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Tips to Managing Small Business Expenses

Tips to Managing Small Business Expenses

Accounting for a staggering 54% of all U.S. sales, the 28 million small businesses in America have quite the stake in today's economy (Small Business Association). So, as a small business owner, it's important to understand market changes and current economic conditions in order to position your company in the most successful way possible. And although small businesses can often feel overwhelmed with growing expense pains, following certain steps can help businesses grow in both return on investment and company size. Consider some of the top tips for managing small business expenses: Separate personal and corporate finances: Whether this be enacting a company credit card to keep expenses separate, or opening different bank accounts to differentiate spend. As your company grows, it's often easy to lose track of where expenses are going, yet by keeping organized and implementing an automated expense system, your company has the chance t...
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