How Much Cash Should Your Small Business Keep in Savings?

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How Much Cash Should Your Small Business Keep in Savings?If you have a small business you know how important it is to have sufficient cash flow. You need cash for everyday expenses such as payroll, rent, utilities and supplies. Some financial advisors recommend having up to six months in operating expenses to be safe. The exact amount you need, however, depends on the amount of cash that typically flows in and out of your business. Let’s look at some of the criteria you need to consider when calculating the amount of small business savings you need. Read more

5 Ways to Improve Cash Flow and Get Paid Faster by Your Clients

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5 Ways to Improve Cash Flow and Get Paid Faster by Your ClientsMany businesses find it difficult to maintain a healthy cash flow. One reason for this is having clients who don’t pay their bills promptly. Pressuring customers to pay is always a little tricky. You want to maintain a cordial business relationship. At the same time, you need to get paid so you can meet your own obligations. Here are five ways to get paid faster and enjoy better cash flow for your business. Read more

More than Half of Small Businesses Planned to Grow in 2018

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Small Business Growth in 2018Are you planning to grow your business? If so, you’re far from alone. Currently, many small businesses are feeling expansive and optimistic about the future. A recent study by TD Bank found that more than half of all small businesses planned to grow in 2018, a seven percent increase from the previous year. The businesses surveyed include many diverse industries including real estate, healthcare, IT, finance, manufacturing and many others. Read more

Tax Benefits for Small Businesses That Donate to a Charity

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Tax Benefits for Small Businesses That Donate to a CharityIf you decide to donate to a charity, you can enjoy several business benefits. First of all, you get the satisfaction of knowing you’re supporting a worthy cause. Second, you enhance your business’s reputation in the eyes of your customers and the general public. Finally, donating to charities can mean tax benefits for small business. In order to maximize these advantages, however, you need to follow certain guidelines. Read more