Finding Financing

There are many ways to fund a small business. Consider your options for finding financing and decide which one is right for you.

Alternatives for Capital Allocation

Success of your business often depends on decisions you make on capital allocations from your retained earnings. Learn how to analyze financial opportunities.

Balance Sheet

Learn about how to create and analyze your balance sheet, which is a snapshot of your business at a certain point in time.

How to Apply for a Loan

Learn the basics of applying for a loan, including how to determine whether you need a loan, and what banks require for providing a business loan.

How to Finance Your Business

Take this training to learn how to finance your business, how to determine how much money you need and how to choose among small business funding sources.

Income Statement

Learn how to create and analyze an income statement in order to help you plan the future of your business.

Leasing Equipment

Leasing equipment may be a better option for your business's equipment financing options. Review advantages and disadvantages of equipment leasing.


Find tools and tips to help you as you manage your growth day to day challenges and opportunities.

Managing Debt

Analyze your business's financial situation and decide whether you need to seek debt financing to manage your debt.

Saving: Rule of 72

Evaluate savings and investment vehicles by using the rule of 72 calculator to tell you how long it will take for your money to double.

The 7 “C’s” of Credit

Are you ready to apply for a credit? Evaluate yourself in terms of capacity, cash flow, capital, collateral, character, conditions, and commitment.

The Cashflow Statement

Learn how to create a cash flow statement and what to do if your business falls short of cash.

Women in Business Stories

Meet entrepreneurs who are at crossroads of their business life. See what worked or didn’t work for them, as you prepare your own business for important steps.