What Is Accounts Receivable?
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What Is Accounts Receivable?

Accounts receivable is money that is owed to you by your customers for products or services that you have sold. Find out why AR is important, and how to track it.

Key Financial Metrics for Your Business Plan
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Key Financial Metrics for Your Business Plan

Whatever type of business plan you’re writing, there are a few key financial items that you should definitely include. Here’s what they are, why they’re important, and how you should create them.

Introducing Printable Forecasts in LivePlan
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Introducing Printable Forecasts in LivePlan

There’s something about paper that just makes it easier to concentrate and review data, especially when you need to focus. To get the “paper” experience, we’ve added a new feature in LivePlan that lets you print just your budget and forecast.

How to Run a Monthly Plan Review Meeting
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How to Run a Monthly Plan Review Meeting

Most people think that meetings are a waste of time—and they’re usually right. Here’s how to run a monthly plan review meeting that as actually effective, useful, and not a waste of valuable time.

4 Lessons I Learned From Acquiring a Business
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4 Lessons I Learned From Acquiring a Business

If you’re operating your own business successfully, looking to acquire an additional venture can be an extremely profitable decision. It also requires taking a huge risk, and being all-in. Here are four things to keep in mind to ensure your success.

What Are Direct Costs? COGS Definition
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What Are Direct Costs? COGS Definition

Direct costs (also known as costs of goods sold—COGS) are the costs that can be completely attributed to the production of a specific product or service. Here’s why this is important for growing and running your business.