This Forbes article shares with us some basic tips on start up finance. It’s called 7 Tips to Get You Through The Startup Phase of your Business.

In it, Melissa Houston shares some interesting perspectives. This one in particular, we thought, was extremely shareworthy:

When starting a business, the excitement can carry us into believing we will impact the world immediately. However, I caution you to overestimate your sales. I always advise to be more on the conservative side, and if you exceed it, that’s fantastic. But it is crucial to plan for the worst and be prepared should those lower forecasts be a reality.

To learn more about Houston’s perspectives, take a look at the rest of the article at this link to Forbes.com.