Finance

Finance

Should First Investors Get Extra Compensation?

Our startup financing expert offers tips on providing incentives for your first investors.

Stay in Touch

Have all the financial information you need right at your fingertips, and you'll always know the right move to make.

Is It Time to Raise Prices?

To keep up with increasing costs--and big competitors' prices--more small businesses are pulling the trigger on the pricing gun.

The Right Fit

Looking for capital? A boutique private equity group could be the perfect funding partner for your small business.

Reporting In

Federal law allows you to check your credit reports for free every year. Here's how to access them--and protect your credit rating.

Money Matters

Who's watching your money? An expert guides you in finding a good financial planner.

Name Your Price

Stumped about what to charge? Setting prices is both an art and a science--and a little bit of guesswork. Here's how to figure it out.

Retire Rich

Entrepreneurs are good at growing businesses, but when it comes to personal portfolios, many all too often fall short. Experts share tips, strategies and secrets for the best ways you can accumulate wealth and retire rich.
Finance

Is Your Hobby Really a Business?

Even if you think of your new pastime as a hobby, the IRS and your city and state tax authorities might disagree. Find out if there's more to your "hobby" than meets the eye.

It's a Win-Win

Whether you're having a capital crisis or need funds to support growth, your customers may be an unexpected financing source.
Finance

The Basics of Money Management

Before you start making money, you've got to figure out how you're going to accept payments, establish payment and credit terms, and manage your finances. This how-to will help.
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Knowing When to Quit

If you still can't raise the money you need to fund your business, it's time to decide if you should stay in the game or throw in the towel.
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Get People to Pay You Quickly

Make it easy for customers to pay your invoices, and you'll see your money sooner rather than later.
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Obtaining a Loan for Your Startup

Getting money for your new business is easier than you think--once you dispel the three common myths of bank financing.

Can Social Networking Sites Help Your Biz?

Social networking sites offer entrepreneurs a chance to connect with investors, potential partners and customers.