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Taking Stock

Minimize the costs of new stock-option expensing rules.

Stock Exchange

Short on capital? If you've got a proven plan for converting inventory into cash, inventory financing could be the option for you.

Size Matters

A small bank might be your ticket to a small business loan. Here's how to find one that can help you cash in.

Just Your Size

Don't make assumptions about a bank's lending methods based on size alone--here's how to find the bank that can help you cash in.

At Your Service

In the service industry? This tracking survey will help you get the information you need.

Fees of Danger

When assessing commercial loan costs, the interest rate is often only a drop in the bucket.

What's the Plan?

How President Bush's second term agenda will affect you

Coming Up Short

Short-term financing could help your company overcome temporary setbacks or cash-flow issues.

Unconventional Financing Ideas

When the money tree looks dry, sometimes you just have to create your own branch.

Leap of Faith

Take it from those who've done it--going public will change your business.

An Acquired Taste

Before you buy that business you're craving, consider seller financing to sweeten the deal.

Commercial Break

When banks can't give you the funds you need, look to commercial finance companies for help.

Public Works

Looking for a capital infusion? Don't ignore public funding sources in your own backyard.

Branching Out

An employee stock ownership plan is more than just a great way to boost morale-it's also a cheap source of growth capital.

Cross That Bridge

Juggling growth and financial risk is one balancing act you can't afford not to master.