Simple Cash flow Management Tips

Cash flow refers to the movement of money into (inflow) and out (outflow) of a business. Money here refers to cash and cash equivalent, thus cash itself and other short term assets that can turned into cash within a period of a year or less ( examples include savings and current accounts, a 3-month fixed …

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What does revenue and expenses mean?

As a firm, it is vital to know that implementing your chosen strategies means that you would carry on business. In doing so, you will experience money and other financial resources “coming in” and “going out”. These are generally what are termed revenues and expenses. In this article, I share with you more about revenue …

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Why your business needs a budget

In preparing for a new year and in some cases in the early part of each new year, business owners make a list of important considerations for their businesses. One of the things that features in most of such lists is the need to get a working budget for the year. Such a move by …

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How can the use of accounting software help my business to grow?

There are two ways that a business can account for its transactions: manually through the use of notebooks/exercise books or electronically through the use of accounting software. Each of these has its merits and demerits. However, the benefits the use of accounting software comes with is invaluable and far surpasses the manual approach. In this …

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4 Keys to Effective Bookkeeping Practices

Effective financial record-keeping is essential for business survival and growth. It entails planning, organizing, controlling and monitoring your financial data to achieve the ultimate business objective.  Most small and medium business owners often neglect to follow through religiously, this sometimes may be due to either not having full knowledge of keeping appropriate records or having …

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Investing well

Continuous availability of financial resources, especially cash is key to the survival of every business, including yours. George S. Clason, in his book, “The Richest Man In Babylon” notes that money is plentiful for those who understand the simple laws that govern its acquisition. One such law is what I call the law of safe …

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Why Profitability Is Key to Assessing Your Business Growth

Why Profitability Is Key to Assessing Your Business Growth Every emerging organisation be it small, medium or large has certain inherent reasons for its conception. The nature and characteristics can further explain the type of business in question, as to whether or not the business is profit making, nonprofit or a charitable organisation. In this …

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How cash works in business

For all organizations be it multinationals, small and medium-sized enterprises, or not-for-profits, money is needed in order to be sustainable, and achieve their vision and objectives. Business owners are looking out for dividends and capital appreciation hence, the need to declare more profits. Profits are good and much preferable to losses however, it drives most …

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Funding for Small Businesses: A Look Quick at Some Sources of Funding

There are many things every business, including small businesses need for growth and survival. One of such is financial support. Money is needed to pay workers, purchase materials for work, and settle financial obligations, among others. However, one of the challenges business owners have battled with for long has to do with getting funding. In …

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