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What Is an Operating Lease?

Nearly all businesses require some type of equipment to produce and sell their goods or services. Unfortunately, the high cost of equipment may prevent businesses from buying their equipment outright. But there are other ways to secure equipment for your business without purchasing it, including the use of an operating lease. What Is an Operating…

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7 Essential Accounting Terms All Business Owners Need to Know

When running a business, you’ll likely encounter a variety of accounting terms. While you may already know some of these terms, others may cause confusion. And if you don’t know the definition of an accounting term, you won’t be able to effectively use that term when keeping track of your business’s finances. Below are seven…

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What Is Business Finance?

If you’re preparing to start a business — whether it’s a retail store, restaurant, hotel, advertising firm, construction company, etc. — you’ll need to secure financing. Unfortunately, many business owners are unfamiliar with financing, let alone know how to secure it. By familiarizing yourself with the term “business finance,” you can overcome the financial challenges…

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What Does Capitalization Mean in Business?

If you’re planning to start a new business, you should familiarize yourself with the term “capitalization.” All businesses need capital to produce the goods or perform the services that they sell. Unfortunately, some businesses struggle with capitalization, hindering their growth and overall ability to perform their operations. To prevent this from happening to your new…

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What Does Acquisition Mean in Business?

Acquisitions play an important role in the long-term success, as well as growth, of many companies. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, for example, has reportedly acquired over 200 companies, including the telecommunications company Motorola Mobility for an estimated $12.5 billion. But even smaller companies use acquisitions to strengthen their market presence. So, what does an acquisition…

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What is Equipment Financing?

Nearly all businesses require some type of equipment to perform their operations. Restaurants, for example, need commercial cooking appliances and dishwashers, whereas construction companies may need bulldozers and excavators. While some businesses can purchase their equipment in full, others may lack the capital. Thankfully, equipment financing offers an effective funding solution for high-priced equipment. But…

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What Does Venture Capital Mean?

Raising capital is a challenge encountered by countless entrepreneurs when launching a new business. If a business is still new, it probably isn’t generating much, if any, profits. As a result, financial institutions are often wary of loaning new businesses money. There are ways to secure capital for your new business, however, one of which…

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Private Equity vs Venture Capital: What’s the Difference?

When researching ways to fund your company, you’ve probably come across the terms private equity and venture capital. Both methods involve raising capital through the sale of equity. To acquire capital, you would sell some of your company’s shares to either a private equity or venture capital firm. Today we’ll take a look at the…

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How to Become an Entrepreneur

If you’re tired of working to make someone else money, such as your employer, you may be wondering how to become an entrepreneur. Most entrepreneurs are typically forward-thinking individuals who take the initiative to start their own business. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), entrepreneurs operate about 28 million small businesses in the United…

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How to Get Startup Money for a Business?

When launching a startup, you’ll need money to cover short-term expenses like inventory, advertising, payroll and insurance until your new business begins to generate a steady stream of revenue. Insufficient funding is one of the most common reasons new businesses fail. Many entrepreneurs launch their business without taking the time to secure funding, believe their…

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What are Startup Costs?

When launching a new business, you’ll likely incur a myriad of expenses. Whether your business sells a product or service – to consumers or other businesses – you’ll need to purchase non-recurring purchase goods to get it up and running. Known as startup costs, they are vital to launching a new business. But failure to…

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What is EBITDA?

Tracking cash flow is important to businesses, although it’s not the only financial metric used to measure profitability. Another metric is (EBITDA) or Earnings Before Interest, Tax, Depreciation and Amortization. While not classified as part of the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), EBITDA can provide insight into a…

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