OzSmallBiz Finance Articles eLibrary

Welcome to the Small Business Support Network's eLibrary featuring articles to do with Finance. Please enjoy reading our selection of articles, and if you have something you wish to share, then why not submit an article to us for publication. It's great extra publicity for your business.

Finance Articles

6 Key Areas For Evaluating Short Term Loans
This article looks at 6 key areas you need to examine before selecting a lender for a short term business loan. [More]

The Cost of Poor Advice
Everyone takes or listens to some form of financial advice but what is it really worth? Well nothing if it is coming from the wrong source! [More]

How to Slash Debts in Half Without Destroying Your Credit
If you've been struggling to keep your credit payments up to date but find yourself getting further and further behind, you could be eligible to receive a sizable reduction in the amount you owe. [More]

IVA- A Legitimate Alternative to Bankruptcy
The UK is facing a debt crisis highlighted by the fact that around 45,000 people filed for bankruptcy in 2005. [More]

Debt Stacking - Fast Track Out of Debt
You go to the mail box and scan - a couple fliers (nah), your magazine subscription (yes!) and bills (groan). Every month the bills show up and as you sigh and take out your check book you wonder if you will ever be free. [More]

Debt Handling Solutions
Sometimes debt can seem overwhelming. In those instances, or even before things get that far out of hand, get back to basics and try some of these debt handling solutions [More]

Credit Cards and You
Practically everyone in the United States has credit cards. From teenagers to retirees, almost everyone has at least one credit card. Everywhere we go we see ads - in the television, radio, newspapers, billboard advertisements - on credit cards. Some credit cards are even mailed directly to our homes. But what are credit cards, why should you have one and what are some of the risks involved? [More]

Need Cash? Beware of Pay Day Loans!
Have you seen the commercials? Cute characters promise financial prosperity. Happy, professional individuals appear to regularly visit their corner pay day loan shop as proudly as cashing a check at the bank. Customers at the grocery store all recommend pay day loans as the easy solution for a lack of funds. [More]