How to Hire a Bookkeeper for Your Small Business

It makes perfect sense to hire a bookkeeper for your small business, but you have to make sure you're hiring the right person for the task. Your bookkeeper will have intimate knowledge of your business's financial records and will...

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The Insurance Necessary for Running a Real Estate Business

Insurance is the transfer of risk. Bad things can happen to good people or to good businesses, but those bad things don't happen to everyone at the same time. When you purchase insurance, you are paying into a pool...

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Accounting 101

An entrepreneur may have a great idea, strong motivation, and dedicated employees, but without solid accounting, their venture will be doomed to fail. This article takes a look at the basics and importance of accounting. What Do Accountants Do? Accountants perform...

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Asset Based Lending for Beginners

Effectively managing cash flow and having funds available are required to facilitate growth. However, that growth can drain available funds as increased sales tie up money in higher receivables. Cash is also invested in additional inventory or utilized to...

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11 Steps to Starting Your Own Small Business

A great many people are attracted by the idea of starting up their own business and becoming self-employed. However, there are number of pitfalls and obstacles associated with starting up your own small business, any of which can cause...

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Using Purchase Order Financing for Your Small Business

Purchase order financing is a financing option you can take advantage of to fulfill large customer orders, even when you lack the cash flow to do so. Especially if you're a smaller company, you may not have the funds...

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The Pros and Cons of Accounts Receivable Financing

Accounts receivable financing is a process by which your company sells some or all of its commercial invoices to a factoring company at less than face value, in exchange for a quick infusion of cash which can be used...

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