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6 Ways to Lower Your Business’s Overhead Expenses

How much money does your business spend on overhead expenses? Regardless of what your business does, it will probably incur overhead expenses. Not to be confused with operational expenses, overhead expenses consist of ongoing costs that aren’t directly labor to the production of goods or labor. While there’s no way to completely avoid them, you…

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Common Tax Deductions for Self-Employed Workers

Do you work for yourself? According to a Pew survey, approximately 15 million people in the United States are self-employed. When you work for yourself, you won’t have the luxury of receiving employee benefits like minimum wage, overtime pay and paid vacations. On the other hand, however, you can write off more expenses on your…

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What Is a Personal Guarantee When Applying for a Business Loan?

Have you been asked to give a personal guarantee when applying for a business loan? If so, you might be wondering how a personal guarantee works. Business loan applications often contain multiple pages of terms and conditions that are confusing and difficult to understand. But the concept of personal guarantees is fairly simple. By understanding…

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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 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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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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Asset Turnover – What Does it Mean?

When measuring key performance indicators (KPIs) of your business’s operations, you should pay attention to asset turnover. Also known as asset turns, it provides insight into your business’s ability to use its current assets to generate sales or revenue. Unless you’re familiar with the term, you may be wondering what it is and how it’s…

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