How do you sell something, when the knowledge of its sale can hurt its asking price? Unlike selling a car, house, or another kind of fixed asset, a lot of a business’s value is tied up in its intangible assets. Your brand, your customer base, your vendor connections: these can be imperiled by the rumors a sell-off can cause. If you don’t have a buyer lined up, you could be tossing thousands away between the time of an announcement and finding a buyer.

The ability to manage money competently is especially valuable quality in the conditions of financial crisis, when the purchasing power of the population is shrinking, inflation is rising, and currency exchange rates are completely unpredictable. Below are the common mistakes related to money affairs along with financial planning advice to help manage your own finances properly.