What to Know About Franchise Financing

What to Know About Franchise Financing

Buying a franchise has become a highly popular way for entrepreneurs to get into their own business. Franchising is a huge industry, featuring about 3,000 different franchised brands. There were an estimated 806,270 franchise establishments in the U.S. in 2023, with...
What is Microfinance in Business? 

What is Microfinance in Business? 

It costs money to start and run a small business. Thus, securing adequate financing to enable an enterprise to operate successfully and grow is one of the first and most important actions an owner must take. However, securing financing is often difficult for new and...
Understanding Debt Financing

Understanding Debt Financing

Debt is essentially a fact of life for businesses. Perhaps the biggest challenge that they face is securing enough capital to operate and grow. Lack of capital is one of the biggest reasons for business failure. For that reason, an estimated 56% of businesses seek...
The Importance of Managing Cash Flow

The Importance of Managing Cash Flow

Cash (and the resulting positive flow of cash) has frequently been called “king” and “the lifeblood of business.” Simply put, cash flow management involves monitoring, analyzing, and optimizing the cash flowing into and out of a business. Positive cash flow ensures...