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Financial Formulas Businesses Can Use in Excel
By Mona Bushnell | February 17, 2020

Learn business math basics and how to deploy them in Excel.

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A Nonprofit's Guide to Accounting
By Katharine Paljug | February 13, 2020

Accounting for a nonprofit organization can be complex with the strict tax requirements. This guide will help you stay on top of your nonprofit accounting responsibilities.

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Which Is Better: Cash- or Accrual-Based Business Accounting?
By Sean Peek | February 06, 2020

There are a couple methods of analysis you can use to determine the financial health of your business. But which is best?

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How to Prepare Your Business for the 2020 Tax Season
By Tracy Watson | October 08, 2019

Even though the 2020 tax season is still a few months off, there are some steps you can be taking now to ensure the process goes smoothly when it does arrive.

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Why Every Company Should Have a Business Savings Account
By Ken Gosnell | September 04, 2019

Businesses often live from payroll to payroll. Smart business leaders understand the power of saving for future growth.

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Talking Shop: Smart Financial Habits Your Small Business Needs to Be Practicing
By Chad Brooks | August 26, 2019

Keeping on top of your finances is critical to the success of your business.

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How to Keep Your Business Out of Bankruptcy
By Matthew Debbage | July 09, 2019

Managing your debt is critical to avoiding bankruptcy

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Slaying Bureaucracy in Your Small Business
By Kurt Rathmann | June 24, 2019

With the right tech, you can can tame paperwork and finances and run your business.

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It's Time for a Universal Business OS
By Kurt Rathmann | April 26, 2019

A unified business operating system would eliminate repetitive administrative tasks.

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Bank of America Executive on What It Takes to Get a Business Loan
By Chad Brooks | June 14, 2018

The head of small business lending highlights the advantages of getting a bank loan.

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Is Your Startup Ready for an Angel Investor?
By Katharine Paljug | March 14, 2018

Here's how you know your startup is ready for an investor.

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Is a $15 Minimum Wage Good for Small Business?
By Andreas Rivera | March 05, 2018

There are pros and cons to this change in wages.

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Are You Paying a Living Wage?
By Adam Uzialko | February 27, 2018

Employees who earn enough to get by improve performance and overall business.

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Why Offering Paid Leave Is Good for Your Business
By Adam Uzialko | February 16, 2018

It's more of an investment than a simple expense.

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Know the Lingo: Construction Accounting Glossary
By Brittney Morgan | February 12, 2018

Do you know your types of prices and various accounting methods?

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How CEO Scott Fischer Turned Dippin' Dots Fortune Around
By Chad Brooks | January 31, 2018

It's no simple thing to turn around a company facing financial ruin.

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Accountancy 101: 5 Tips to Manage Your Small Business's Finances
By Russell Smith | October 03, 2017

Being your own business's accountant can be daunting, but it's possible with some tric