Cash-Flow Management

For Investors, Collectible Toys Aren't Child's Play
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For Investors, Collectible Toys Aren't Child's Play

If you hit it right, antique toys can be a highly valued part of your investment portfolio.
Obsessed About Revenue? Don't Forget to Check Gross Margin
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Obsessed About Revenue? Don't Forget to Check Gross Margin

Keep your eye on this key indicator to measure the health of your business.
Al Davis and Bill Lawrence
Get a $250,000 Loan in 24 Hours. But Beware, It's Expensive.
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Get a $250,000 Loan in 24 Hours. But Beware, It's Expensive.

New York City-based OnDeck Capital launched a new loan program today that gives small-business owners access to a significant amount of cash in a flash.
Catherine Clifford
Another Score for Bitcoin: You Can Now Use It to Pay for College
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Another Score for Bitcoin: You Can Now Use It to Pay for College

University of Nicosia in Cyprus announced today that it will accept the digital-only currency as legal tender for tuition and fees.
Catherine Clifford
How to Avoid 3 Common Budget Pitfalls
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How to Avoid 3 Common Budget Pitfalls

Income on the books but no cash in the bank? Here's how to avoid a cash crunch.
New Payment Platform Puts an End to the Daily Deposit Ritual
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New Payment Platform Puts an End to the Daily Deposit Ritual

The expense and time it takes to get money deposited can gouge a company's profit margins. Jay Bhattacharya decided to address nearly every pain point in the transaction process.
Gwen Moran
Fed Throws Latest Punch in Swipe-Fee Brawl
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Fed Throws Latest Punch in Swipe-Fee Brawl

The U.S. Federal Reserve says it will appeal an earlier decision from the U.S. District Court that challenged the swipe-fee regulations set by the central bank.
Catherine Clifford
How to Play the Numbers Game and Win
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How to Play the Numbers Game and Win

Knowing your break-even point and how to get there will help get your business on the right foot.
Brad Sugars
How to Calculate Gross Profit
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How to Calculate Gross Profit

Knowing when your business is making money.
Entrepreneur Staff
Are Your Eyes Bigger Than Your Budget? 3 Tips to Rein in Your Startup Costs
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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.
Neil Parmar
Looking to Bolster Your Cashflow With a Home Mortgage Refinance? Consider These Tips
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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.
Catherine Clifford
How to Determine Your Working Capital Needs
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How to Determine Your Working Capital Needs

Working capital has a direct impact on cash flow in a business. Consider these five common sources of short-term working capital financing.
Entrepreneur Staff
How I Saved
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How I Saved

Looking for ways to do more with less? Consider the tactics that some small-business owners have devised to stretch a dollar.
Ameen Khwaja
The Year-End Accounting Missteps of Rookie Entrepreneurs
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The Year-End Accounting Missteps of Rookie Entrepreneurs

This time of year may be about giving, but don't forget to devote plenty of time to getting your books in order. Here are a few often-missed year-end accounting tasks.
Amrik Randhawa