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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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Many businesses are surcharging – adding the cost of payment processing to customers' purchases. Learn the pros and cons of this tactic, as well as some alternatives.

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Achieve your financial targets without compromising quality and performance.

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Understanding the difference between net income and profit is vital for business owners in any industry. 

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There are many options available when you need capital to open your retail store. 

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This guide explains Form 941, which employers need to fill out for tax withholdings from employee paychecks during payroll.

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Regular internal payroll audits may help you avoid external ones. Here's how to conduct them.

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Just because your employees are hourly doesn't mean you can't plan for the long term. Here's how to budget annually for your hourly workers.