Managing your finances

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Financial planning and budgeting

Find information that can help you manage your finances and cash flow, reduce expenses and make more profits.

Budgeting and forecasting

Developing good budgeting and forecasting skills can help your business succeed.

Bookkeeping and accounting

Learn how keeping good records can benefit your business.

Financial benchmarking tools and ratio calculators

Use these tools to calculate your performance in areas such as asset utilization, liquidity, leverage, inventory turnover, sales, and net profits.

Dealing with your banker and other lenders

Learn what bankers are looking for in a loan application and secure private financing for your business.

Insolvency for business

Proposals, bankruptcy and arrangements for businesses, and how to find help.

Getting paid by your customers

Consider these tips when you're managing the collection of your invoices.

Accepting credit card and debit card payments

Merchant rights, how card payments work and choosing a service provider.

Phasing out the penny

Find out about the phasing out of the penny in Canada and what it means for your business.

Vehicle lease or buy calculator

Compare the costs of financing or leasing a vehicle.

Glossary of financial terms

Find definitions for terms used in the Canadian financial industry and the business world.

Farm debt mediation

Access financial counselling and mediation services from the Farm Debt Mediation Service.

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