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Why Your Business Could Be Failing Even If You Hit Your Numbers

More than half of businesses that meet their income forecasts fail. Here's why and what steps you can take to make sure your business forecasts are financially sound.

Survey: Small-Business Owners Still Slow to Embrace Credit-Card Payments

While many small merchants only accept cash or checks, most consumers prefer plastic.

10 Questions to Ask When Determining Your Salary

These guidelines will help you settle on the right amount for you and your business.

Entrepreneurs See Brighter Days for Their Business, Not the Economy

In two surveys released today, small-business owners report being more optimistic about their company's future, though concerns persist about government regulation, the economy, taxes and health care.

How to Set Your Salary

Deciding how much to pay yourself can be tricky. Here's how to determine what you're worth.

Looking to Bolster Your Cashflow With a Home Mortgage Refinance? Consider These Tips

With interest rates at record lows, refinancing your home mortgage is one way to create some wiggle room in your budget. Here's how to be prepared.

How to Afford Your First Hire

Let's see: You're growing, but you don't have the money to hire -- sound familiar? Angela Jia Kim provides tips on how to afford your first new employee's salary.

How to Be Profitable From Month One

One Florida company's approach to starting a business generated positive cash flow within days.

How to Grow Quickly, Without Investors

Venture capitalist, author and professor Peter S. Cohan answer readers’ top questions about entrepreneurship.

How to Lose that Vital First Investor -- And Succeed Anyway

Student entrepreneur Eric Muli reveals how hard work, rejection and a little luck helped him land an investor for his startup.

5 Ways to Get Paid Faster

Is your small business caught in a cash crunch? Consider these steps to get customers to speed up and cut that check.

3 Simple Financial Tools to Help Track Business Success

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.

Case Study: How a Merchant Cash Advance Worked in a Pinch

A last-minute shortfall led a restaurateur to a speedy merchant cash advance in exchange for a cut of future sales.

What to Consider Before Quitting Your Day Job

Keeping a steady job can help sustain you and yours while your business is just getting off the ground. Here are five factors to consider before letting go of your 9 to 5.

5 Questions You Must Ask Your Credit Card Processor

Confused about payment schedules and hidden fees? We'll walk you through the fine print.

How High is Your Entrepreneurial Pain Tolerance?

Getting through the often arduous startup period can be difficult for any entrepreneur — let alone someone who's starting up for the first time. Here's how to get equipped for the long haul.

How to Know When It's Time to Quit Your Day Job

Keeping a steady job can help sustain you and yours while your business is just getting off the ground. Here are five factors to consider before letting go of your 9 to 5.

Small Businesses Suffer in States Hardest Hit By Housing Meltdown

Southeastern states have a particularly high percentage of small businesses being hamstrung by tight credit conditions.

More Businesses Burdened By Slow-Paying Customers

About one in seven small business owners cite payment irregularities as their most challenging business problem.

What Do Pinterest and a Community Bank in Lubbock, Texas, Have In Common?

When it comes to converting companies into cash, an alternative investment marketplace is expanding beyond high-growth startups.

Three Tips for Calculating Your Company's Cash 'Runway'

Knowing how long your business can run on red is a crucial measure of its potential for success.

What Are You Willing to Do to Launch Your Business?

Sometimes, it's not a question of how brilliant your startup idea is, but what an entrepreneur is willing to do to get through the tough times.

How to Sell Shares Without Going Public

Secondary markets like SharesPost and SecondMarket offer a less costly avenue for raising money from investors than an IPO.

Need Cash Fast? Pawngo Can Help

When banks aren't lending, entrepreneurs are increasingly turning to online pawn shops like this one.

Seven Ways to Skyrocket Your Small Business's Cash Flow

How can you escape the cash-flow trap? Here are some tips.

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