Money

I’ve Cut Costs. Now What?

The severity of the economy has put “business as usual” out of business. By now, you have probably gone through…

Accounting: Not Just for Bean Counters Anymore

Let me start this letter by telling you that I was a CPA and CFO. After building and running the…

Retirement Plans

Alternatives to a 401(k): While the 401(k) is the best-known retirement savings vehicle for businesses, there are other options that…

How to Go About Obtaining Private Equity

I can’t tell you how many times over the past five years I’ve been asked, “How do I go about…

Angels from Main Street

Q&A with Daniel Levinson Who better to invest in tomorrow’s growing companies than the savvy individuals who built today’s? That’s…

The Inside Scoop on Bank Loans

Ira Davidson is the director of the New York State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Pace University. There are 23 centers…

Bitcoin, Valuation, and the Entrepreneur

Bitcoin, for those who don't know, is a growing open-source and digital payment network that is trying to become an…

Why Applying for Business Grants Might Be Worth the Headache

It is surprising to me how many entrepreneurs fail to explore the many grants and tax incentives available from New…

Myths and Mistakes of Estate Planning for Business Owners

As business owners we have our hands full and can rarely spend the time to think far in the future,…

Myths and Mistakes of Estate Planning for Business Owners, II

In part I of this series, I discussed two of the most common myths and mistakes around estate planning, should…

Financing for a Thriving. . . or a Barely Surviving Businesses

There are two types of business owners that need financing: those thriving and those just barely surviving. “Thrivers” need money…

10 Things Commonly Overlooked Before Buying a Business

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How to Manage the Effects of the Fiscal Cliff

The recent fiscal cliff deal is giving new meaning to the “post-holiday blues” for many business owners and employees. Those…

3 Steps to a Successful Exit Plan

Even if your company is still growing, you should be planning your exit, no matter when, or if, you’re going…

5 Things a Business Owner Should Never Spend Money On

We all know the economy is struggling, which puts a strain on nearly all businesses.

As Easy as “Buy”: Frictionless Payments

I see the future of payments and the future of commerce as totally frictionless. It will be seamless to the…

Ask the Expert: M&A for CPAs

Cheryl Goldenberg is a mergers and acquisitions consultant who serves the CPA community exclusively and nationally. What are some of…

9 out of 10 Business Owners Have No Exit Plan

According to recent research from The Sellability Score, the majority of business owners surveyed (more than 27 percent) planned on…

Avoid the Pitfalls of Earnouts and Seller Financing

Over the past year, the market for mergers and acquisitions among small and mid-sized businesses has seen a slight increase.…

Digging Your Business Out of Debt

In this constraining economy, collecting receivables is increasingly difficult. Along with the cost of supplies, marketing, and the overall increasing…