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Financial Planning Guidebooks

SMALL BUSINESS Planning & Information Guides from The Entrepreneur's Guidebook Series. User Agreement

  1. (Index)
    Estimating START-UP COSTS
    Provides an easy-to-use "Start-up Costs" worksheet. Also provides five investment plan guidelines for entrepreneurs ranging from those on shoestring budgets to those who are capital rich.
    159K 11p.

  2. (Index)
    Gives 13 reasons why a business owner should consider renting or leasing and 7 reasons why they are better off buying or financing. Lists 12 areas of a lease contract that should be examined closely before signing. Discusses the pros and cons of leasing specific types of capital property such as automobiles, buildings and equipment. Provides a worksheet to help readers compare the pros and cons of each form of capital acquisition.
    162K 24p.

  3. (Index)
    Defines basic budgeting terminology. Outlines the basic procedure for preparing any kind of budgeting statements including 11 strategies for making sales, costs and profit projections as well as how to calculate your fixed and variable costs. Shows six ways to calculate a break-even point. Provides detailed step-by-step procedures for preparing and filling out an income projection and a cash flow statement. Gives 29 strategies for avoiding the cash flow crunch.
    388K 87p.

  4. (Index)
    CAPITALIZING Your Operations
    Lists and describes 54 potential sources of capital including 14 "personal cash" capital sources and 26 "debt financed" capital sources. Also lists and describes 14 factors banks and investors examine when reviewing a loan application or business proposal (explains 15 important financial ratios and how to prepare a "Personal Income" & "Net Worth" statement. Also shows how to apply for a loan, what to expect and 12 strategies for negotiating financing.
    328K 86p.

  5. (Index)
    REDUCING Business and Living Operating Expenses
    Outlines the 15 all time biggest money wasters. Provides 47 scrooge strategies to help you reduce business and personal overhead.
    177K 22p.

  6. (Index)
    Starting a RETIREMENT PLAN
    Underscores the importance and benefits of starting a retirement plan early. Details both American and Canadian retirement plans including IRAs, KEOGHs, SEPs and RRSPs. Also describes various types of profit sharing and stock bonus plans.
    187K 25p.

  7. (Index)
    Defines in-depth the four major categories of investments: cash, bonds, stocks and mutual funds. Provides 12 essential cash investment strategies, 23 bond investment strategies, 34 stock investment strategies and 27 mutual fund investment strategies. Concludes with a section that shows you how to make wiser investment decisions, calculate the return on your investments and avoid making big financial blunders.
    357K 87p.

  8. (Index)
    Investing in REAL ESTATE
    Gives reasons why you should and shouldn't invest in real estate. Describes the five basic types of real estate as well as the five basic elements of good real estate. Provides more than 50 strategies for finding good real estate, managing real estate and avoiding real estate blunders. Concludes with a section on making money on discounted mortgages and 23 strategies for buying and owning a house.
    243K 44p.

  9. (Index)
    Compares tax liabilities in Canada and the U.S. Clarifies what a "Tax Audit" is, what to be careful of and how long should you keep your tax records. Lists more than 50 allowable tax deductions and well as provides more than 50 strategies to get the most out of these deductions. Concludes with a section that shows you how to keep your tax liability predictable and how to go about seeking sanctuary in a tax haven.
    340K 89p.

  10. (Index)
    Provides a step-by-step procedure on how to plan the sale of ALL or part of your business. More specifically, it shows you what to consider when deciding how to sell your business, determine the value of your business, prepare your business for sale, find buyers, structure the transaction, negotiate the transaction, write a selling contract and close the transaction. Also explains how to declare bankruptcy if the need arises. 
    283K 58p.

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