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Kochie’s Business Builders: Business planning essentials

Kochie outlines in simple terms what a business plan is, and why it shouldn’t be too long.

SMSF and your business: Capital Gains Tax Consessions

Many small business owners don’t know about capital gains tax concessions though SMSFs. Our speccialists explain more.

SMSF and your business: Insurance and your SMSF

Did you now there are tax advantages for holding personal insurance through super? NAB’s specialists explain.

Understanding and managing your cash flow

Cash flow – what is it, and how can you manage it? This article explains what you need to know, and has some handy calculators too.

Articles 4 to 7

Making a start: First steps to starting a business

What do you need to set up when you’re starting business? Here’s some tips, links and calculators to cover the basics.

Kochie’s Business Builders: Starting a business

Kochie gives some advice on how help to stack the odds in your favour when you’re starting a new business.

How a business plan got a business off the ground

This butcher has a refreshing approach to his business. He’s got some tips that any business should pay attention to.

Buying a small business

Thinking of buying an existing business? Here’s how to assess if it’s right for you.

Articles 8 to 11

How to start importing

Starting an importing business is exciting. Before you jump in, here’s what you need to think about.

Growing your business ideas

From architectural designer to owner of a funky café – Max Li has tasted early success. Hear him talk about his recipe for growth.

Valuing a business

What’s your business worth? Buyers and sellers rarely agree. Learn more about what influences the price.

SMSF and your business: Why SMSF?

Why are SMSFs so popular? See why this business owner set one up and why it works for him.

Articles 12 to 15

SMSF and your business: Borrowing to invest

Borrowing through your super for investment has become quite popular. Our specialist explains what’s involved.

Identifying your business drivers

Like to boost profitability? An important first step is to identify your key business drivers – here’s how.

How to reduce costs

There’s always room to reduce costs. Find out how to do it properly and get some quick cost-cutting ideas.

How to avoid bad debts

Bad debts are bad business. Here’s how to manage your debtors so everyone wins.

Articles 16 to 19

Kochie's Business Builders: Writing a business plan

A business plan will help you get a loan, and help you succeed. Here’s how to go about writing it.

Planning for success in a general practice

Creating a business plan for a general practice isn’t that hard - and technology is making it even easier. Here’s some pointers.

Create a positive first impression with your waiting room

Do patients like your waiting room? These dos and don’ts will help you make the waiting room experience better for everyone.

Cloud computing in general practice

Should GPs move their practice administration into the cloud? Specialists explain the benefits and the important considerations.

Articles 20 to 23

A flying financial start to your medical career

Now that you’re earning money, don’t overlook the big picture. Here’s a simple 5 step approach to plan for the future.

10 tips for starting a dental practice

Starting a new dental practice? Here’s our top 10 tips to help you set it up properly right from the start.

Kochie’s Business Builders: Superannuation

Making employee super contributions

Sick of the admin nightmares of super? See how NAB makes it fast and easy to manage your employees’ super contributions.

Articles 24 to 27

SMSF and your business: Business Real Property

Seven tips to starting a successful retail business

The retail industry is very competitive. Once your retail business is up and running, it’s time to focus on staying up-to-date and relevant, so that you maintain your competitive edge. Successful business owners are always looking at ways they can grow their business and maximise their profits, and our checklist can help you ensure you’re doing just that.

Managing business change

How to use our sales forecast template

Help predict your future sales, overheads and profits with this easy-to-use template.

Articles 28 to 31

How to use our profit increase calculator

What difference could a small change make to your profit? Use this calculator to find out.

How to increase the value of your business

Whether you’re thinking of selling now or in 10 years, here’s practical advice to boost the value of your business.

Getting the best price for your business

A business is worth what people will pay for it. See which factors influence price and what you can do to increase it.

Financial health check

Articles 36 to 39

Know your market

Learn how to make it easier for your customers to pay

Understand your customers

Seven tips to getting your tradie business set up for success.

Once your trade business is up and running, it’s important to check you’re still on the right track. We’ve put together a guide and checklist that can help you identify ways to get the most out of your business, and outline new opportunities.

Articles 40 to 43

Launch your new business faster with NAB Startup

Take the hassle out of setting up your ABN, registering for tax, domain names and more with NAB Startup service.

How to write a business plan

How to use our SWOT analysis template

What are your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats? Find out why you need a SWOT analysis, and learn how to do it.

How to use our start-up costs calculator

Will the costs of starting your business outweigh the returns? Use this calculator to help work it out.

Articles 44 to 47

Business viability calculator

Starting a business? Work out the numbers first with this handy calculator.

Business plan template

The foundation of every business is a solid plan. Use this template to build yours.

Are you suited to running a business?

Getting your practice ready for sale

It’s never too early to get your practice ready for sale. As Paul Freeman, Chief Executive Officer of Medfin Finance, points out, potential purchasers look for the kind of well-run business that’s also efficient and profitable for you. Here are his tips for getting it up to speed.

Articles 48 to 51

Planning for your retirement

What you need to think about – and organise – before you retire and enjoy your golden years.

Finding the right investment property

Choose wisely when investing in property. Understand cash flow, beware the 'hidden agenda', do your research, and get a quality property manager.

5 essential investment property strategies

Entering the property market? Here are five things to think about before you buy an investment property.

Choosing the right investment property loan

Funding your investment is just as important as choosing the right property. Here we provide practical advice to help you choose the right loan.

Articles 52 to 55

Improve your finances and home loan chances

A successful home loan application requires proof of a good savings history and a good credit record. See our tips on how to improve it.

Buying a house: The upfront costs

Buying your first home? You'll need more than a deposit. Here is a list of other upfront costs including stamp duty and legal fees.

Budgeting 101: Working out your income and expenditure

Finding it hard to save or struggling to stick to a budget? Let us help you do the numbers so you can save and budget your income successfully.

Applying for home loan conditional approval

Pre-approval is an important step for home buyers. Here we explain the process for getting conditional approval for your mortgage.

Articles 56 to 59

How to manage change in your business

How do you manage change in your business? Find out how to drive change rather than have it forced upon you.

How to build a successful practice

Is building a general practice different to any other business? See what the experts say and gain some useful tips and advice.

Articles 60 to 63

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