Should You Use Personal Savings To Start A Business?

Should You Use Personal Savings To Start A Business

Over the past month, we’ve covered a number of ways you can find money to either start or grow your business ventures, but there is one method that comes up a lot in business conversations: Should personal savings be used to start a business? The answer is complicated. Using savings to start your business can […]

6 Rules for Borrowing From the Bank of Family & Friends

6 Rules for Borrowing From The Bank of Family and Friends

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve covered some of the options available to new business owners when it comes to funding a new business venture. Among all of the options available, borrowing money from friends and family probably ranks as the most common way new businesses are funded. For many entrepreneurs, it can seem […]

Venture Capital: A Funding Source For Rapidly Growing Companies

Venture Capital: A Funding Source For Rapidly Growing Companies

If you’re like a lot of new business owners, you are probably busy reading every bit of business advice you can get your hands on. You are also probably always on the lookout for funding. Many business magazines and online articles talk a lot about companies gaining funding through venture capital firms, but for those […]

4 Tips for Getting a Business Loan

How to get a business loan

Business loans are among the most common ways small companies opt to finance their operations. But actually getting a loan can sometimes be tricky – you generally can’t just waltz into a bank and expect to walk out with hundreds of thousands of dollars for you company. There are rules to be followed, and you […]

Grow Your Very Own Money Tree

Grow Your Very Own Money Tree

You have a great idea that’s been mulling around in your brain for a while. After discussing it with friends and family, you have started to think that it could actually work – you could have a successful business on your hands, if you work for it. You’ve thought everything out, writing down ideas, and […]