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Small Business Financing

Finance--What is Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) & How To Calculate It

Finance--What is Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) & How To Calculate It
By Alexandra Trujillo on Jul 10, 2017 at 07:00 AM in Small Business Financing

It is important too keep track of the direct costs that went into the good sold by your company in order to determine the information you will give your CPA. This article efficiently outlines what exactly cost of goods sold is, and how to calculate it.

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Smart Strategies to Stretch Your Startup Dollars

Smart Strategies to Stretch Your Startup Dollars
By Alexandra Trujillo on Jun 12, 2017 at 07:00 AM in Small Business Financing

Being able to handle your money is not always the easiest task. Your management of startup dollars is crucial to your future success as a small business.
We found this article that outlines ways to help stretch your startup dollars.

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21 Ways to Boost Your Business Bank Account

21 Ways to Boost Your Business Bank Account
By Alexandra Trujillo on May 15, 2017 at 07:00 AM in Small Business Financing

When your small business' finances seem to be falling, a loan does not always have to be the solution. There are different strategies that can easily help boost your business bank account. We found this article that outlines 21 ways to boost your business account.

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How to Obtain Financing to Grow Your Small Business

How to Obtain Financing to Grow Your Small Business
By Alexandra Trujillo on Apr 20, 2017 at 09:00 AM in Small Business Financing

For April, SCORE hosted a workshop where Gary Kravetz and Annette Jorgenson talked about how to obtain financing to grow your small business.

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5 Secrets to Improving Your Small Business Profits

5 Secrets to Improving Your Small Business Profits
By Alexandra Trujillo on Apr 17, 2017 at 07:00 AM in Small Business Financing

Once you have a business idea ready to go, it is important to plan out how your start-up will earn a profit. It may seem tedious to do things like track every single expense, but in the long-run it is key to keep everything organized.
We found this article that carefully outlines 5 important things you should do to improve your profits.

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4 Finance Traps to Avoid as a Startup

4 Finance Traps to Avoid as a Startup
By Alexandra Trujillo on Mar 20, 2017 at 04:43 PM in Small Business Financing

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by finances when starting your small business. Doing the proper research when deciding how to finance your startup is important for success in the long run. Your small business does not have the same financial rules as a big business.
We found this article that talks about 4 finance traps that you should avoid.

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Crowdfunding Guide: 5 Steps to Success

Crowdfunding Guide: 5 Steps to Success
By Alexandra Trujillo on Mar 06, 2017 at 12:36 AM in Small Business Financing

It's easy to feel intimidated by the finances that go into running your small business, but taking things one step at a time and doing proper research can help relieve some stress. Crowdfunding can be a great way to finance your start-up if it is done correctly. We found this article that outlines how to use crowdfunding successfully.

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Access To Money

By George Rusznak on Jun 21, 2016 at 05:44 PM in Small Business Financing

Access to Money Made Easier.
Need money?
For Starting a Business? Working Capital? Purchasing Property, Equipment, Fixtures, Inventory? Learn how to find sources in three easy steps.
SCORE is excited to join the Small Business Administration in announcing LINC, an Internet-based referral tool designed to connect you with participating SBA Approved Lenders in our area.
Using the tool you can quickly and easily find lenders who provide loans of up to $5 million with favorable rates and payment terms as long as 25 years.

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Billionaire: Follow the 5% rule to succeed in business

By John Richardson on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:50 PM in Small Business Financing

No detail is too small for Tilman J. Fertitta, chairman, CEO and owner of Fertitta Entertainment, which owns the restaurant powerhouse Landry's as well as Golden Nugget Casinos.

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Delinquent Accounts Operations - ASK SCORE":

By Gerald Harter on Mar 22, 2016 at 07:11 PM in Small Business Financing

Don't Delay Dealing With Delinquent Accounts

As a small business owner, you do your best to meet your obligations to your customers. So it's only natural to expect them to pay their bills on time, right?

Unfortunately, the answer is not always. Most customers are conscientious about making timely payments, but others may require some extra effort. Though frustrating and time-consuming, collecting from delinquent accounts is not something you should put off or simply hope will work itself out. Every dollar of revenue counts toward keeping your small business afloat.

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