Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro says it's more complicated than it seems to write the rules.
Billing and Collections
Is your small business caught in a cash crunch? Consider these steps to get customers to speed up and cut that check.
Managing Cash Flow
Financial dashboards are a popular way for small business owners to manage their money and track their growth without the hassle and expense of a business consultant.
Starting your own business will affect many parts of your life, including how you manage your finances.
Tips for organizing your financial life from the authors of 'The Money Book for Freelancers, Part-Timers, and the Self-Employed.'
Don't hide behind jargon. Seasoned investors know B.S. when they hear it.
More business owners are looking to barter for what they need. Here are seven tips for negotiating favorable trades.
These steps will put you ahead of the game before you start, and increase your chances of securing funds for your small business.
Compensation and Benefits
The small business organization that is leading the case against President Obama's health care reform act is asked to disclose its donor list.
Small-business owners overwhelmingly favor Mitt Romney over Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election. Here are seven reasons why.
Managing Cash Flow
A last-minute shortfall led a restaurateur to a speedy merchant cash advance in exchange for a cut of future sales.
When deals fall apart, it can often be for the best. For this business owner, the upside of losing angel funding was retaining equity and control over his company.
Whether your investors are friends and family or VCs, here's a guideline on how to pay yourself as your startup grows.
Backed by author Tim Ferriss, singer Jason Mraz and Randi Zuckerberg, Trippy lets you tap the wisdom of your social network for in-the-know recommendations.
Trying to figure out how Silicon Valley really works? This documentary, recently released on DVD, offers plenty of insight into Apple, Intel and the money guys who bet on them.
Payments & Collections
Confused about payment schedules and hidden fees? We'll walk you through the fine print.
Being chief cook and bottle washer isn't always the best solution for your bottom line. Here's how to find folks who can help.
Many business owners don't even think about insuring their business. Here are tips that can protect your company.
The disastrous Facebook initial public offering isn't likely to damp venture-capital interest in tech startups.
A look at ways to find the best funding sources and tailor the options for your small business.
Many small businesses could save big bucks by taking advantage of a tax credit long popular with larger companies.
Cash Flow & Money Management
As a business owner, you often look for ways to bootstrap or ask employees to go above and beyond. But overlooking overtime could land you in a heap of trouble.
The fine art of deciding when to spring for what you want.
A Government Accountability Office report says the effort to help small businesses pay for health care is too complex to be useful.
SBA and Government Funding
The SBA is partnering with the largest U.S. lenders to raise the amount of money loaned to small businesses, particularly in small loans and underserved communities.
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