Ashley Sweren

Ashley Sweren is a freelance marketing writer and editor. She owns her own small business, Firework Writing (, located in San Jose, California.

Articles by Ashley Sweren


A Small Business’ Guide to Handling Unpaid Invoices

“The check’s in the mail.” This idiom is a pain point for many small businesses. Collecting on overdue invoices is …


ACH Payments, Debits, and Transfers: The Ultimate ACH Guide | Nav

No matter what we try to do to combat it, life seems to get busier and busier with each passing …


Refinance Business Loans: Complete Guide to Business Loan Refinancing

For many small business owners, business loans are critical to financing company growth and development. The savviest entrepreneurs keep their …


Secured vs Unsecured Credit Card: The Difference and Impact for Small Businessd

A secured card lets a business owner with bad credit or no credit history build credit by demonstrating responsibility and …


How To Become Incorporated and Why To Incorporate Your Business

On your small business journey, you will encounter many forks in the road. Choosing the right direction for your company …


Gross Profit Formula: How To Calculate Gross Profit Margin

As we kick off a new year and so many of us commit to maintaining or renewing our personal health, …


IRS Form 2553 Guide: Where and How to File a 2553 Form

Many small businesses choose to incorporate to experience the varied advantages this legal filing can bring, including limited personal liability, …


How a Cash for Keys Agreement Works for Landlords

Many popular books on building personal wealth advocate residential real estate investments. The idea is that becoming a landlord by …


How Do Hard Money Loans Work?

A hard money loan is a unique type of mortgage loan typically used in real estate investing. A traditional lender …