How small businesses can grow on a tight budget

Serenity Gibbons •
Attractive businesswoman heads strategy meeting in board room

Growth rarely comes easily. As small businesses expand, they need capital to hire new workers, pursue new projects, and pay off debts. Even companies with good long-term prospects can fold when capital problems create short-term headaches. According to Investopedia, nearly half of small businesses that fail do so because they run out of funding. Owners


Entrepreneurs should put a high priority on cash flow

Rob Clark •

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,