Mike Periu is an entrepreneurial executive with experience in finance, marketing, and management. He is a fully bilingual writer and public speaker. Follow him on Twitter @mikeperiu or visit periu.com.
It's important to spend time on your small business finances on a regular basis. But most business owners put it off because they don't see the value, or find it tedious. Learn how you can manage your small business finances - and stay on top of your business - in as little as one hour per week.
Getting approved for a small business loan can be challenging if you aren't prepared. While lenders have varying criteria, there are some principles that you can apply across the board to improve your chances of getting to "yes". Here are five of them.