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Interim Financial Statements: What They Are and Why Your Small Business Needs Them

Two significant financial challenges that small businesses frequently face are cash-flow and liquidity issues, and without a solid grasp on financial management, many small business owners find themselves making difficult and costly decisions out of stress or fear. There are many tools that can help you better manage your finances to ensure that your business stays strong, and among the best are interim financial statements. In this brief article, we look at ways in which interim financial [...]

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How to Give a Successful Elevator Pitch

A great elevator pitch is an essential small business tool. In just about 60 seconds or so, an elevator pitch enables you to tell others the key points that distinguish your business and brand. They’ve been used throughout business history and the best ones help entrepreneurs open the door to funders and investors, engage new clients and gain great publicity. In this article, we look at the goals and primary components of an elevator pitch, and share tips to help you create a stellar [...]

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Building Financial Stability as a Small Business Owner

This article is a guest post from Fit Small Business Behind every successful business is a responsible bookkeeper reviewing the finances and making budgetary decisions. Oftentimes, that bookkeeper is also the owner, marketing team, and Human Resources Department. Without financial stability, your company could spend a lot, go broke, and end up having to close your doors. If you don’t have a background in accounting, you can still enjoy relative financial stability. Keep these steps in [...]

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Celebrating Entrepreneurial Independence: Advice and Insight from Justin Constantine

At Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF), we know that one of the main motivations behind starting a business is the idea of freedom it represents. Through entrepreneurship, business owners can take ownership over their finances, have more flexibility over their schedules, and invest more time in causes that matter to them - whether that be family, friends or hobbies. Though many small business owners are able to attain such freedoms, it takes an enormous amount of work to achieve these goals. To inspire [...]

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