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BY BRIAN DEVEREUX
For most small business owners—including those with a solid direction—a secure financial future doesn’t simply happen. Instead, it must be carefully managed to meet your most important goals and leave little to chance. Of course, the future is unpredictable, and your own personal situation changes over time. But the spring—and Small Business Week, in particular—is a good time to revisit a key financial question: Are you on track to achieve your objectives?
Here are ten items to cross off your business spring-cleaning list so you can more confidently answer, “Yes.”
Analyzing your current position on everything from website content, vendor relationships and long-range planning, will help determine what’s working and what needs to be changed. By knowing exactly where you stand, you’ll be well-positioned to make sound decisions as the year continues and new needs arise.
Brian Devereux is the Vice President of Lending at Unitus Community Credit Union.
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