How I Started My Business on a Shoestring – and How You Can Start Saving on a Small Business

David Bakke is a small business owner based in Atlanta. He writes about his experiences and shares his business and personal finance tips on the blog, Money Crashers.

So you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, and you’re looking for ways to shine. Whether you have unlimited funding or are on a tight budget, the best method to build profits quickly is to trim expenses. Before I run down some areas in which you can do just that, here’s how I started my own business:
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Guest Post: Should Your Small Business Buy or Lease Commercial Real Estate?

For most businesses, having a physical location to meet, work and operate in is essential to the success of the business. One of the first steps in acquiring property for a small business is the decision to buy or lease office space. There is no right or wrong answer here as every business faces their own set of unique factors and budgets to make this decision with.

Whether your business is stable and established or still quite green, leasing or buying an office space will require that you consult an advisor who specializes in bookkeeping services because they can help you determine how much you can afford to spend on property as well as the cash available you have to use for scouting locations with. Below are a few more matters to consider when making your decision to buy or lease real estate for your business: Continue reading