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Why Small Businesses Need Online Payment Apps
Online payment app usage is surging. There are pros and cons to accepting this payment method.
Donna Fuscaldo
Donna Fuscaldo
From Collections to Repossession: A Timeline of Debt
Debt collection occurs in phases, and although it can seem overwhelming, there are options for relief.
Kiely Kuligowski
Kiely Kuligowski
Should You Take Out a Personal Loan for Your Business?
Taking out a personal loan is one way to bankroll your business, but it does involve some risk.
Donna Fuscaldo
Donna Fuscaldo
Everything to Know About Business Checking Account Fees
Business checking account fees can eat away at your profits and impact your cash flow if you aren't careful. Before you choose a business checking account, make sure you know what fees it may charge.
Donna Fuscaldo
Donna Fuscaldo
Best Practices to Follow Before Applying for a Small Business Loan
These practices will help you quickly and successfully find the best loan for your small business.
Matthew G.
Matthew G.
How Do Nonrecourse Loans Work?
Nonrecourse loans aren't popular for businesses, but they're a way to borrow money for a long-term project without a personal guarantee.
Donna Fuscaldo
Donna Fuscaldo
Adding Value: 10 Bookkeeping Systems Small Business Owners Can Use
Accounting software is critical to virtually every business. These 10 bookkeeping tools are recommended by small business owners for their ease of use, versatility and effectiveness.
Scott Gerber
Scott Gerber

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Learn how to streamline your medical billing process for more accurate claims and faster reimbursement.

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Prevent common expense fraud types from draining your company's funds.

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Our team has compared the best accounting software for 2022. See up-to-date comparisons, reviews and costs for the top-rated accounting programs.

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