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Nov 20, 2017 at 07:32 PM

Small Business Finance - Four Ways To Save Money When Starting A Business

By Alexandra Trujillo
Small Business Finance - Four Ways To Save Money When Starting A Business

Saving money can be hard to do when you don't have guidance to do so. When starting a small business, saving money is important to make sure your finances are handled correctly. Sometimes things like buying supplies at a discounted price can be essential to having enough money for your business. This article below gives 4 great ways to start thinking about saving money for your startup.


There’s a lot to be excited about when you start your own business. You get to be your own boss and make your own hours. You get to be passionate about what you’re doing, and you get to make your own schedule. But, not everything about starting a business is exciting.

How much it costs is usually what ends up scaring would-be entrepreneurs away from their dreams. Don’t let money keep you from achieving your goals.

With these tips, starting a business doesn’t have to be quite as costly as you think:

Buy Things at a Discounted Rate.

One of the best ways to save money is to buy things at a discounted rate. There are a couple of ways you can get things without paying full price:

  • Look for discounts online, like Flipkart offers, that can reduce the cost of cell phones, computers, and other electronics.
  • Buy things, like office furniture, second hand.
  • Negotiate with vendors to see if they would offer their services or products at a discounted rate.

Shop the sales at local stores, apply for rewards programs that can help you save money, and buy refurbished items to save even more.

Go Bare Bones for as Long as Possible.

When starting a business, it’s easy to get excited and get in a little over your head. You expect to be successful, so you plan ahead for that success. In some ways, this can get you into trouble.

Instead of moving into that posh office space downtown and hiring employees right out the gate, keep things bare bones for as long as possible.

There are many benefits to working at home, but one of the biggest benefits is the ability to save on overhead costs.

Employees cost a lot too, so avoid hiring extra help if you can. If you do need extra help, consider hiring part-time help or freelancers.


Posted in Small Business Financing.

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