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Blog Article: Financial Planning & The Small Business

 

Financial planning. It’s important!

Running a successful business often requires owners to carefully plan and review their finances. Most companies use some form of accounting for identifying, measuring, analyzing and reporting their financial information. Keeping track of the daily expenditures of the business will give you a real insight as to what expenses are necessary, and which can be axed from your operating budget. Read on for our Merchant Advance Capital tips on budget preparedness.

Budgets allow companies to have a clear financial roadmap for business operations. Many companies review previous year’s budgets to determine how well they followed the guidelines and why budget variances occurred. Not all budget variances may indicate a negative business situation, but if budget variances occurred due to unexpected growth in sales revenue, companies may need to increase the budget amounts for future sales increases.

Capital saved on regular business expenditures may be placed into a special reserve account designated for selecting new business opportunities. Budgeting for future growth opportunities ensures that companies have capital on hand when needing to make a quick decisions for expanding business operations.

This capital may also be used during slow economic times as a safety net for paying regular business expenses. Merchant Advances are particular useful to fill this need in Canadian small businesses. We’re flexible and able to extend funding quickly and with ease!

Being prepared is always the name of the game in the small business industry. Having a plan in place in case of emergency is always a smart bet for any business, regardless of industry type. Don’t be caught off guard!

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