Money

Ready for Your “Report Card”?

For many businesses, tax season provides an opportunity to get a “report card” on how the business performed the previous year. And while accountants tell us that some owners are excited to see their “grades,” others are disappointed. They suddenly…

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4 Resolutions For A Better Business In 2014

Whether you’re wrapping up a good year or a bad one, you can ensure 2014 will be a better one. Setting broad goals regarding revenue and profitability are noble, but sometimes even making a few resolutions to do things differently…

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6 Tips to Improve Inventory Management

When a company’s cash is tied up in inventory, it can’t be used in other ways to grow the business, such as hiring, marketing or new equipment. But obviously, a business needs to maintain adequate inventory or risk losing out…

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Is It Time For a Business Health Checkup?

When we get sick, we take our temperature and inventory our symptoms, then seek medical advice when necessary. Some of us even receive routine physical assessments when we lack symptoms to detect and treat underlying problems that could sideline us…

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Want New Business? Target Profitable Industries

Many businesses use benchmarks to assess their performanceor their position relative to competitors, but benchmarks that shed light on the performance of other industries can also help you decide where to make new investments. Want New Business? Target Profitable Industries …

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Using Benchmarks Can Make You Money

Investors use major Wall Street indexes such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 to gauge how U.S. stocks are doing generally. But these benchmarks also help compare individual stocks or mutual funds to see if you’re…

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