Master Your Small Business Finances with Bench

Whether you’ve been in business for 20 years or two months, maintaining financial literacy is an essential task.

Brush up on your skills with Bench’s curated collection of free resources, guides and exclusive content to help give you your time back. With our Small Business Finances hub, your business will go from surviving to thriving in just a few minutes a day.

Start here: Financial Literacy Essentials

During uncertain economic times such as these, there are simple steps you can take to ensure your small business thrives under any circumstances. We’ve collected some essential resources to help you understand where your business is at right now and where your spending is ineffective—so you feel confident knowing you have a sound financial plan.

Being fluent with your financial statements allows you to see where your money is going, where it’s coming from and how much you have to work with.

When you know how to read your financial statements, you can find ways to increase your profit, and catch problems before they grow.

A financial forecast tries to predict what your business will look like (financially) in the future—which is key for uncertain, economic times.

Recession-proof your business

Here you'll find guides on how to prepare your business for a recession, along with tips and best practices so you can help your business survive and thrive.

Here’s a list of six ways you can take action for your small business to save on costs, and get financially-fit for a down-economy.

Emergency funds are more important today than ever—learn how much you should be saving, why they’re important, and how to use them.

Running a small business is expensive in 2023, but there are ways to protect yourself from the effects of inflation.

Our free webinar covers what you need to plan ahead and protect your business during a potential cash crunch.

Set yourself up for success with our step-by-step guide for setting up bookkeeping for your own bookkeeping process.

With our how-to guide, you can learn how to make better decisions about where to spend and where to make cuts.

Financing tips to position yourself for success

No matter your business’s size or goals, saving on your expenses plays a key role in your growth. You can maximize your savings by taking advantage of the many grants and loans available to small business owners.

Looking to cut back on your expenses, but not sure where to start? We’ve compiled a list of easy, money-saving tips you can get started with today.

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Sometimes, raising your prices is unavoidable. We’ve laid out the steps you can take to communicate price increases with your customers.

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Make informed financial decisions with Bench’s visual reports and helpful insights

With a strong foundation of financial literacy, backed by our all-in-one financial solution—your business will be set up for success for any economical hurdle that comes your way. Plus, our team of experts can answer any financial questions you have, no matter how complex.