Money and finance

Keep your business running smoothly, in good times and bad.

Financial planning gives you more leeway to seize opportunities, adapt to change and weather downturns. These articles will show you how to turn your finances into a fountain of strength, rather than a source of worry.

What you should know about business financing

Get financing

Getting a business loan

Nearly all businesses need to apply for a loan at some point. Here’s how to do it right.

What you should know about commercial real estate

Buy or lease commercial real estate

Assessing my needs

Every commercial property search should start with a needs assessment. Use these tips.

Buy or lease commercial real estate

Buying commercial real estate

See when buying makes more sense—and what to know before starting your search.

What you should know about managing finances

Manage your finances

Increasing profits

Want a healthier bottom line? Start with these proven strategies.

Manage your finances

Reducing costs

Tips for understanding, controlling and lowering costs—for any budget.