3 Tactics for Improving Cash Flow in Your Small Business

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Cash flow is especially important to the success of your small business. With more complex financial instruments available, the need for cash liquidity has not changed. You need to increase the amount of cash you have in-hand to pay your employees, utilities and suppliers.

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