Cash Flow

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What is cash flow? A guide to keeping money moving in your business

Having a healthy cash flow is one of the most important factors affecting the long-term sustainability of any small business. This article explains cash flow in a simple way with strategies to managing it successfully.

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How small businesses can save money by going paperless

As more businesses undergo digital transformations, more are also going paperless in the process. This post explains the benefits of doing so and a few ways to go paperless (digital invoicing is just one way).

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Ebbing and flowing: Five ways to manage small business finances

If you want to keep your business running, you’re going to need to learn how to navigate the financial volatility of entrepreneurship. We spoke with four small business owners and asked them how they learned to manage their finances: here are five of their tips.

Eight ways to save your small business money

Whether you’ve just launched or you’re looking to grow, how you spend money matters. Try these eight tips to stop wasting money so you’ll have it when that next big opportunity to invest in growth comes around.

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Aiden Durham answers: What’s the right way to pay yourself?

At Wave, we get asked a lot how to pay yourself when you’re self-employed. This video from Aiden Durham, Denver-based attorney at 180 Law Co. will help you finally understand the best way to pay yourself depending on the type of business you’re running.

Five tips for conquering cash flow struggles when you’re self-employed

Keeping your cash flow under control can be really challenging, but it’s one of the biggest factors in running a successful—and sustainable—business. Karen Richardson, Money Coach at Money Coaches Canada, shares tips on how to avoid common pitfalls.

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Five tips to get your books under control fast

Our latest update to Wave’s accounting features makes it even easier to build proper bookkeeping into your routine. Lower your stress, build your confidence, and set yourself up for tax time with these five tips.

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Five ways to be smart with your money while starting a business

When starting a new business, money can be one of the biggest concerns or determining factors for success. Here are five of the best ways to use the capital you have, to help you be smarter with your money when starting a business.

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Recruiting tips: five ways to reduce your cost-per-hire

If you want the best possible return on investment for your recruiting efforts, the number one metric you need to consider is cost-per-hire. Here are five great tips to help you spend less on finding great people.

How to (actually) get paid for your work

One of the toughest challenges freelancers and service-based businesses face is getting paid on time—or even at all. Guest contributor Lindsey Peacock shares her tips on tackling both scenarios.

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Year end resolution: Stop neglecting your cash flow

Running out of cash is the second most common reason small businesses fail. Learn how to understand cash flow and manage it right with tips from a CPA.

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Five ways to finance your small business

You’ve got a great idea, but now you need to finance your business. Marcus Ferrari presents 5 ways to finance your small business.

The hidden cost of checks

Small businesses tend to accept checks more often than major chains. However, there are hidden costs to accepting checks.

The simple method to make any business more profitable, permanently

Thanks to guest blogger Mike Michalowicz for sharing his advice with the Wave community. Mike is the entrepreneur behind three multi-million dollar companies and he is also the co-founder of Profit First Professionals, an organization that certifies accountants and bookkeepers in the Profit First method. If you’re a Wave Pro, be sure to join this awesome group to help your small business clients put the Profit First method into practice. A big thanks to Mike for the work he does to educate and liberate business owners around the globe.

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Sponsored content: Top six signs you’re a fundable borrower

Is your small business getting bigger, but you need more capital? Many small business owners would argue this is a good problem to have — right? However, for entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a small business, applying for funding can be the most daunting part of the process.