As a small business owner, you have a big to do list. Pretty far down on that list (if it is even there) is making sure that you are meeting your sales and use tax obligations. The world of sales and use tax can be confusing (even for those of us who work exclusively in
Finances can be overwhelming to business owners. Here's our collection of blog posts and small business tools & templates with our best finance tips & advice to help business owners just like you!
If you’re a small business owner in need of a small business loan to grow your business, you may want to understand a few key things that will improve your chances of getting a small business loan. Understanding these key components will increase your chances to obtain financing and simplify the process altogether. Here’s my
Ever since the Great Recession began in 2007, more and more minority business owners are opting to start their own business. According to a recent study conducted by four college professors, “Business Credit for U.S. Subprime Borrowers: How Much Does it Matter for Entrepreneurial Success,” self-employment amongst minority business owners grew nearly 30% between 2000
This month we’re focusing on key performance indicators at EnMast. Check out all our free resources below! If you’re trying to lose weight, you might weigh yourself every day or every week; but when you do, you find something out. The scale tells you if what you’re doing to lose weight is working or not.
As Brad Farris has written before, responding to a Request For Proposal (RFP) is not only a time and money waster, but it’s not the way you want to get new clients anyway. In this article on EnMast’s sister site, anchoradvisors.com, Brad takes on the ridiculous practice of RFPs again, pointing out its many flaws
Brad loves his budgets! He even wrote a book about them! In this guest post for Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, Brad explains part of his obsession with budgets. Turns out, many business owners don’t use their budgets the way they should — and that’s why they don’t love them too. The key is
Happy Holidays! During the holiday week, we are reprising our most popular posts from 2012. Enjoy! It was no surprise to us that Brad’s book Ask Your Budget: Amazing Questions a Small-Business Budget Can Answer ended up on the top five list for 2012. Brad is passionate about small-business budgets — ok, borderline obsessed, but
The time and effort you put into your business’s financials is enormous, and for good reason. Finances are a hugely complex and integral part of your business and keeping them organized is paramount. As a small business owner, you must be careful to follow compliance regulations and be accurate, all while managing the rest of