How to speed up the invoicing process

How to speed up the invoicing process

Taking care of invoice and billing payments can often be an onerous task for many small businesses. However, very few things are more important in the business industry than getting paid on time, since delays in payments can disrupt a business’s cash flow quite seriously. Business owners looking for best practice tips to get paid…

The money habits that could be costing you

The money habits that could be costing you

How you spend your money determines how well you can save you money. Spending more than you have or buying unnecessarily can severely impact how efficiently you can save. Sometimes you aren’t even aware of the small habits that are actually limiting your savings capabilities. Here are a few bad money habits that are getting…

What to do when you’re struggling to pay your mortgage

What to do when you’re struggling to pay your mortgage

As individuals struggle with cash flow through the coronavirus, the Australian Bankers Association records that repayments on almost 500,000 mortgages have been deferred for six months. While repayments can be delayed, they cannot be avoided altogether. Lenders can send you a default notice the day your repayment is overdue. However, they could also wait until…

How to successfully manage your debt recovery

How to successfully manage your debt recovery

Businesses can be heavily impacted by customers who cannot, or simply will not pay when payment is due. A single unpaid invoice can cause issues, and the longer this debt is left uncollected, your chances of getting your money back become slim. Consider these tips to avoid and manage debt recovery to save your business…

Funding your business the right way

Funding your business the right way

Turning an idea into a business requires money, and securing this stable funding is not easy. Businesses have a variety of innovative funding options today, but before you pick one, you may want to consider how well some of these methods fit your business model and if you can really benefit from them. Peer-to-peer lendingThis…

Different types of cashless payment methods to be aware of

Different types of cashless payment methods to be aware of

In an effort to minimise physical contact during the global pandemic, most businesses are making the switch to cashless payments. While contactless credit cards and mobile wallet applications remain the most common type of cashless payments, many other methods have emerged in recent times. In the event that your business is also looking to make…

Avoiding bad debts from your clients

Avoiding bad debts from your clients

Running a business is challenging enough, and having to deal with bad debts can add an unneeded layer of stress for you and your team. The easiest way to handle bad debts is to avoid them in the first place – here’s how. Do a background check:Before you enter into an agreement with a client…

Cash flow forecasting for your business

Cash flow forecasting for your business

Small business owners are often faced with stressful financial decisions and periods of uncertainty. Having a cash flow forecast can help your business avoid cash shortages by allowing you to track whether your spending is on target, prepare for business expansion, plan for upcoming cash gaps and plan budgets. Here are some tips on cash…

Tips for managing money on a low income

Tips for managing money on a low income

Increasing living expenses and commitments can make it challenging to manage and save money, especially for low income earners. Here are some tips that may help you reduce financial pressures on a low income… Prioritise high-interest debts:If you have a lot of different debts to pay off, prioritise them by their interest rates. Paying off…

Ways you can save money during the COVID pandemic

Ways you can save money during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is proving to be not only a major health concern for the global population, but also a huge financial concern for businesses and individuals alike. In a time of economic uncertainty and risks of unemployment, here are a few ways you can save money during the coronavirus crisis. Consider changing your savings…