Entrepreneurs should put a high priority on cash flow

Rob Clark •
Business2Community

Starting a small business comes with countless questions and concepts to ponder and analyze. Among the most essential is cash flow. Caron Beesley describes its importance as “the lifeblood of a business and critical in its growth” in a story for the small business administration website: “Small businesses are hugely dependent on their cash flow,

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How to narrow in on your brand message

Personal Branding Blog •
Business2Community

Branding yourself with authority will do more than authenticate your image. In fact, it could turn your entire business around. If done correctly, you can position yourself above your peers and become a well-known influencer within your niche. What’s the one thing you must always remember? People want to buy from and work with someone

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How to leverage your small business for financial success

Founder, Lake Road Advisors, LLC, Paul V. Sydlansky, and CFP •
Kiplinger

Owning your own small business is a popular notion in the United States. With more than 28 million small businesses in the U.S. representing over 50% of the working population in this country, it’s perhaps safe to assume that it’s a proven paradigm in our culture that will only continue to increase over time. And

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Planning to pass on your family business

Meghan Streit, Contributing Writer, and Kiplinger’s Retirement Report •
Kiplinger

Larry Berman spent most of last winter in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., perfecting his golf game and enjoying 85-degree days. Meanwhile, in snowy Newton, Mass., his 30-year-old insurance-adjusting business was growing steadily and was on track to add 50 new customers in 2014. Berman, 68, is in the process of handing over his business to

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