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Personal vs business bank accounts: What's the difference?

A business bank account can put your business on the path to success.

Protect the business you’ve worked hard to build

No matter where you may be on your journey to build your business – just starting out, expanding or preparing to pass on the responsibility to someone else – a financial plan that includes business loan protection insurance may help safeguard your business if life takes an unexpected turn.

Scotiabank Business Plan Writer

The most important user of your business plan is you.

Use our interactive planning tool to create your custom business plan.

Path to Impact 2023: Resilient Small Business Owners optimistic for the future despite headwinds

In spite of year-after-year economic turbulence and uncertainty both here in Canada and around the world, our country’s small businesses remain strong and optimistic as they look ahead to 2024. Download Scotiabank’s new small business report: “Path to Impact 2023: Resilient Small Business Owners optimistic for the future despite headwinds

Small Business Solutions Builder

Determine the best solutions based on your business needs!

Use this interactive selector to help you find the right combination of banking solutions for your business.

5 ways to get your business off the ground

Successful entrepreneurs understand that behind every great business idea is extensive research and sound planning. Here are some ways to start planning to get your business off the ground.

5 reasons customers aren’t buying

Sales are what make or break a business, but unless you're a natural at selling, the process can feel daunting.

How to deal with unpaid invoices

Bad debts are a part of business life. But a large unpaid invoice can cause your small business serious harm; in some cases, it can mean the difference between staying afloat and closing your doors.

6 steps to better cash flow

Improving your cash flow is critical to your overall success.

Sell your business to family or strangers?

To make that process easier and more lucrative, you need a proper plan in place.