bank account? Not necessarily. Here are five warning signs that your company might be headed for cash flow problems. Read More

Why You Buy Warm Lemonade On A 90 Degree Day

Why You Buy Warm Lemonade On A 90 Degree Day Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From https://www.thefranchiseking.com 8 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on August 28, 2015 6:18 am
If it’s packaged right, a warm glass of lemonade can sell very well on a hot, steamy day…anywhere in the world. What? That's right: People will gladly pay for a warm glass of lemonade. Read why. Read More
I lived in West Texas from 1979-1981. Andrews, Texas. I moved there from Cleveland, a metropolis, to an area of the country known as the Permian Basin, for one reason, and one reason only. And, it wasn't to sleep on the floor in a sleeping bag for 3-4 months. Read More
Our managing director was on Franchise Business Radio recently. He shared some information on European franchise expansion for U.S. franchisors, as well as some tips for people who are interested in buying a franchise of their own. Read More
A quick overview of the various funding sources entrepreneurs can use to launch or grow their startups or small businesses. Read More

10 Sandwich Franchises that Might Replace Subway

10 Sandwich Franchises that Might Replace Subway Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Franchises
From http://smallbiztrends.com 21 days ago
Made Hot by: advertglobal on August 14, 2015 10:02 pm
For years, Subway has been the king of the sandwich industry. But with some recently declining sales and controversy surrounding its former spokesman, that could be changing. Luckily, there are plenty of other emerging brands within the sandwich shop franchise market. Read More
Bootstrapping doesn’t necessarily mean starting from nothing, with no money whatsoever. Although definitions vary, most people call it bootstrapping when the startup founder takes the risk and borrows from credit cards, or mortgages a home, or pledges some other personal assets to borrow the money. Read More

5 Franchise Business Success Tips

5 Franchise Business Success Tips Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.franchisedirect.com 28 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on August 6, 2015 2:56 pm
To improve your odds for franchise business success, use these 5 tips. The tips are designed to help you succeed as your own boss. Become an owner! Read More

Why Your Small Business Needs a Cash Flow Statement

Why Your Small Business Needs a Cash Flow Statement Avatar Posted by Caron_Beesley under Finance
From http://blog.fundbox.com 28 days ago
Made Hot by: JoshRed on August 6, 2015 2:33 pm
How is a cash flow statement different to a cash flow forecast? Why do you need one? How do you prepare a cash flow statement? Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …
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Larry Keltto @Larry_Keltto Flies Solo in Entrepreneur Life

For Larry Keltto, entrepreneurship was a choice. After getting married in 1993, Keltto discovered the hours of a … More
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