You know what they say, “you have to spend money to make money.” ‘They,’ apparently, have never been in serious business debt. While some business debt is good, there’s a point where even good debt turns bad. That point occurs when you can no longer afford to pay what you owe. If you have far surpassed that point and are now desperate to get back into good financial standing without declaring bankruptcy or selling your business (as the majority of SMB owners do), Oasis Consulting Group offers these tips for getting your business back on track today.
Make a New Small Business Budget
According to Bench, overwhelming debt is often just disorganized income. If you struggle with business debt but cannot identify where every dollar of profit is going, your debt-paydown solution may be as simple as restructuring your budget to optimize your income.
Look at your current numbers to see if there are any places you can cut back on spending. Is there money going out that doesn’t need to? Can you free up some money by reducing expenditures in other areas? You may be surprised to learn that your found money is enough to cover your payments each month.Continue reading