Finance and cash flow

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Are you planning your business financial goals the right way?

Success is rarely a straight line in business. These best practices can help you face each challenge with the long-term in mind.

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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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The [elusive] small business grant: Nine tips on what it is and how to find it

Business grants are a great way for entrepreneurs to get funding for a small business, but, are they even a real thing? Yes! And hopefully with these nine tips you’ll find it easier to navigate the complexities of applying for one.

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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.

Finding small business loans

This article covers everything you need to know about small business loans—whether you need one, the types available, how to qualify, and where to find one that’s right for you.

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 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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So you got a chargeback. Now what?

It’s hard to know what to do when a customer files a chargeback after you’ve made a sale. In this post we go through six common reasons for chargebacks, how to prevent them from happening, and how to handle it if they do.

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Tax deductions: Vehicle expenses

Being a small business owner has a lot of advantages, but a company car or a large car allowance probably isn’t one of them. If you’re using a car for business purposes, you’ll be able to claim at least a portion of it on your taxes.

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Understanding balance sheets

A balance sheet is a financial statement that gives you a snapshot of your business’ financial health. Learn how to read and interpret balance sheets so you can better understand your cash flow.

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Should I hire an accountant for my small business?

Deciding whether or not to hire an accountant can be a tough decision. The reality is that accountants offer valuable insights that can help you succeed. See how an accountant’s viewpoints can add value to your small business, no matter what stage of growth you’re in.