Posts Tagged: cash flow

Secured Funding? Manage It Right With Use of Funds Reporting
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Secured Funding? Manage It Right With Use of Funds Reporting

So, you got funding for your business—congratulations! Now, how are you going to use that money? Since there are so many ways to use funding, it’s important to keep track of your funding with use of funds reporting. A use of funds report is a simple statement of why you need the funding, and how it will help your business.

What Is Cash Flow?
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What Is Cash Flow?

Cash flow is critical to running a business. Without money in your bank account, you can’t pay your bills. Find out how to calculate and improve operating cash flow.

The Cash Flow Statement: What It Is and How to Use It
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The Cash Flow Statement: What It Is and How to Use It

Cash is the lifeblood of every business—and understanding your cash flow statement will keep your business alive. Here’s how to make sense of your cash flow statement (and how a cash flow statement differs from a cash flow forecast).

This Week in Small Business: From Accidental Spam to Smart Growth
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This Week in Small Business: From Accidental Spam to Smart Growth

From marketing gone awry to discounting pitfalls, it’s easy to make mistakes while running a small business. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place—we’ve got plenty of useful advice, from strategy-building tips, growing your business smarter, and whether or not an MBA is worth the time and money. 1. Should Entrepreneurs Attend Business School? While plenty of… Read more »

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This Week in Small Business: From Licenses to Market Research

There’s no doubt about it—being a business owner is challenging. From creating a cash flow statement, to conducting market research, getting the necessary licenses and permits, and making sure you’re up to date on your industry, starting and running a business takes work. That’s why on Bplans, we do our best to compile the resources… Read more »