Cash Flow

How to Prepare a Cash Flow Statement

Kelly Spors
A cash flow statement breaks down the various types of inflows and outflows of cash (and cash equivalents) that a business experiences. It can help you and other stakeholders clearly see how your business earns or spends cash, and it can... Continue

What Are the Different Types of Cash Flows?

Kelly Spors
Cash flow is the money that streams in and out of your small business—and it's a key indicator of your company's overall financial health. The term cash flow is used to describe the amount of cash that is generated or spent within a... Continue

What Is a Cash Flow Statement?

Eric Vo
A cash flow statement is a financial statement that shows how much money is going in and out of your small business. The statement is a part of a formal document that is included in your company's financial statements. It breaks out your... Continue

Why Do You Discount Cash Flows?

Eric Vo
Your small business is growing and you have the opportunity to make an investment in your business. The investment will cost you $30,000 and is estimated to generate $6,000 a year for the next five years. Should you do... Continue

What Does the Net Present Value Tell You?

Eric Vo, Gene Marks
As a small business owner focused on success, you may reach a point where you're looking at acquiring new equipment or assets to help grow your company. But how do you know if investing in the equipment or asset is worth it and that you'll... Continue