7 Financial Questions to Consider When Starting a Business  

Throughout my first Business Bootcamp program, participants had a lot of questions about the finances surrounding their new businesses.

How should I set up the legal enterprise?
What kind of expenses can I anticipate?
Do you have a spreadsheet that will outline my financial outlook?

So I enlisted the help of Jacob Milder, Certified Financial Planner with Oak Street Investments, to give you the rundown of how to set up your business for financial success. Here are 7 of the most common financial questions to consider when starting a business.

The Beginnings of the RISE TOGETHER Movement...

Imagine sitting in a room filled with 200+ of the most badass women who are all interested in changing the world. Women who are talented and passionate and inspired to help others. Women who lead by example and who want to live fulfilling lives. Women who challenge the status quo and know that when we come together, support one another, share ideas and raise each other up -- we become our best selves.

5 Benefits of Having a Business Coach

Setting goals and going after them is a great first step. But many of us find challenges in the execution.

We need support. We need someone to hold our hand, guide us through the winding roads, train us, give us strategies and tools, and celebrate with us when we reach a milestone.

According to Bloomberg, 80% of new businesses fail within the first 18 months. And I’d venture to add that it’s due to a lack of having the foundational elements of the business in place and being surrounded by those who can help you achieve success.

Want to know how to ensure your success? Read on...

How To Use Trello to Organize Your Small Business

One of the most frequently asked questions I get from clients is this: “Now that I have my big picture goals and respective action steps in place, what do I do next?”

If you’re like them, you want systems to manage everything.

You want to know how to organize all those bite-size to-do’s in a way that makes sense and reduces that lousy overwhelm.

You want to be ahead of the curve rather than behind the eight ball.

The answer? TRELLO.

4 Tech Tools I Can't Run My Business Without

As I round out year one of REL Impact, I’ve been reflecting on what worked, what didn’t, and how much I’ve grown. This business-building journey is so empowering as there’s something new to learn every step along the way!

One thing is clear: As a one-woman start-up operation, I can only be as productive as the number of hours in a day. In short, there’s only so much I can do on my own!

So I set out to find the best tools and resources to help eliminate the overwhelm and streamline some of my day-to-day business activities.