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.

We all know that raising capital to finance a business is one of the most difficult tasks ever when it comes to running a business. Below are powerful alternative crowdfunding platforms for young entrepreneurs to raise capital to finance a startup.... Read More
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How Choosing And Buying A Franchise Is Like The 10,000 Meter Run

How Choosing And Buying A Franchise Is Like The 10,000 Meter Run Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From https://www.sba.gov 5 days ago
Made Hot by: AmyJordan on August 22, 2016 6:35 am
It's not a sprint. It's really not even a race. I'm talking about choosing and buying a franchise. Read why buying a franchise is more like a 10,000 meter run than a 100-yard dash. Read More

The Step-by-Step Guide to Buying an Existing Business

The Step-by-Step Guide to Buying an Existing Business Avatar Posted by fundera under Finance
From https://www.fundera.com 14 days ago
Made Hot by: Copysugar on August 14, 2016 3:23 pm
Here’s your step-by-step guide to buying an existing business, from understanding the pros and cons to closing the deal.

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Getting an SMB Loan Without Collateral

Getting an SMB Loan Without Collateral Avatar Posted by fundera under Raising Capital
From https://www.fundera.com 19 days ago
Made Hot by: maestro68 on August 10, 2016 12:36 pm
Owning a small business is risky enough without putting valuable assets, like your home, on the line as collateral for a business loan. But is there any way to get a small business loan without pledging collateral? We'll walk you through it.

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Business Calculators to Make Life Easier

Business Calculators to Make Life Easier Avatar Posted by amabaie under Finance
From http://www.business.com 20 days ago
Made Hot by: bizyolk on August 9, 2016 10:39 am
There’s no way around it. You should be able to do math if you are in business. But you can make the math less painful, at least the simple day-to-day math with online calculators. Read More
Crowdfunding has become one of the most popular methods to fund a startup, or for companies seeking growth funds to get to their next stage of development. Read More
If you’re dealing with business cash flow problems, you may have heard of the benefits of invoice financing. Invoice financing gives you instant access to the cash you’re owed by advancing payments on any outstanding bills that your customers have yet to pay. Since we’re in the midst of the summer’ Read More

Is Summer Your Quiet Season? 8 Tips to Overcome Cash Flow Lows

Is Summer Your Quiet Season? 8 Tips to Overcome Cash Flow Lows Avatar Posted by Caron_Beesley under Finance
From https://fundbox.com 22 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on August 5, 2016 12:29 am
If summer is your quiet season, then it’s key that your year-round revenues sustain you through the cash flow-quiet months. It’s also critical that you use this time wisely to ensure those revenues keep coming back strong year after year. Here are some tips for preventing a cash flow crisis this su Read More

The Ebbs and Flows of Franchise Brands

The Ebbs and Flows of Franchise Brands Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From https://www.sba.gov 26 days ago
Made Hot by: thecorneroffice on August 2, 2016 12:34 pm
Before I got into franchising, the idea of owning a Subway franchise was a hot topic. People from all walks of life wanted in. They saw it as a way to become their own boss with a pretty low upfront investment. Prime locations were gobbled up, and lots of people became multi-unit owners. Hot franchi Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …
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Ti Roberts @tiroberts Bitten By Marketing Bug

The Internet marketing bug bit Ti Roberts early on. Since then, she has come a long way, honing her marketing … More
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