What Is a Financial Statement, and Why Do You Need One?

What Is a Financial Statement, and Why Do You Need One?

Learn about financial statements of a company, including balance sheets, profit and loss, cash flow statements and equity.

5 Accounting Mistakes That Plague Small Business Owners

5 Accounting Mistakes That Plague Small Business Owners

Don't make the same accounting mistakes that other business owners make. Learn from these so you don't fall victim to the same issues.

3 Ways Small Business Accounting Software Will Save You Money

3 Ways Small Business Accounting Software Will Save You Money

Small business owners obsess over the bottom line—and with good reason—a U.S. Bank study found that 82 percent of businesses fail because of cash flow problems. If you’re not acutely

How to Set Up a Small Business Budget as a New Business Owner

How to Set Up a Small Business Budget as a New Business Owner

As a new business owner, forecasting is extremely important. Here is a "how to" on creating a small business budget to effectively grow your new business.

How to Hire a CPA for Your Small Business

How to Hire a CPA for Your Small Business

If you’re ready for next-level financial planning and strategy for your small business, you'll want to hire your own CPA. Here's how to do it right.

Freelance Taxes: How Much to Budget When You’re Self-Employed

Freelance Taxes: How Much to Budget When You’re Self-Employed

Wondering how much self-employed folks should budget for freelance taxes? Here’s how to figure out what you'll owe for estimate self-employed taxes.

How to Manage Your Taxes as a Freelance Software Developer

How to Manage Your Taxes as a Freelance Software Developer

If you don’t stay on top of your taxes all year, it will cost you down the line. Here's how to manage taxes as a freelance software developer.

Renting Out Your Home? Here Are Some Tax Rules

Renting Out Your Home? Here Are Some Tax Rules

Renting out your home for part of the year can be a solid way to earn passive income during the summer months or for the busy tourist season. But before

Tips to Balancing Your Personal vs. Business Finances

Tips to Balancing Your Personal vs. Business Finances

For solopreneurs or owners of microbusinesses — small businesses with nine or fewer employees — it can be difficult to manage both your personal and business finances. You might find