Money

Tax Center

The Terrible Truth About Tax ID Numbers

Clearing the confusion about where and how to get your very own tax ID number
Venture Capital

Can Startups Get Venture Capital?

VC money for startups is scarce, but here's one group that hopes to change that.
Self-Financing

Using Personal Assets for Funding

The realities of tapping into life insurance, CDs, mortgages, IRAs and 401(k)s
Accepting Payments

How to Get Approved for a Merchant Account

Try these strategies for improving your chances
Venture Capital

Answering the Call

Trust corporations to know when the VC game is ready for new players.
Bank Loans and Microloans

Attacking a Loan

7 knock-'em-dead strategies to use when negotiating with hard-nosed commercial bankers
Cash Flow & Money Management

To Buy or Not to Buy?

Examine the ROI carefully to determine if that equipment purchase is really worth the money.
Getting Started

The Art of Raising Money

When is the best time to raise money? Answer these vital questions to find out.
Accounting Basics

Why You Need an Accountant

Our startup expert explains how to work with one of the new professionals in your business life.
Financing

Factor Your Receivables for More Cash

Need a quick cash infusion? A factoring service can help you out.
Angel Investors

What Investors Really Want

Forget what you think you know about getting start-up or expansion capital. Here's what investors are looking for.
Financing

Going for Broker

At the end of your rope for ways to finance your business's growth? Forget the usual suspects and try the last place you'd think of.
Financial Analysis

How to Calculate Your Breakeven Point

You need to keep this figure as low as possible. But do you know how to calculate the breakeven point when you sell multiple products?
Financing

Develop Your Idea With Pre-Launch Funding

Even if you only have a concept--and not a full-fledged business-- you may still be able to get funding at this stage.
Accepting Payments

Wireless Payment Processing for Your Business

Like every other technology under the sun, payment processing is going wireless. But is it a good investment for your business?
Accounting Basics

Add an Accountant to Your Business Team

Let an accountant handle your complex finances so you can concentrate on building your business.
Loans from Friends and Family

Accepting Money From Friends & Family

4 ways to get your cash without wreaking havoc on your personal relationships
Financing

Stock Options

More entrepreneurs are now choosing to sell private stock offerings. And in saying no to IPOs, they're reaping the benefits.
Angel Investors

Playing an Angel

Even when the financial arena is dealing nothing but bum hands, angel investors can be the wild card that puts you on top.
Managing Cash Flow

How to Get Yourself Paid

What to do when deadbeat debtors refuse to cough up the cash
Managing Cash Flow

Crunching the Cash Crunch

5 strategies to survive hiccups in your business bank account
Bank Loans and Microloans

Microloans Could Fuel Macro Results

When you don't need a ton of money, a microloan might do the trick.
Accepting Payments

Offering Debit Payment Options

Make it easy for customers to pay you by providing debit transaction access.
Billing and Collections

It's Payback Time

Are your deadbeat debtors getting you down? Don't get mad, get even.
Pricing

The Art of (Price) War

Low prices sound good, but can you slice deep without hitting profit?
Cash Flow & Money Management

Keep Your Banker Informed

Here's how to establish a good working relationship with your banker from the start.
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