Monthly Archives: January 2014

Is Crowdfunding Right For You And Are You Right For It?

Crowdfunding is a creative method used by entrepreneurs, startup organizations, artists, musicians and others to acquire funds. The way it works: A number of individuals pool their money in a collective effort to support the company, organization, artists or charity that’s close to their hearts. Although there are over 450 crowdfunding platforms to date, the

Successful Investing Pays Dividends by Helping Others Succeed

What’s more fun than making money? For a growing number of venture capitalists and private equity funding partners who participate in joint efforts such as investment clubs and “angel funding” enterprises, the prospect of accumulating capital by helping others succeed is the icing on the cake of investing.¬† It’s a different way of looking at

Trade Financing Helps Your Business Conserve Capital

You’ve just received a jaw-dropping order for your products. Wonderful! Now, how are you going to fund this revenue windfall? You could pay cash for the products you’ve sold, but you’d deplete your capital. Trade financing may be your best option to conserve precious cash and fund this huge order. You have multiple trade financing

Expenses vs Capital Investment

Some purchases are easy to identify as expense items or capital investments, such as buying a new building to locate your business. Other items, such as new smartphones for your sales staff, may offer either-or options as business expenses or capital purchases. IRS regulations often influence the way you recognize spending on your company’s books

Depreciation: Recognizing the Declining Value of an Asset

            Depreciation is more than just an accounting necessity. It has a greater purpose and function. Depreciation recognizes and displays the – The natural decline in value of assets’ fair market values (FMVs); and Allocates the costs of your assets over the time you use them. Financial Statements Effects Depreciation

Change Management: Everyone resists it.

There are few things in business that generate more opinions (often negative) than using the simple word, “change.” Most employees dislike change, even when it’s for the better. Even owners and managers who embrace workplace or procedure changes often are apprehensive about executing successful change management. Managing Your Company Always Involves Change Management Regardless of