7 Ways to Improve Your Business’ Cash Flow

If you are a business owner and your sales and profits are increasing significantly yearly, then you are doing everything properly. However, this should not be a reason for you to lower your guard. Not only small businesses face cash flow issues. Even profitable businesses can experience problems with cash flow when their operations, finances, […]

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How to Better Manage your Monthly Bill Payments

From car insurance to cell phone bills and mortgage repayments to utility bills, the average homeowner probably has more monthly outgoings than they’d like. Since many of the creditors, we make recurring monthly payments to share our payment information with Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion, meaning that failing to meet your monthly bill payments can negatively […]

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3 Types of Vertical Integration to Understand for Business Growth

  Vertical integration is a strategy businesses can use to help them achieve their goals (others can be viewed here). It involves buying other companies to increase sales, reduce costs or improve efficiency. The main aim of vertical integration is to create a more efficient supply chain by eliminating middlemen who add no value (such […]

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Macropay Reviews Common Start-Up Mistakes

Tech innovation and digitalization have made it easier for anyone with a good idea to be an entrepreneur. The hardest part of launching a start-up is, well, starting. However, most start-ups fail, with about 20% failing within the first year. Why is it so difficult for start-ups to succeed? Macropay reviews common start-up mistakes to […]

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Understanding the Differences Between a Business Model and a Business Plan

Business model and business plan are two terms that get confused quite often. People assume that both are the same, and their confusion often leads to a failure in their business or startup. Still, they have some significant differences that are important for you to understand before investing time or money into them. In this […]

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Upfront Ventures Raises > $650 Million for Startups and Returns > $600 Million to LPs

Photo by Scott Clark for Upfront Ventures (no, Evan is not standing on a box) Last year marked the 25th anniversary for Upfront Ventures and what a year it was. 2021 saw phenomenal returns for our industry and it topped off more than a decade of unprecedented VC growth. The industry has obviously changed enormously […]

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Moonves negotiated exit shows the power of #TimesUp

Months have passed since celebrities first wore Time’s Up pins on the red carpet, but the advocacy organization hasn’t stopped fighting for women facing harassment. On Sunday, Ronan Farrow published another bombshell investigation in The New Yorker. In his latest story, six new women accused CBS chief executive Leslie Moonves of sexual misconduct. Moonves, one […]

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How to invest in real estate without buying a home

How can I get the benefit of real estate investments without becoming a landlord? Real estate remains a strong investment, even with prices slowing. But owning property can be a hassle. A huge amount of capital gets tied up in a handful of properties. And you have to deal with the logistics of holding and […]

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5 things you must do before you retire

If you’re looking forward to retirement, you’re not alone. Countless workers dream of leaving their jobs behind and enjoying the freedom of unstructured days. But before you pull the trigger on retirement, be sure to tackle the following moves so you don’t come to regret your decision later on. 1. Assess your personal savings Hopefully, […]

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Retirement planning mistakes you probably dont realize youre making

Though retirement can be a fulfilling time in people’s lives, it can also be a stressful one. This especially holds true if you fall victim to the following mistakes, so be sure to avoid them at all costs. 1. Relying too heavily on Social Security Millions of seniors collect Social Security in retirement, and those […]

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