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.

How to Estimate the Cost of Starting a Business from Scratch

How to Estimate the Cost of Starting a Business from Scratch Avatar Posted by Caron_Beesley under Finance
From https://www.sba.gov 2 days ago
Made Hot by: MarketWiz on January 28, 2015 1:39 pm
How much is it going to cost you to start the business you’ve dreamed of?

In 2009, the Kauffmann Foundation estimated that the average start-up cost was approximately $30,000. The truth is that no business is the same and many micro-businesses can get started for as little as $3,000 or Read More
We all know many low-wage earners don't pay federal taxes. But, low wage earners often pay a higher percentage of their income for local taxes than high wage earners. Read More

How To Experience The Thrill Of Franchise Ownership

How To Experience The Thrill Of Franchise Ownership Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.thefranchiseking.com 8 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on January 26, 2015 12:36 pm
Are you ready to experience the thrill? The thrill of franchise ownership? I'm not sure if I'm able to convey the thrill via a blog post. I'll try, though. But the real thrill... Read More

Show Me the Money!: The Inspired Works Podcast

Show Me the Money!: The Inspired Works Podcast Avatar Posted by tiffanycwright under Raising Capital
From http://theresourcefulceo.com 16 days ago
Made Hot by: LimeWood on January 16, 2015 4:28 pm
Here is an interview on business funding with Chuck Wang, the broadcaster of "The Inspired Works". "The Inspired Works" Podcast deals with the business of life. Do you know what is preventing you from achieving that which you are meant to achieve? This podcast focuses on 1) Mindset 2) Recognizing l Read More

6 Franchise Purchasing Tips For 2015

6 Franchise Purchasing Tips For 2015 Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From https://www.sba.gov 21 days ago
Made Hot by: leonesimmy on January 10, 2015 4:07 pm
It can be pretty overwhelming to find a franchise business opportunity that you feel is right for your town, your investment level and your skills. There are so many choices these days, with new franchise opportunities appearing all the time. Lucky for you I have some steps you can take to help you ... Read More

Uber Bribes [podcast]

Uber Bribes [podcast] Avatar Posted by lyceum under Finance
From http://www.dhunplugged.com 23 days ago
Made Hot by: leonesimmy on January 7, 2015 6:14 am
Uber is under attack. Here in the United States and around the world, governments are trying to impose regulations on the taxi/driver start-up.

The world markets are going a bit bonkers. Greece down 12.5%, China off by 5% and oil slides while gold shines. Read More

5 Tax Issues You Must Resolve Before Year's End

5 Tax Issues You Must Resolve Before Year\'s End Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Finance
From http://smallbiztrends.com 29 days ago
Made Hot by: sophia2 on January 5, 2015 1:41 am
This time of year zooms by, and before you know it, it will be January. Waiting until then to get your business tax affairs in order can put you in a time crunch at the start of the year, so get started now to ensure you’re ready for 2015. Read More
One of the most popular New Year's resolutions is getting in shape. Our latest fitness franchise report covers the industry, including the latest gym membership stats and fitness franchise investment info. Read More

JoelLibava.com: My Top Franchise Articles

JoelLibava.com: My Top Franchise Articles Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.joellibava.com 35 days ago
Made Hot by: advertglobal on December 30, 2014 3:22 am
I have been writing informational articles on franchising for 8 years. Most of them have been published-and continue to be published, on my main franchise blog. But some of them have appeared on other websites and blogs. Here are several of them for your business reading pleasure. Read More

Business Insurance: Franchise Owners Really Need It

Business Insurance: Franchise Owners Really Need It Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.franchisebizdirectory.com 37 days ago
Made Hot by: luvhealthcare on December 28, 2014 4:47 pm
As a franchise owner, business insurance may not be the first thing at the forefront of your mind. There may be many differences between a franchise and a more ‘traditional ’ business structure, but franchisees need to ensure they have the proper insurance in place, just like any other business own Read More

Learn How to Build a Firm Benefits Foundation

While health care reform hasn’t gone into full swing mode yet, your business can lay a firm foundation for 2015 by following …
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David Siteman Garland: Building a Community

When David Siteman Garland launched his online community and TV show, he had very few fans. "Back then only my … More
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