Financial Projections

News and Articles About Financial Projections

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Alex Katz.

Assisting entrepreneurs for years with startup finances, this month's expert Alex Katz is looking to take people's questions relating to bookkeeping, payroll, financial statement preparation, tax issues and more.

My Biggest Mistake: Not Closely Examining the Numbers

An entrepreneur discusses how he fell into the trap of equating revenue with profit.

What a CFO Taught My Startup About Projections

From hockey-stick growth to flat lines, projections can run the gamut. For our series The Grind, the founder of S.W. Basics offers up advice about how she handled these, at times, elusive forecasts.

Investors Unnerved: Is Twitter Too Difficult to Use?

The social media company's stock plunges 20 percent on report of slow user growth.

5 Steps to Building a Business Around Your Passion

What if you could do what you love and make a living around that passion? You can. Here are some pointers on how to get started.

UPS Cuts Guidance, Troubling Sign for U.S. Economy

The shipping giant has sharply lowered its financial guidance, suggesting that signs of pickup in the U.S. economy might be overblown.

New Accounting Framework to Ease Burdens for Small Businesses

Two U.S. accounting organizations aim to give business owners streamlined options for financial reporting.

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.

10 Ways to Get Investors to Listen to Your Business Pitch

Wooing investors is a challenge even for entrepreneurs who're enthusiastic about their business. Here are ten tips on how to craft your investor pitch.

Why You Should Ditch Your Annual Budget

If your business needs to be nimble, a rolling forecast is a better bet than an annual budget.

Three Financial Guesstimates Every Business Plan Needs

Not a numbers person? Our columnist explains the fundamentals of financial projections that should go into your business plan.

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