Finance & Accounting

December 2007

Choose the Right Tax Advisor
Not all accountants are created equal. Find the perfect tax professional for your company when you look for the right mix of experience, reputation and personality.

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October 2007

Use Debt to Your Advantage
In theory, your business's debt is an investment in its future prosperity. Learn to differentiate between debt that will advance your company's objectives and debt that won't.

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June 2007

Eliminate Your Financial Bad Habits
Individuals aren’t the only ones who can have bad spending habits—sometimes businesses do too. Find ways to curb your business’s worst spending habits.

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May 2007

Ensure Your Personal Financial Security
Giving your all to your business doesn’t have to mean risking your financial security. Create a sound retirement nest egg and personal savings that can withstand all of your business’s ups and downs.

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March 2007

Drive Down Your Insurance Cost
The way you select insurance can have a big impact on the security that you will gain from your coverage. Find out how to use a competitive bidding process to drive down your insurance premiums.

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February 2007

Ensure Your Vendors Are Giving You Fair Deals
The way you deal with vendors has a big impact on the kinds of pricing they offer you. Find out how to obtain and then maintain the best possible deals from your vendors.

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January 2007

Determine Whether You Should Outsource Your Tax Reporting
It might be tempting to handle your tax reporting in-house, but it’s important to remember that you will sacrifice time that could be used to run your business. Learn how to choose the best fit for your business’s tax reporting needs.

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December 2006

Get Your Financial Priorities Straight
If you're struggling to prioritize your financial decisions, you're not alone. Whether it's investing in technology or remodeling your office, it's essential to distinguish between priorities and preferences before purchasing big-ticket items.

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When to Open a Line of Credit
Opening a line of credit may be the right move for your business, but how do you know if now is the right time? Find out whether your business is in a good position to take the next step in opening a line of credit.

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November 2006

Strategies for Controlling Overhead
Overhead costs might seem fixed, but it’s important to remember that they are always in your control. Find out how to effectively manage your overhead.

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Learn New Ways to Manage Expenses
Your products or services might be in high demand, but generating revenue means little if your company can’t retain it. Learn how to hold onto the profits you make by managing expenses that you can control.

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October 2006

Improve Your Finances with a Cash Management Plan
Even a lucrative business can flounder if its money isn't managed correctly. Find out how to create a cash management plan that will make the most of your business’s financial resources.

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September 2006

Solutions to Four Common Money Problems
Daunted by balancing your business needs with your checkbook? Here are four common money management problems and how to solve them.

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Increase Your Company’s Profit Margin
Boosting your company’s net profit isn’t always about selling more products or services. Try these simple but frequently overlooked strategies for growing your company’s profit margin.

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How to Raise Capital Now
Your business was founded on good ideas, hard work and proper execution, but if you want to reach the next level of success, it will take financial resources. Find out how to raise capital now.

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Money to Grow On
Business partners and investors can finance your company’s growth, but capital always comes with a cost. Plus, do you really need that money anyway?

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6 Ways to Stretch Your Cash
When money is tight you may need to squeeze every last drop out of available funds. Practical strategies, such as negotiating payment terms and establishing credit early, can help you get the most from your cash.

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