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.

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 4 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 10 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 11 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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What You Need to Know About Paying Taxes

What You Need to Know About Paying Taxes Avatar Posted by MMarquit under Taxes
From http://bestratesin.com 13 days ago
Made Hot by: advertglobal on April 17, 2015 3:00 am
As tax season starts to wind down (or speed up, if you are trying to beat the filing deadline), it’s a good time to reflect on what you should know about paying taxes, and how you can streamline the process. Read More

Fast And Furious Is Not The Way To Sell Franchises

Fast And Furious Is Not The Way To Sell Franchises Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.thefranchiseking.com 16 days ago
Made Hot by: FutureVision on April 15, 2015 8:55 am
Fast and furious is not the best way to sell franchises. I'm serious.
If you’re a franchisor…a new one, this may not be what you want to hear. Especially after you’ve invested $150,000 or more into your franchise. But, you need to hear it. Read More

Reasons to Create a System Backed by Gold and Silver - Part 1

Reasons to Create a System Backed by Gold and Silver - Part 1 Avatar Posted by JohnPaul under Finance
From http://www.golvercard.com 17 days ago
Made Hot by: businessluv on April 12, 2015 3:10 pm
Investors have long understood that Gold and Silver are an excellent hedge against inflation.
The analysis is straightforward and we will break it all down to help you better understand it all in a 2 Part post. This is Part 1 Read More
If you follow the general rules of giving good presentations, especially giving a good pitch presentation to an investor, you'll see the idea of telling a story repeated over and over, but what story do you need to tell? Hint: not yours. Read More

What Does it Take to Exit Your Business? - Exit Promise

What Does it Take to Exit Your Business? - Exit Promise Avatar Posted by Exit Promise under Finance
From http://exitpromise.com 18 days ago
Made Hot by: problogger78 on April 11, 2015 5:24 pm
Perhaps you are one of those business owners who feels you have plenty of time to think about exiting your business. You consider yourself lucky, and whenever you feel it’s time to leave, you will be able to exit your business with ease.

Well, it may not be so. This is not one of those articles Read More
"That bank loan you want for your company? Well, the bank is going to want a lot before they give it to you." Read More

5 Things Your Latino Employees Wish You Understood

Latino employees are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. workforce – in fact, by some estimates one in three working …
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Miranda Marquit: Contributor, Journalist, Entrepreneur

There was a time when a graduate from journalism school dreamt of nothing so much as landing that first beat reporter … More
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