You don't have to listen to the news to know that each paycheck seems to disappear faster than ever these days. Inflation affects every aspect of life, such as grocery shopping, commuting, air travel - nothing is left untouched. One of the most effective tools available to counter the effects of the rise in prices and decline in the value of money is a household budget. Here’s some ways you can fight inflation by getting back to budgeting basics.
What does the future hold for your small business finances? Positive cash flow is crucial for maintaining business operations and paying employees. If you don’t manage your finances appropriately, you risk cash shortages to pay your expenses when sales slow down. Fortunately, there’s a way to help you see ahead to prevent these issues and help your business grow. Here’s how you can predict a cash shortage and prevent it from affecting your business.
I talk with small business owners who are struggling during this pandemic. One of the questions I ask is "Do you have enough in cash reserves to cover expenses for the next 30-90 days?" Why? These reserves are crucial to help you pay vendors and employees during a financial crisis. Here’s how to figure out how much cash reserves your business needs for the next three months.