3 Rules for Understanding Balance Sheets

“I don’t know how to read a balance sheet.” “I had my own business but I didn’t pay enough attention to cash.  That’s when I learned how important the balance sheet is.” Sound familiar? Many small business owners never look at their balance sheet because it’s like a foreign language to them. They just leave it up to their accountant.

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Jean Zick
Can you have too much cash on your balance sheet?

I read somewhere that it is just as harmful to get too much sleep as it is to be sleep deprived. It doesn't seem possible. It's the same with having too much cash. Cashflow is a topic that causes anxiety and sleepless nights for most managers and business owners so while it seems counter-intuitive, it's true that you can have too much cash on hand.

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Alicia Amaral
5 Tips for Monitoring Cash

The number one reason why small businesses fail is that they run out of cash. Business owners are often so caught up in the day-to-day that they don't realize they have cash flow issues until it's too late. Here are some simple tips that will help you optimize your cash balances.

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Alicia Amaral