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U.K. Lawmakers Tell Queen to Think More Like an Entrepreneur

Lawmakers have given the Queen's royal officials some financial advice.

How Much Cash on Hand Is Too Much? And What Should I Do With It?

If you're in the enviable position of having an excess of cash, you have the opportunity to invest it in your business.

How We Saved a Restaurant More Than $100,000 a Year

While owning a restaurant can be a dream come true for entrepreneurs, there can also be costly pitfalls that can lead to failure. Here are three simple steps to set you up for success.

Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

If you're in the rarefied position of being able to attract investor dollars, these three young founders have some advice for you.

Why You Should Book That Early Morning Flight

Save money and time -- early-morning flights have their advantages.

Why Too Many Startups Run Out of Money Too Fast

Many startups run out of money soon after they launch, missing out on success before they even have a fighting chance.

The 3 Dashboards You Must Have for Your Business Now

It's important to have hard figures on how your business is doing at your finger tips. Keeping track of these numbers doesn't have to take time. Here are three dashboards that will do the work for you.

10 Cash-Flow Surprises That Could Kill Your Startup

Even if your company is profitable, you could still run out of that oh-so-important business lifeblood: cash. Here are some common capital issues to avoid.

Pack Your Suitcase: Business-Travel Budgets on the Rise

The Global Business Travel Association upped its estimate for business travel this year.

Overdraft Protection Will Cost You, But How Much?

A new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau raises questions about overdraft practices at some financial institutions.

Marketing ROI: Budgeting Your Money Wisely

Calculating the return on investment for your marketing can sometimes seem impossible. Yet it's necessary to make sure you're budgeting wisely. Here's how to translate your efforts into numbers.

3 Signs You Need to Take a Pay Cut

CEOs are cutting back on their salaries left and right this week -- from President Obama to J.C. Penney CEO, Ron Johnson. Are you a candidate for a pay cut? Here are three signs you might be.

5 Personal Finance Tips for Cash-Strapped Entrepreneurs

How to go all-in on a new business venture without draining your personal bank account.

Are Your Eyes Bigger Than Your Budget? 3 Tips to Rein in Your Startup Costs

Startups simply must make a budget and stick to it. Otherwise, you could wind up a statistic. Here are just three ways to keep your costs down.

The Basics of Building a Budget for Your Business

How to think about the big picture and create the most effective budget.

Where Is Your Business Overspending?

The most unexpected areas of overspending for a small and growing business.

How to Talk With Your Spouse About Money

The four financial issues every couple should talk about.

How Much Should You Spend on Business Travel?

When you're footing the bill it's up to you: business class or public transportation?

Your Business Leaking Money? 5 Holes to Plug

A little checkup on your spending can go a long way. Here's what to do if you feel like you're watching your money go down the drain.

A Data-Driven Reality Check for Your Marketing Budget

To make better marketing budget decisions, listen to what your business data can tell you. Here are some tips for getting started.

How Dividing Your Savings Can Help You Reach Your Goals

Splitting your money into a multiple, targeted savings accounts can help you see budgeting benchmarks more clearly.

A Checklist for Strategic Cost Cutting

Looking for smart ways to trim spending at your business? Here's advice on how to get started.

3 Belt-Tightening Mistakes to Avoid

Where to be extra careful when you trim budgets.

A Quick Guide to Crafting a Budget Plan

A look at web tools and strategies for putting together a spending plan you can stick to for your small business.

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