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7 Tips for Fixing Your Cash Flow Problems

The absolute worst thing you can do in the face of a cash flow crisis is remain idle

This story originally appeared on DueMost businesses don’t have steady revenue all year round. There are months where sales are high and months where you’ll barely scrape by. There are also sudden expenses and late payments from customers that may threaten to do you in. ...

by Serenity Gibbons  | December 29, 2017 06:00:00
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4 Tips for Managing Cash Flow in a Seasonal Business

Large swings in revenue leaves you open to mismanagement

From tourism to weather to the holiday shopping season, many small businesses encounter some degree of seasonality within their business. In fact, according to a recentWells Fargo/Gallup survey, almost half of small business owners reported having predictable times of the year that ...

by Lisa Stevens  | December 12, 2017 06:00:00
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If You Don't Have Money In the Bank, Something Is Off in Your Business

Some entrepreneurs are so focused on the future they don't seem to realize they are broke right now

When you think about the stats on how much money the average American has in savings, it's a little scary. If you look at the 2017 GOBankingRates survey, more than half of Americans have less than $1,000 in their savings. A thousand dollars is not ...

by Kimanzi Constable  | November 23, 2017 08:00:00
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How to Get Clients to Pay You Upfront

That feeling of getting short-changed is probably the worst feeling possible

Is there anything worse for a freelancer than waiting for a client to pay their invoice? It’s one of the most stressful moments that freelancers and business owners must endure. Besides not being able to pay your bills, that feeling of getting ...

by Due  | March 29, 2017 12:00:00
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10 tips to ensure better cash flow

As a general rule, businesses should keep the ratio of debts to equity at a maximum of 4:1.

You have been here before: Payroll is just a few days away but you do not have the cash to pay your employees because there is radio silence from the client you have been counting on to pay you. And you are ...

by Charlene Pe  | May 11, 2016 07:00:00
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3 cash management tricks to improve your business' financial well-being

Like the human body, the inflow and outflow of your business' finances must be tracked to keep it healthy.

by Mari-An C. Santos  | May 05, 2016 07:00:00
Startup Tips

Financial Adviser: Is my business in financial trouble?

What's the number one tell-tale sign? Rising debt-to-asset ratio.

Q: My business has not been doing well lately. Though I am hopeful that it will recover soon, I am anxious that I have to do something now to avoid any financial problems later. How do I know if my business is heading ...

by Henry Ong  | April 05, 2016 09:00:00
Startup Tips

Financial Adviser: 8 ways to improve your cash flow

Here are some tips to monitor, manage the cash that is flowing in and out of your business.

Q: My food business has been struggling with cash flows lately, as sales have yet to pick up. I am afraid that if the business will continue to suffer negative cash flows in the next few weeks, my working capital may be ...

by Henry Ong  | March 08, 2016 09:00:00
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Don't make these 2 mistakes with your cash on hand

Maximize the full potential of your hard-earned money.

It is hard to stay on top of your personal investments when you are a business owner. Growing your business or your new venture is your number-one priority. Sitting down and making investment decisions for your own money often gets pushed wayside.One ...

by Kathryn Cicoletti  | June 08, 2015 11:00:00
The End Game

Cash is king

Know the importance of managing cash flow in personal and in business finance.

In the last two articles, we talked about the need to raise capital and aim for long term growth.  The third related End Game is to generate cash, preferably regularly and  consistently.  This is fundamental to ensuring survival and eventually leading to ...

by Francisco J. Colayco  | March 02, 2015 06:00:00
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5 ways to keep the cash flowing

Earning money is part of the business cycle.

Your business is now up and running. Now what? Cash flow should be established as soon as possible, "flow" being the operative word, says finance professor Ric Palo of the Ateneo Graduate School of Business and San Beda College.There are several ways ...

by Khris Marc Ronquillo  | July 25, 2013 01:00:00
Business Ideas

5 tips to get your clients to pay in cash

Pointers on managing your cash flow better.

Cash flow is the lifeblood of any business—the cash that goes in and out of your company determines your financial position. In particular, managing how your cash flows in and out of your bank account depends on how you balance the timing ...

by Henry C. Ong  | September 11, 2012 02:00:00
Business Ideas

The prepaid option

As a cash alternative, e-wallets and prepaid cards are a growing financial option, especially for the unbanked. Learn how you can use them for your biz.

As a cash alternative, e-wallets and prepaid cards are a growing financial option, especially for the unbanked. Learn how you can use them for your biz.Cash may be king in business, but lately banks and financial institutions are teaching people not to ...

by Jennifer Gulle And Tania Bautista  | September 10, 2012 01:00:00