Equity

Advantages and Disadvantages of Using a Vesting Schedule

Learn about the pros and cons of using a vesting schedule to distribute equity compensation to small business employees.

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What Are Preferred Shares?

Learn what preferred shares of stock are and discover the many characteristics that make them different from common stock.

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Understanding Equity: What Are Retained Earnings?

Learn the basic concepts behind retained earnings and the preparation of a statement of retained earnings.

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Introduce Your Millennial Customers to Equity Finance

Learn how to responsibly introduce the concept of financing to potential millennial customers, who may be reluctant to engage with credit ac

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How to Use a Vesting Schedule for Employee Equity and Profit Sharing

Learn what a vesting schedule is, see why it is useful for small business owners, and see two example vesting schedule calculations.

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Small Business Term: Negative Equity

Find out what negative equity is, how to determine if an asset is in negative equity, and how it affects small business owners.

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Debt to Equity Ratio

Learn about the debt-to-equity ratio, which tells investors how much financial leverage a business has.

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Five Things You Should Know Before Seeking External Investment

Hoping to land external investments? Use these five criteria to gauge whether your business is ready to be invested in.

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