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Accounting Tips for a Sustainable Launch

Accounting Tips for a Sustainable Launch

Accounting Tips for a Sustainable Launch

About half of all startups don’t survive past year five. And in the last year, more businesses have been formed than ...

Drive Your Marketing Agency with Financial Business Reports

Drive Your Marketing Agency with Financial Business Reports

Drive Your Marketing Agency with ...

Imagine trying to drive a car while wearing blinders. Not only would you struggle to find your way, but you could also ...

Make Better Business Decisions Using Your Financial Statements

Make Better Business Decisions Using Your Financial Statements

Make Better Business Decisions Using ...

Most business owners don’t lack confidence or decisiveness. No, to make better business decisions, most leaders lack ...

7 Benefits of Alternative Corporate Cash Cards

7 Benefits of Alternative Corporate Cash Cards

7 Benefits of Alternative Corporate ...

Traditional bank debit cards don’t allow you to get rewards while reducing your debt. Cash cards from partners like ...

Steps to Take Before Buying a Business (Plus, Ways a Virtual CFO Can Help)

Steps to Take Before Buying a Business (Plus, Ways a Virtual CFO Can Help)

Steps to Take Before Buying a Business ...

Businesses acquired in an economic downturn outperform those purchased during “good times” by more than 9%, on average. ...

Know When to Hire Employees Without Breaking the Bank

Know When to Hire Employees Without Breaking the Bank

Know When to Hire Employees Without ...

If you’re considering hiring right now, you’re not crazy, and you’re not alone. Many business owners are eyeballing the ...

How to Nurture Your Vendor Relationships to Fuel Business Growth

How to Nurture Your Vendor Relationships to Fuel Business Growth

How to Nurture Your Vendor ...

You already know your business needs vendors to operate. But a good, strong relationship greatly benefits both you and ...

Budget vs Actual Analysis

Budget vs Actual Analysis

Budget vs Actual Analysis

Budget vs. Actual is a comparison of your company’s planned financial transactions for a given time period (budget) and ...

Protect Your Business from Unforeseen Expenses with Agile Finance

Protect Your Business from Unforeseen Expenses with Agile Finance

Protect Your Business from Unforeseen ...

As businesses begin planning for next year, it’s wise to adopt an agile finance model. That way, leaders can handle ...

7 Ways to Improve Your Cost Management Strategy

7 Ways to Improve Your Cost Management Strategy

7 Ways to Improve Your Cost Management ...

If you don’t have someone dedicated to monitoring both fixed and variable expenses, then cost creep can occur. This ...