Excel Template – Cash Flow Forecast (With Conditional Formatting)

Use this Excel Cash Flow Forecast template to record how much money is going in and out of your business. What is a Cash Flow Forecast? A Cash Flow Forecast is a forecast of how much money you expect to bring in and pay out over a period time, typically 12 months. Sample data, instructions, […]

How to teach 7 year-olds good financial habits

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” Benjamin Franklin Money habits are formed by age seven I didn’t know how to write a check until I was nineteen. I didn’t get my first credit card until I was twenty-three. Some of my family never had had a credit card. We weren’t poor, it just wasn’t […]

5 Funding Tactics For Startups

Paying for a small business startup requires plenty of planning and researching. Here’s a list of five ways to fund your SMB (Small and Medium-sized Business), as well as what each option may entail for you as an owner.

How to Write a Business Plan for a ‘Work From Home’ Business

Summary: Developing a Business Plan for a Work From Home business requires a clear understanding of the investor’s requirements. Understand their Point of View before you start to write. This three-part formula unlocks the key to running a successful home-based business. Working from home isn’t quite as easy as the online ads make it out […]

5 Ways to Raise Money for Your First Business

Starting a business is stressful, we all know that, but did you know that small businesses make up around half of all U.S. private-sector workers, and have generated 64% of net new jobs over the past 15 years? With new businesses popping up more and more, what are these current and new business owners doing […]