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Business financial management software

Having organized, digital financial documents is important for many reasons. By using software for invoices and bill payments, you’ll make your life as a small business owner much easier, as well as for your bookkeepers and accountants. These software programs can help you track business income and expenses, and also help you get invoices out in a timely way, follow-up on accounts receivable and pay pending bills on time. They can also help you easily pull up-to-date financial reports that [...]

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QuickBooks Webinar Series

QuickBooks is a great tool to ensure your business’s finances are managed properly to lead your company to financial stability. Our two-part webinar series reviews everything you need to know about QuickBooks. From getting started to generating and reviewing reports, we’ll help you better understand how to use this resource to positively impact your business’s financial health.  In this webinar you will learn: How to navigate QuickBooks and view reports How to [...]

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How much working capital does your small business need?

  In the small business world, the term “working capital” is used to describe a number of financing needs, but what is it really? Adequate working capital is one of the most important resources for your small business, and having a better understanding of it can position your business for success. Our working capital webinar will help you evaluate how much working capital your small business needs to be successful. In this 45-minute webinar presented by Excelsior Growth Fund [...]

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Cash Flow: What It Is and Why It Rules Small Business Lending

Maybe you’re an entrepreneur with a great idea for a product or service, an identified target market and a knockout startup marketing plan. Or, maybe you’ve been in business for a few years and you’ve gained the insight needed to leverage changes in your industry, gain competitive advantages and grow your business further. Even with these key areas checked off the small-business-success list, there are two significant things needed to bring your ideas to [...]

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Managing small business receivables and payables

Most entrepreneurs look at the cash coming in and cash coming out of their business to assess its stability and performance; however, cash in and cash out are only part of the picture. To effectively manage a company, we need to look at not only what’s happening now, but what’s on the horizon. Doing so requires an understanding of receivables and payables. Payables and Receivables: Payables (A/P) are bills for services that your company has already used or goods that your company [...]

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