“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you.”

Maya Angelou

“Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want to impress people they don't like.”

Will Rogers
Humorist and Actor

“Debt erases freedom more surely than anything else.”

Merryn Somerset Webb
Editor, MoneyWeek Magazine (UK)

Starting you own business can be a daunting proposition. New entrepreneurs find themselves without a steady paycheck, unless their new enterprise is a “side hustle”…and there’s nothing wrong with that. The smart entrepreneur will plan to launch their new venture, creating both a business plan as well as a financial plan. Starting with cash in the bank, an ample limit on a credit card, or a line of credit at the bank, can relieve significant pressures when launching a new business.

Be certain, there will be many challenges to overcome and lessons to be learned as you seek to ramp-up your own business.

Cash-flow problems and mismanaged finances are major causes of business failure in the early stages. Some enterprises fail to plan property, some set their sites too high–or too low–and some don’t keep track of costs or fail to chase payments.

Yes, sometimes you’ll have to be persistent to get the money you’ve worked hard to earn.

You can maximize your chances for success by being aware of pitfalls such as these. You’ll always want to manage your company’s finances carefully and keep a close eye on cash flow.

Cash flow? What’s that? You’ll learn about cash flow as you peruse this site.

Taking sensible, practical steps will help you control spending an grow your business without taking excessive financial risks.

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Now, let’s enter the world of Evan Carmichael and get straight about financial discipline.