Starting and running a small business is hard, risky work. According to the SBA, approximately 550,000 new businesses were started in the United State...
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If you ever played Monopoly, you learned that by managing your cash flow wisely, you could buy a bunch of houses and hotels -- and win. If you didn't ...
Now is the time to think about dusting off your old business plan as the economy improves. A business plan is required to obtain a loan or venture capital. It is uniquely designed as a sales tool to get financing.
President Barack Obama and his risk-aversive legislators are sending the wrong message to America's entrepreneurs. They equate risk taking with wanton greed and evildoing.
Falsely promoted business plans and "plug-in-the-number-templates," will not help you get financing. There are no shortcuts to circumvent the lengthily process of doing it the right way.
CIT has been a stalwart lender for small businesses. But there are alternatives if you look for them.
What if Scrooge got some things right? Let's have a conversation about wealth guided by the world's most reviled rich man, old Ebenezer himself.
The lesser-known 504 program from the U.S. Small Business Administration can be ideal for small-business owners to buy, build or rehabilitate commercial buildings.
Resolve to grow your business in 2010. But if you have not started your company yet, resolve to launch it.
It's one thing to see how well an old-fashioned idea still works in a small community. But it's even more exciting to see a concept like bartering take more than a tender toehold in the new economy.
While there are a number of different strategies to creating retirement income, I prefer to use a simple method of creating cash flow to fund distributions.
The credit markets are improving and the banks can sell the guaranteed portion of their SBA loans at premiums closer to what they got before the financial meltdown.
Wall Street's troubles have not only filtered down to
They have crushed Main Street. With cash flow and credit lines drier than...
Over the next year or so, almost one trillion dollars could be injected into the banking and financial system. It almost seems like play money. Millio...
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