Small Business Budget

Importance of Budget Planning: Avoiding Lost Opportunities from Cash Flow Shortfalls

There are many things to consider when managing a business; hiring, marketing, and actual delivery of the goods or services to your clients. At any stage of delivering value to your clients, things can go wrong. Miscommunication can lead to missed deadlines, poor internal controls can lead to quality problems, and staff can leave on short notice; leaving you in the … [Read more...]

Five Ways to Keep Money in Your Pocket as a Small Business Owner

The Ancient Roman playwright Plautus is credited with coining the phrase: “You must spend money to make money.” Certainly, as a small business owner, you know that to be true.  Even with the leanest start-up, there are costs to running a business. The trick, of course, is to earn more money than you spend. Here are five key ways you can keep more money in your pocket. … [Read more...]

Get Your Budget Out of Hot Water: When Finances and Circumstances Collide

Regardless of how successful a business is or how awesome the owner is, sometimes things happen that are out of our control.  These things may cause the business to suffer, and sometimes it may not be able to recover.  The key to safeguarding against these types of circumstances is to be prepared before they happen, and have a plan to set things back in order as soon as … [Read more...]