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In the VSECU Blog you'll find financial and lifestyle resources to help empower possibilities for your personal success.

Ross Hart

Ross Hart, the area business advisor for the Northeast Kingdom and Upper Valley regions, lives in St. Johnsbury. Born and raised in the Kingdom, he graduated from Lyndon State College, and over the course of his career gained valuable relevant experience in the insurance/employee benefits, real estate, and banking industries. His specialties are finance and business planning.

By: Ross Hart

September 25th, 2019

Small Business 101 - Understanding Financial Statements

Business Development

In my 12 years working as a business advisor for the Vermont Small Business Development Center, I have found that there is one absolute truth: the majority of hard-working, small business owners do not know how to leverage their financial information to make their businesses more profitable. If you are a member of this hard-working majority, you can begin improving the profitability of your business by taking one simple step: understanding your financial statements. 

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