Setting up Simple Financial Management Hannibal MO

Sometimes you don’t need a lot of money to start a business. What you need instead is good financial management. If you plan carefully, control spending, and monitor the money that comes into your business and the money that goes out, you can prevent a monetary emergency later.

Mr. Gerald E. Schoenborn, CFP®
(573) 769-2955
PO Box 166
Palmyra, MO
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Schoenborn's Tax Service Inc

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Mr. David D. Jones, CFP®
(217) 653-9171
612 N 11th St
Quincy, IL
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Valic Financial Advisors
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Asset Allocation, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Retirement Income Management, Wealth Management
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Mr. Robert F. Bisser, CFP®
(217) 228-1500
2518 Summer Crk
Quincy, IL
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R.F. Bisser & Associates
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Comprehensive Financial Planning
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US Bank - Hannibal North Office
(573) 221-7608
4701 McMasters Ave
Hannibal, MO
Drive Up Hours
Mon 08:30 am to 04:30 pm
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Wed 08:30 am to 04:30 pm
Thur 08:30 am to 04:30 pm
Fri 08:30 am to 05:30 pm
Sat 09:00 am to 12:00 pm

Bank of America - 24th & Broadway
(217) 228-6270
24th & Broadway
Quincy, IL
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Banking Center
Services
Banking Center Services: Change Order, Commercial Deposits, Night Deposits, Drive Up
Indoor ATM Services: Open 24 Hours, Braille, Accepts Deposits
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English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, French, Russian, Portuguese
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Monday 9-4:30
Tuesday 9-4:30
Wednesday 9-4:30
Thursday 9-4:30
Friday 9-5:30
Saturday 9-12
Sunday Closed
Drive Up Hours
Monday 8-5
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Thursday 8-5
Friday 8-5:30
Saturday 8-12
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Mr. Travis R. Critten, CFP®
(217) 277-2520
510 Maine St Fl 9
Quincy, IL
Firm
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Areas of Specialization
Insurance Planning, Intergenerational Planning, Investment Planning, Life Transitions, Planning for Couples, Retirement Income Management, Retirement Planning

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Mr. Kent R. Mcginnis, CFP®
(217) 221-8510
307 N 36th St Ste 115
Quincy, IL
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MetLife

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US Bank - Hannibal Office
(573) 221-2233
668 Broadway
Hannibal, MO
Drive Up Hours
Mon 09:00 am to 04:30 pm
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Wed 09:00 am to 04:30 pm
Thur 09:00 am to 04:30 pm
Fri 09:00 am to 05:30 pm

Bank of America - Quincy Main
(217) 228-6200
531 Hampshire
Quincy, IL
Type
Banking Center
Services
Banking Center Services: Change Order, Commercial Deposits, Night Deposits, Drive Up
Outdoor ATM Services: Open 24 Hours, Talking ATM, Braille, Drive Up
Languages
English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, French, Russian, Portuguese
Office Hours
Monday 9-4:30
Tuesday 9-4:30
Wednesday 9-4:30
Thursday 9-4:30
Friday 9-5:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Drive Up Hours
Monday 8-5
Tuesday 8-5
Wednesday 8-5
Thursday 8-5
Friday 8-5:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Wells Fargo Advisors
(573) 221-4500
3935 McMasters Ave
Hannibal, MO

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Setting up Simple Financial Management

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Don't Launch Your Start-Up Until You Have the Finances Under Control
By Nora Caley

Sometimes you don’t need a lot of money to start a business. What you need instead is good financial management. If you plan carefully, control spending, and monitor the money that comes into your business and the money that goes out, you can prevent a monetary emergency later.

Besides preventing disaster, there are other reasons for sound financial management. If you know how much money your business is making and where the money is going, that can help you estimate your future profits. By making accurate projections, you will be able to decide whether you should expand your business. Your well-organized and accurate financial records might help you get a loan or other funding.
Financial management also makes it easier for you to pay taxes. If you are a sole proprietor or you are self employed, you don’t get paychecks with taxes withheld. Instead, you have to pay estimated taxes four times a year, and financial management makes it easier to figure out how much to pay.

Another reason to maintain good financial management is the analysis helps you see whether your business is succeeding. Sometimes when a business fails it’s not due to a lack of sales, but the inability of the business owner to control how much money the company spends, and how quickly the company gets paid for the products and services it sells. Proper financial management will help you keep track of these important details.

Getting Started

First, make sure you separate your business funds from your personal funds. That means different credit cards for your business and your household, and separate checking accounts.
If you have written a business plan, you might already have a projection of your business’s income and expenses for at least the first year. You can use this part of your plan as a guide for the more detailed financial plan you will write.

If you didn’t write a business plan, or if the financial pages of your plan didn’t include a lot of specifics, then write a cash flow analysis for your business. Start with a spreadsheet. If you have Microsoft Excel, set up a spreadsheet in which the column headings are months, and the rows show money in and money out.

The first row should be Cash On Hand. That’s your starting point, the money you have in the business checking account. The next few rows could have titles such as Cash Sales, Collections from Credit Accounts, and Other Cash Injection. On the bottom of that section, put a row called Total Cash. This section shows cash you actually have, not customers’ payments that you expect will arrive in the mail or be deposited into your account soon.

The next rows show the cash paid out. These rows include purchases of raw materials or ingredients, office supplies, advertising, gas mileage, shipping, and other categories. Don’t forget to include loan payments, credit card fees, and checking account fees. On th...

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