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Can Community Development Financial Institutions Help Your Business?

Tulips on Troost

You don’t have to look very far in most cities to find neighborhoods that were once vibrant and thriving but have now fallen on hard […]

Is Lowering Your Prices The Only Way To Stay Competitive?


These days, it can seem harder than ever to stay competitive in an increasingly crowded marketplace. As increased Internet access, mobile apps, and successful deal-based […]

7 Ways to Cut Business Costs in 2014


Some say the recession may officially be over but is anybody really feeling like it is??  And even if it is, does that mean small […]

How to Get More Bang from Your Business Buck in 2014


From the smallest business to the biggest multimillion-dollar international conglomerate, even the most successful businesses still have a limited budget. For a bigger company, that […]

4 Ways Small Businesses Waste Money


“You have to spend money to make money.” It’s a well-known idiom and there’s certainly truth to it. But there’s more to making money than […]

Anatomy of a Cash Flow Statement


In our last post, we talked about the basics of cash flow statements, what they are and what they can tell us. This time, we’re […]

Introduction to Cash Flow Statements


  The majority of small business owners probably got into their business because of a real love for their product or the service they’re offering. […]

How to use Business Credit Cards wisely


Depending on where you are in your business, using a business credit card may or may not be wise.   We’d like to touch on some […]

Three Biggest Financial Mistakes Business Owners Make


Here at Financial Optics our main job is to keep you on track so you can work on your business instead of in your business. […]

4 Things you need to know about payroll


Payroll is dealing with your employees’ hard earned money – money they need to pay their “overhead,” like rent, car payments, etc.  It should have […]