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.

The EU VAT legislation is already causing havoc as predicted and is looking to only get worse if the 'powers that be' have their way. Clare Josa explains why looking for a tech solution is not the answer and why, instead, the legislation itself must be addressed first and foremost. Read More
It's crucial for people looking into owning a franchise to do this...to make in-person visits with franchisees. As a matter of fact, one of the best ways to do franchise research is to spend “A day in the life” of a franchisee. Read More
There's no one-size-fits-all solution to payment processing. So, it's important to know your business and its unique needs before signing up for solutions that can solve your problems. Read More

22 Excellent Reasons To Buy A Franchise

22 Excellent Reasons To Buy A Franchise Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.thefranchiseking.com 16 days ago
Made Hot by: AmyJordan on May 8, 2015 11:58 am
Just in case you don’t really know why you want to buy a franchise-or at least look into franchise ownership as a path to your personal and professional goals, I compiled a list of possible reasons. Read More

How I Make Time for Myself After the Stress of Tax Day

How I Make Time for Myself After the Stress of Tax Day Avatar Posted by smpayton under Taxes
From http://blog.corpnet.com 22 days ago
Made Hot by: ObjectOriented on May 3, 2015 11:21 am
Now that your taxes are filed, take some time for yourself. You'll be a better entrepreneur for it. Read More

What I Wish I Knew When We Were a Start Up

What I Wish I Knew When We Were a Start Up Avatar Posted by RickCoplin under Raising Capital
From http://www.rickcoplin.com 22 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on May 1, 2015 6:26 pm
I had no idea what I was getting into when I joined a friend’s startup. I had a successful background in consulting and leading a technology group for a super-regional bank. I went from a company of 90,000 to being employee number three. None of our team had any startup experience. We made signific Read More

Why Banks Are No Longer Lending to Small Businesses

Why Banks Are No Longer Lending to Small Businesses Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under Finance
From http://articles.bplans.com 30 days ago
Made Hot by: businessgross on April 26, 2015 1:04 am
OnDeck Main Street Pulse Reports if you’re a small business owner, and you walk into a bank, you’ve got around an 80% chance of getting denied.
Hear from the Editor in Chief of Fundera about the state of bank lending to small business. Spoiler alert: it’s not great. Read More
"My business isn't meant to be so damn complicated. I set out to offer decent food at a decent price in a convenient way. Now…all of a sudden, we have a menu with 50 different items, Double-Drive-Thru windows, and 15 different types of coffee. What happened?” That, from the late Ray Kroc, former Read More

Paying Your Small Business Taxes: Three Options to Consider

Paying Your Small Business Taxes: Three Options to Consider Avatar Posted by smpayton under Taxes
From http://blog.corpnet.com 35 days ago
Made Hot by: sophia2 on April 20, 2015 4:56 pm
Got a big tax bill? You have three options to pay it off. See which is right for you and your small business. Read More

Most Of You Will Never Buy A Franchise And I Know Why

Most Of You Will Never Buy A Franchise And I Know Why Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.thefranchiseking.com 36 days ago
Made Hot by: logistico on April 19, 2015 4:20 pm
Most of you will never do it-never buy a franchise. Never. Never ever. I really do know why. The reason you won't do it isn't really a bad reason-or a wrong reason. It's THE reason, as you'll see when you read this franchise blog post.

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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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Daniel Sharkov @DanielSharkov Grows Up Blogging

Daniel Sharkov grew up in the blogging business. Usually when we say that, we are talking about someone who started … More
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