Getting your small business financially fit is a continuous goal. Here are our favorite articles of the week to help you make the most of your small business’ money.

Money on the Mind: Small Biz Financial Stories of the Week

1. Are you a candidate for PO Financing?  “Manufacturing, import-export, distribution, wholesale, industrial, government or service contractors, direct shipment, retail, apparel and similar industries are a perfect fit for PO financing.” Find out what PO financing is and if it’s right for your business.

2. Take charge of your business finances with these New Year’s Resolutions. Here are 8 great ways to improve your business’ financial health. Our favorite? Changing your payment terms. “Xero research found that if you want to be paid within 30 days, set payment terms at less than 14 days, because people tend to pay two weeks late.”

3. Small business lending is on the rise. Apparently, the big banks are back in the small business lending game. Find out more about the increase in lending from Biz2credit.

4. Learn how forecasting can improve your business. As the article states, “a sure way for a company to run into cash flow problems is to not manage their sales pipeline.” Don’t let this happen to you.


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