SMALL BUSINESS DICTIONARY

The Yahoo Small Business Dictionary defines, explains, and cross-references more than 1,800 key small business words, phrases, acronyms, and concepts, covering topics including small business finance, management, sales, startup, exit strategy, and growth. To use the dictionary, type a word in the search box or click a letter to browse the listings alphabetically.

Inflexible expenses

Expenses that cannot be adjusted or eliminated such as car payments or rental payments. Antithesis of flexible

Glossary provided by Campbell R. Harvey, Professor of Finance at Duke University.
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