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Running Your Business

Five Financial Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Employee

Here are some common questions small business owners should ask themselves about the financial aspects of hiring new team members.
2 min read
Growing Your Business

Money for Marketing: Do You Have It?

Learn how to put your hard-earned dollars where they can do the most good for your marketing budget and your small business.
2 min read
Managing Your Business's Finances

Got Cash? Find Out How to Spend It Wisely

Learn ways to use excess cash in ways that will help your business stay ahead — and get even further. Here are a few tips and ideas.
2 min read
Running Your Business

Tips for Overcoming the Top 4 Payment Processing Problems

There's a lot to consider when selecting a payment processing solution for your small business. Here are four common digital payment challenges and solutions.
2 min read
Growing Your Business

5 Tips to Help You Become a Successful Intrapreneur

Following your passion doesn’t always mean striking out on your own; you may find opportunities to lead innovative efforts where you already work.
2 min read
Growing Your Business

Success Comes Naturally to Bobbi Brown

Bobbi Brown’s billion-dollar cosmetics brand is music to the ears of anyone hoping the adage “Do what you love, and the money will follow” is true.
3 min read
Managing Your Business's Finances

4 Biggest Causes of Cash Flow Problems

Many business owners struggle with cash flow problems, but it's important to know how to effectively deal with the factors that are stopping the flow.
4 min read
Managing Your Business's Finances

Should You Give Yourself a Raise?

In the beginning, many small business owners receive no salary. As the business becomes profitable owners can start taking money out -but how much?
2 min read
Managing Your Business's Finances

Buy vs. Lease Your Business Space? Making the Right Decision

Most small businesses start out leasing space due to the lower costs and flexibility. But how do you decide if buying a building makes more sense.
2 min read
Running Your Business

Why Businesses Should Offer More Ways to Pay

From traditional cash and checks, to credit and debit cards, to e-payments, customers enjoy a growing range of choices when it comes to payments.
2 min read
Managing Your Business's Finances

A Guide to SBA Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) can help be the difference-maker in getting the money your business needs.
3 min read
Managing Your Business's Finances

Finding a Financial Mentor

Understanding the economics of a small business can be daunting. A financial mentor can help you make sense of it all. Check out this video to see how.
2:21 min video
Growing Your Business

Starting a Business

Afraid of failing even before you begin? Perfectionism and fear of floundering can keep you from your dreams. Hear why it’s important to “just get started”.
2:02 min video
Growing Your Business

Barbara Corcoran’s Advice for an 82-Year-Old First-Time Entrepreneur

In October, 2018, PNC sent an unlikely entrepreneur to New York City for a one-on-one consultation with Barbara Corcoran.
2 min read
Running Your Business

30 Years Later: Women Business Owners Continue Fight for Equality

Just 30 years ago, before HR Bill 5050, simple acts of financial independence like obtaining business credit under her own name, were denied to women.
2 min read
Managing Your Business's Finances

5 Steps to Funding Your Business

Securing the funding your business needs is one of the most important roles of an entrepreneur. Knowing the key steps to take can get you closer to success.
3:48 min video
Managing Your Business's Finances

Financial Planning for Young Doctors

As you start out, you may find time and money are in short supply. A financial planner could help you make good financial decisions early on.
2 min read
Managing Your Business's Finances

How Small Businesses Can Ensure Access to Credit

From exploring growth opportunities to surviving an economic downturn, learn more about the importance of having access to credit for your business.
2 min read
Managing Your Business's Finances

Separating Business & Personal Finances for Success

Find out how to save time and money by creating transparency within your business. You and your accountant will be grateful come tax season!
3 min read
Managing Your Business's Finances

Choosing the Right Lender

Your business most likely will need to borrow money at some point. Learn about your options and find out which are best suited for your company.
2 min read