Selling equity in a business only makes sense for a business if there's a potential to generate substantial income on the investors' money.
Small-business lending has been showing signs of life, albeit not the activity seen before the recession.
SBA and Government Funding
Karen G. Mills, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, talks about the agency's 2011 record year in small-business loan guarantees, helping to fill gaps when banks were reluctant to lend.
The Senate is poised to vote on a bill that would impose a minimum tax of 30 percent on all individuals with incomes of more than $1 million.
ReadyForZero racked up $4.5 million in funding to help consumers pay their bills.
Next week, Congress will take up a piece of legislation that would give businesses with fewer than 500 employees a one-year tax break.
Cash Flow & Money Management
Knowing how long your business can run on red is a crucial measure of its potential for success.
Have you been considering a health savings account? Here, accountant Mark Kohler explains the advantages.
If you're looking to scale up one day, it will pay to know now about how late-stage investing works.
Accountant Mark Kohler explains how putting your kids to work for your business can result in a sizable, and legal, tax write-off.
Here's a look at what happened to three companies once their young founders got investors to take the bait.
Accountant Mark Kohler explains how this write-off can be useful come tax time.
After intense debate, the Senate adds a number of investor protections to the small-business bill. The Obama Administration indicated its support.
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