How Much Cash Should a Small Business Have?

Cash is the fuel that makes a business run. You need it to pay salaries (including your own), fund marketing programs to acquire and retain new customers, invest in equipment and facilities, pay rent, buy supplies and many more day-to-day activities. The purpose of this post is to help you figure…

How to Create a Nonprofit Business Plan

This is the fourth blog post in a series by Hal Shelton, SCORE small business mentor and author of The Secrets to Writing a Successful Business Plan. In the previous three installments, we looked at “4 Sections Every Business Plan Must Have (and Why They’re Important),” “Why You Need a…