The saying goes, "cash is king." But, more specifically for businesses, cash flow is king. Learn how to stay on top of the cash flow within your business.

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6 Expert Tips to Improve Your Cash Flow

The saying goes, "cash is king." But, more specifically for businesses, cash flow is king. Learn how to stay on top of the cash flow within your business.

By Brandon Chu |

3 Good Reasons Why Nonprofits Need Better Budgets

Budgets are an important tool for nonprofits—both from a legal standpoint, and to keep investors and donors engaged and happy. Here's how to improve the budgeting process within your nonprofit.

By Sabrina Parsons |

How to Make Sense of Your Small Business Financial Statements

The profit and loss statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement are some of your most powerful tools for understanding your business's health. Here's how to use them.

By Caron Beesley |

Cannabis Business Payment and Cash Management Options

Wondering how to accept payments for your cannabis business? Here are your options for payment processing and cash management.

By Carson O'Connell |

Is Cash or Accrual Accounting Best for Small Businesses?

Would you rather keep track with records in your books, or just in your head? That, in a nutshell, is the difference between cash-basis and accrual accounting. Here's an overview of cash accounting and accrual accounting, to help you decide which is best for your business.

By Tim Berry |

Free Invoice Templates to Help You Get Paid Faster

Whether you’re a freelancer or running your own small business or startup, you’ve got to get paid—preferably on time. A simple, professional invoice can make all the difference. Here are some free invoice templates you can use to easily create your own invoices.

By Angelique O'Rourke |

The Difference Between Cash and Profits

Never forget: Profits are not the same as cash, and understanding the difference between the two is an important part of running a successful business. Brush up on the crucial difference between cash and profits with this guide.

By Tim Berry |

What Is a Balance Sheet?

Learn what defines a balance sheet, the importance of a balance sheet in your business plan, and view some balance sheet examples.

By Angelique O'Rourke |

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The saying goes, "cash is king." But, more specifically for businesses, cash flow is king. Learn how to stay on top of the cash flow within your business.