Whether you want to start your first business or need to grow your current venture, applying for a loan the first time around can certainly be a daunting process, particularly when women are unfortunately often still looked down upon in the area of finance.
How to Keep Impulse Spending From Sinking Your Business Budget
Five out of six Americans admit to making impulse purchases, according to a CreditCards.com poll. Women are especially prone to impulse shopping when suffering from depression, which can be a problem for women entrepreneurs. Female business owners only receive 2 percent of venture capital despite owning 38 percent of U.S. businesses, and the consequences of […]
5 Tips to Make Tax Season Easier for Your Business
Tax season has come and gone, but it may not have breezed past — especially if you have the responsibility of filing for your business as well as for yourself. The good news is that we’re here to make the former easier with the following five tips. Read up now and you’ll be ahead of the […]
Is Zero-Based Budgeting Right for You?
Calling all current and aspiring female CFOs! Have you ever considered whether your current budgeting process is working optimally for your business? Improving the budgeting and business forecasting process for your business should be one of your top priorities. One way you can improve your businesses budgeting process is by pursuing zero-based budgeting. Let me […]
4 Ways You Can Save on Business Insurance
Your business is something you’ve put your heart and soul into. As a woman in business, this means you should properly protect it, like you would anything else you care deeply about. Insurance is a major cost for businesses, which limits the resources they can spend on expansion, marketing and employee wages. With the right […]
Tax Deductions for the Home-Based Sole Proprietor
Tax time is here again! What do you need to know about tax deductions when doing business as a home-based sole proprietor? You may be thinking, “I’ll hire an accountant or go to one of those tax preparation kiosks in the mall,” or “I’ll just use one of those computerized tax software programs.” Whatever your […]
How to Manage Your Money
The number one reason why all businesses online and off-line fail, is probable because the owners overestimate how much money they have to spend. Many owners will spend more money than the business is making and will eventually fall apart. Many businesses that fail do not know how to manage their money properly and make […]
A Fall Financial Checkup
When was the last time you gave your personal finances a Check-Up? Since financial planning is such an important component of our lives, I think it is good to step back, at least once a year and give your finances a Check-Up. If you wonder how in the world to do that, I’ll make it […]