It is thrilling to develop a plan for business success and part of that is understanding your business’ finances. This article is the fourth in a five-part series on preparing business plans. Each article has been dedicated to creating a plan for starting or running your business. At the end of the series, if you follow the articles and complete each section, you will have a complete business plan you can use to operate your business or seek financing. Each article will cover a different topic: Purpose statement, executive summary and business information Personnel and organization Marketing information Current financial information Financial projections As was discussed in Part One,  Part Two and Part Three of this series,  a business plan is a tool for gathering all the important information about running your business and your financial condition all in one place. A well-done business plan will help you run your business on a day-to-day…    read more