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How to Manage Cash Flow for a Seasonal Business

Operating a seasonal business can be challenging. There are months where there may be modest or nonexistent revenue. Savvy seasonal business owners use their slow seasons to prepare for the busier times of the year. That means looking for leveraging opportunities to generate revenue, strengthening your market position, and managing cash flow.  Ways to manage […]

What Is a Cash Flow Statement?

A cash flow statement is a report that summarizes and calculates your cash flow — the movement of liquid assets into and out of your company. Along with your income statement and balance sheet, it is one of the most fundamental financial reports you can create for your business. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) […]

Can Cash Flow Challenges Be Solved Using Line of Credit?

Cash flow challenges can affect small businesses in any industry.  Invoice-based and seasonal companies are especially vulnerable to cash flow shortages because of their inconsistent revenue. Even restaurants and retail stores that are historically less prone to day-to-day income fluctuations were hit hard by COVID-19 restrictions.  So what can you do to prepare for cash […]

What Happens if My Company Goes Bankrupt?

Opening and running a small business is risky even under the best of circumstances. Nearly one out of two new companies close their doors for good within their first five years, and the COVID-19 pandemic has generated new hurdles for struggling enterprises.  According to an October 2020 survey conducted by Small Business for America’s Future […]

How to Analyze Business Cash Flow

Most of us are familiar with the term “cash flow” — it is the total monetary amount flowing in and out of a company. Knowing what it is and how to analyze it is paramount for small businesses that lack substantial cash reserves. Without cash flow monitoring and course correction, your business could quickly veer […]

5 Options to Avoid Running Out of Cash For Your Business

With the right processes and some adjustments, you can put your businesses in better financial health. We’ve done some research and found five options to help your business avoid running out of cash.

The Best Apps and Tools to Track Business Cash Flow

Cash flow consists of the flow of funds into and out of your business. It’s crucial to understand what cash flow is and how to keep track of it — especially for small businesses that may not have huge cash reserves. Simply put, if you don’t pay attention to your cash flow, you may find […]

Free Cash Flow 101: What It Means & How to Calculate It

Free cash flow (FCF) is a way to measure a business’ financial performance and health. It’s the cash that a business has left over after accounting for capital expenditures and operational expenses.

The 6 Best Ways to Get Cash for Your Business NOW (for an Emergency) And What to Avoid

When disaster strikes, you need to know where you can turn for a business loan or other financing options with minimal turnaround time

EBITDA for Dummies: Formula, Margin, Ratio, Calculator & More

“EBITDA” is an abbreviation for “earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization;” every business owner should be aware of this approach and how to calculate EBITDA.