Financing Growth and Your Business

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Financing Your Business and Growth

It’s only fitting this section comes after cash flow because cash flow helps you really understand the context of financing needs for a business. For example, is it just a seasonal shortfall or are there other factors driving it such as growth? According to the SBA Office of Advocacy FAQ’s, dated February 2014, small business loans are used for four principal reasons: Starting a business Purchasing inventory Expanding the business Strengthening the business. Whatever your reason(s), there are certain things you need to be prepared [...]


Finance Your Business – A Thorough Explanation from the SBA

The following article is an excellent and thorough explanation on financing your business.  It is from the Small Business Administration's website section entitled Finance Your Business, under the borrowing money subsection.  It also contains links back to specific topics that may warrant further exploration.  Dig in and enjoy! After you have developed a cash flow analysis and determined when your business will make profit, you may decide you need additional funding. Borrowing money is one of the most common sources of funding for [...]