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Setting up Simple Financial Management Mccomb MS

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. James Laverne Stone, Iii, CFP®
(601) 684-0170
120 Commerce St
McComb, MS
Firm
Multi Financial
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Employee and Employer Plan Benefits, Estate Planning, Insurance Planning, Investment Management
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $250,001 - $500,000

Average Income: $50,001 - $100,000

Profession: Self-Employed Business Owners

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Martin Mesecke
Self Worth Financial Planning LLC
(662) 452-0525
2206 Anderson Road
Oxford, MS
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®

John Bergland, Jr.
Bergland Wealth Management, Inc.
(601) 956-5181
PO Box 1318
Ridgeland, MS
Expertises
Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Advising Medical Professionals, Ongoing Investment Management, High Net Worth Client Needs
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, AIF, CFP®, M.Div.

Mr. William Artmann, CFP®
(601) 366-2446
1880 Lakeland Dr Ste B
Jackson, MS
Firm
Professional Planning Consultants
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $250,001 - $500,000

Average Income: $100,001 - $250,000

Profession: Self-Employed Business Owners

Data Provided by:
Allen Regan, CFP®
(228) 863-0411
9490 Three Rivers Rd
Gulfport, MS
Firm
AVL WealthCare, LLC
Areas of Specialization
Comprehensive Financial Planning, Wealth Management

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Regions Bank - Mccomb Main St
(601) 249-4000
211 Main Street
Mccomb, MS
Type
Branch
Office Hours
M-Th 9:00-4:00
F 9:00-5:00
S CLOSED
Su NA
Drive Up Hours
M-S CLOSED
Su NA

Tiffany Ballard
Bergland Wealth Management, Inc.
(601) 956-5181
PO Box 1318
Ridgeland, MS
Expertises
Cash Flow/Budgets/Credit Issues, Advising Medical Professionals, Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Estate & Generational Planning Issues
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, AIF, CFP®

Ms. Lauren Norman Fox, CFP®
PO Box 2954
Tupelo, MS
Firm
Ameriprise Financial

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Mr. Casey D. Myrick, CFP®
115 W Jackson St Ste I
Ridgeland, MS
Firm
Edward Jones
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Education Planning, Estate Planning, Investment Planning, Retirement Income Management, Retirement Planning

Data Provided by:
Mr. Brian M. Hill, CFP®
(601) 982-8221
4500 I 55 N
Jackson, MS
Firm
LPL Financial
Areas of Specialization
Comprehensive Financial Planning, Estate Planning, Insurance Planning, Investment Management, Long-Term Care, Retirement Income Management, Retirement Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

Average Income: $250,001 - $500,000



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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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