Cash Flow

Finance

It's Payback Time

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

Keep Your Banker Informed

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

5 Common Budgeting Mistakes

Avoid these errors to avoid financial nightmares.
Finance

Cash Crunch

Don't let investors and lenders use that old "it's the economy" line as justification to put the squeeze on your business.
Finance

Hidden Treasure

Your search for capital should start in the nooks, crannies, equipment and real estate your business already has.
Starting a Business

To Say the Leased

Ownership is overrated. Could leasing be the answer to the tough economy?
Finance

The Risks of Accepting Checks

Bounced checks, fraudulent check writers--these problems can potentially cost you big bucks. Follow these guidelines to reduce your risk.
Finance

Taking Credit

Card issuers are really rolling out the red carpet for their business customers, but is there a catch? Not if you act responsibly.
Finance

What's Your Company Worth?

Whether you're selling your business, getting insurance or sorting through estate taxes, knowing your business's value comes in handy.
Finance

Protecting Your Company's Most Important Assets

Think of your company's intangible assets as the foundation of your business. Without them, you've just got a pile of rubble.
Finance

Valuing Your Homebased Business

The first thing to figure out is whether you're profitable.
Finance

Born Again

Good businesses don't have to die just because they've gone hopelessly, out-of-control in debt. There is a place they can turn for redemption: the bankruptcy laws.
Finance

Make a Statement

What to do if your bank requires audited financial statements
Finance

Can't Go With the Flow?

Simple solutions for winning the cash-flow battle
Finance

Inventory-Based Lines of Credit

How one company deals with a common cash-flow problem