Business Accounting

Keeping your books in order is key to running a successful business. Learn how to do it right with tips on managing debt, tax obligations, and more.

Are You Ready to Start a Business? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

Find out if you're ready to start a business by answering these questions.

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Investing Wisely: Tips for Using Your Savings to Start a Business

Starting your own business without having to take out huge loans may sound too good to be true. You may be able to use your own retirement savings to…

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What Is Goodwill in Business?

The success of businesses with lots of goodwill is much greater than businesses without it. But figuring out the value of that goodwill is…

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Should I Publish an Annual Report?

Annual reports are not only beneficial to large, publicly traded corporations. Armed with an understanding of what an annual report can accomplish,…

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Do LLCs Have Stock?

If you're thinking about incorporating your startup, you may hear how you need an attorney. But before you hire one—know that you can to it yourself.

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A Guide to Federal Small Business Loans for Women

If you're a female entrepreneur thinking about starting your own business, now is a great time to do it. Federal funding and low-interest loans might…

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How Lean Is Your Machine: 9 Cost-Cutting Tips for Small Businesses

Cost-cutting tips to help keep your business humming

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Understanding the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Thanks to the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), debt collectors must follow strict guidelines to collect outstanding money owed. Know…

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Profit and Loss Statement vs. Balance Sheet: Which One Should I Use?

Both profit and loss statements and balance sheets are important for running your small business or corporation. Learn about these two different…

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Business Tips on Spending Smart in Tough Times

Some tips to help you keep a tight rein on spending during a crunch.

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