Your business is on a unique path—following your vision from start-up to success. As you navigate this journey, your passion and dedication keep you moving forward. SunTrust can help you go even further. Our Small Business Best Practices Guide covers six important areas of financial management for small business owners. Each part of the guide includes a straightforward checklist of best practices. Implementing these steps will give you greater confidence and success as your business grows and changes over time.
Before starting your business, it's imperative that you create a business plan and a financial plan. Establishing the right financial practices at the outset will form a strong foundation and help you avoid unnecessary expense and hassle down the road.
Avoid surprises by staying on top of your business cash flow. Good practices here can lead to positive discussions when you’re working to grow your business in the future.
Even the most experienced business owners should always take the time to evaluate how the business is going. It is likely you'll find something you can change to improve your business.
Ongoing risk management practices are necessary to protect your business and personal assets. Talk with your CPA, attorney, banker and technology provider to determine which specific steps are right for your business.
As you think about potential business transition, it's important to have a realistic exit, sale or transition plan well in advance. This will minimize surprises and help you realize the maximum value for your business.
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Business cycles progress and downturns happen. Businesses that assess their vulnerable points and prepare will be far more comfortable when the day arrives.
The drivers for employee engagement and job satisfaction go beyond the pay stub. Here are five strategies to holding onto some of your best employees.
Business transition planning ensures that when transition time arrives, hard work results in ample financial returns and a new chapter for both business and owner.
Business property ownership is a tried and true small business approach to diversify assets, secure a strategic business asset and put your rent to work creating value.
Once a loan is funded, it’s loan covenants that keeps the relationship strong, protecting the borrower’s business and assuring the lender that they will be repaid.
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