Cash Flow & Money Management
After five grueling months mining for gold, Hoffman's crew from 'Gold Rush Alaska' fell short. Here's why setting business goals -- even small ones -- can leave you feeling like a winner.
Before you figure out your pricing, figure out your business.
If your business needs to be nimble, a rolling forecast is a better bet than an annual budget.
In 2012, it will pay to keep an eye on a few key big-picture trends. Here are the ones that make my list for top insomnia producers.
Companies don't win a price war. They survive it. Strategize ahead of time how you will respond to competitor price changes.
Discounting can be your ticket to disaster. Add value instead, and watch your business thrive.
You can get out from under that mountain of debt. Here's how to make sure your bank works for you, versus the other way around.
Banks are targeting more credit cards at small businesses, but companies must weigh the incentives against the potential costs.
Before you put a price tag on a product or service, find out how much customers value it.
More than the usual trouble sleeping at night is just one indicator that it's time to bring in an experienced executive to bring order to your firm's finances.
Here's a look at the range online business-banking tools from the major U.S. banks.
The founder of 2-year-old digital card startup GiftZip.com decided to sell to gift-card behemoth SVM. He shares his views on the dangers of not doing the math.
Before you decide to price your products lower than the competition, let us talk you out of it.
There's a difference between spending irresponsibly and spending on things that improve your quality of life. Knowing the difference can set you free.
Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, on when and how business owners should take a paycheck. His advice: Make it a percentage of your revenue but also consider how efficiently you run your business. Part of our Coaches Corner series.
Are your prices driving away customers or creating unrealistic demand? You may be making one or more of these common mistakes. Here's how to turn it around.
Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, shares four tips on building business credit and improving your credit score.
This week's stock-market crash(es) and downgrading of America's credit rating leave business owners asking: Is this the new normal?
Knowing what your credit report means is critical to your business and personal life.
Call it Mint.com for business. Our reviewer takes a closer look.
Thanks to the repeal of a banking law, business bank accounts may now earn interest. But community banks aren't pleased.
When QuickBooks takes you only so far, it's time to bring in a financial pro.
Small business owners are taking longer to pay their bills, a new study shows. Here are a few theories on why.
Expert advice and lessons learned from financial missteps of small-business owners.
Regular cash flow projections can keep creditors at bay--and go a long way toward ensuring the good health of your business
How one small-business owner made strategic changes when finances became unpredictable.
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