Category Archives: Strengthen Your Financials

What is an Accounting Manual?

An accounting manual defines the organizations accounting policies and procedures for the accounting staff. It defines everything from accounting standards, to procedures, rules, and guidelines. It can even describe how the accounting department is organized. It is primarily used for training and reference for new hires to the accounting department. So what is an accounting manual?
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How Can Automation Improve Business Cash Flow?

Many business owners grew up wanting to become entrepreneurs, not paper-pushers. They dreamed of creating world-changing products, taking financial risks for enormous profits, and making the cover of Forbes. What they didn’t dream about were problems with cash flow: chasing late payments, printing invoices, and moving money in and out of bank accounts. How can automation improve business cash flow? Continue reading How Can Automation Improve Business Cash Flow?

How Do You Find Business Investors for Your Company?

This article will be helpful to those who are starting a  business and wondering where and how to look for funds. This is relevant for businesses that require significant investment with great potential for success. How do you find business investors for your company?

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How to Financially Prepare to Start Your Own Business

Starting a business is a life goal for many young entrepreneurs. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. If you want to start a business and be your own boss, you have to prepare yourself for hard work and saving money to be successful as a first time entrepreneur. Here are some ideas for how to financially prepare to start your own business.

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How Do You Figure Out How Much Cash a Company Needs?

Business Capital is the most critical component that fuels your company and keeps it safe from sharks in the banking world. Without it, organizations can’t grow. or you may be bootstrapping your startup, but how do you figure out how much cash a company needs? Continue reading How Do You Figure Out How Much Cash a Company Needs?

Payment Trends Driving the Future

The global pandemic has disrupted the financial sector in more ways than one. Lockdowns and restrictions across the world have basically crippled the global economy. However, during those trying times, payments have started to evolve. Here are a few payment trends driving the future of payments. Continue reading Payment Trends Driving the Future

How Do You Use a Balanced Scorecard?

Must all segments of your business operate effectively for your business to be truly successful? Some businesses survive in spite of poor performance in some segment(s), which is actually being carried by the performance of another segment. In other words, when one segment is not productive, other segments must be even more productive to compensate for it. If this is the case, then you could use a balanced scorecard to achieve strategic alignment. Continue reading How Do You Use a Balanced Scorecard?

Pros and Cons of Bootstrapping Your Startup

Guerilla style bootstrapping is one of the most common paths aspiring entrepreneurs take. No matter what kind of business you’re in or whether you succeed or not: everyone respects those who put in the hustle. Bootstrapping is a romanticized idea. But, even though it can help you make it big, it also has its pitfalls. Here are the pros and cons of bootstrapping. Continue reading Pros and Cons of Bootstrapping Your Startup

What Is Your Business Return on Invested Capital?

Profit is used to drive growth, which is one aspect to your cash needs. But what are you going to do with the excess cash from your business? Your options include purchase assets, spend it on various expenses, hold it in an investment account, pay down debt, or give it back to the shareholders. Do you have a Return on Investment plan for your capital? Continue reading What Is Your Business Return on Invested Capital?