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Hidden Gotchas in Your Business Loan Repayment Terms
By Adam Uzialko | December 02, 2021

There's more to a loan than paying your monthly installment. Look for these hidden terms and fees a lender might include in a loan agreement.

What Is a High-Risk Business Loan, and What Industries Can It Help?
By Simone Johnson | December 02, 2021

Learn about high-risk business loans and potential financing alternatives.

5 FreshBooks Alternatives
By Dachondra Cason | December 01, 2021

While FreshBooks is popular accounting software, it might not be the best option for your company. Learn about alternatives that might be more appropriate for your business.

Expense Tracking Services Buying Guide
By Kayla Harrison | November 23, 2021

Which expense tracking service is right for you? Our buying guide explains what to look for in a provider and how to choose the best one for your needs.

PayPal vs. Merchant Account: What's the Difference?
By Jennifer Dublino | November 17, 2021

Learn about PayPal and how it is different from a merchant account to choose the best credit card processing solution for your business.

How to Process Accounts Receivable: A Step-by-Step Guide
By Jamie Johnson | November 17, 2021

Learn why offering credit helps your bottom line and how to manage customer payments.

What to Do if You Can't Get a Business Loan
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 16, 2021

There are some key steps you should take if your business needs an influx of cash and you can't get a loan.

Credit Card Processing Guide
By Jennifer Dublino | November 16, 2021

Letting your customers pay for purchases with credit cards can increase sales, but navigating this process might seem overwhelming. Here's what you need to know.

What Is a Credit Card Imprinter?
By Jennifer Post | November 15, 2021

Here's what you need to know about credit card imprinters.

How to Get the Best Credit Card Machine for Your Business
By Jennifer Dublino | November 15, 2021

There is a variety of credit card machines with different capabilities and price points. Here's what to look for when choosing one.

How to Choose the Best Business Loan
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 15, 2021

Small businesses have a lot of funding options, so they should choose wisely.

Everything You Need to Know About NFC Mobile Payments
By Jennifer Dublino | November 11, 2021

Does your business need to accept NFC payments? You might if your customers use smartphones to pay for purchases.

Guide to Employer Payroll Taxes
By Julie Thompson | November 11, 2021

Employers have distinct responsibilities for payroll taxes. Learn how to calculate payroll taxes and comply with payroll tax rules.

Wave Accounting Software Alternatives
By Jamie Johnson | November 09, 2021

Looking for an alternative to Wave accounting software? These seven Wave alternatives include project management and time-tracking features.

Which Government Loans Are Available to Entrepreneurs?
By Adam Uzialko | November 08, 2021

The SBA and USDA offer loans to assist entrepreneurs and business owners who need funding.

Guide to Merchant Accounts
By Jennifer Dublino | November 03, 2021

Learn what a merchant account is, why your business might need one, and how to set it up.

Need a Loan? Lending Trends That Are Increasing Your Chances of Getting Funds
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 02, 2021

New regulations and fintech are changing the funding landscape.

How to Accept ACH Payments
By Jennifer Dublino | November 02, 2021

Small business owners should consider payment methods beyond cash, checks and credit cards. See if ACH payments are right for your company.

What Is a POS System? (And Other Common Questions Answered)
By Skye Schooley | November 01, 2021

Learn what a POS system is, how it works and how your business can benefit from having one.

The Best PayPal Alternatives
By Jennifer Dublino | October 18, 2021

PayPal is a popular payment facilitator that can help your business start accepting credit cards, but it's not the only game in town. Here are some PayPal alternatives to consider.

How to Accept Apple Pay
By Jennifer Dublino | October 15, 2021

Apple Pay is the top contactless mobile payment method in the U.S. Learn how your business can start accepting Apple Pay online and in person.

Stripe vs. Square
By Jennifer Dublino | October 13, 2021

When you're choosing a credit card processor, two top options to consider are Stripe and Square. Here is how they measure up against one another.

PayPal 1099: How to Report Self-Employment Income to the IRS
By Jamie Johnson | October 12, 2021

If you earn money from selling products or services through a third-party provider, like PayPal, you must report that money to the IRS. Learn how to fill out a PayPal 1099.

How to Choose the Best Retail POS System for Your Business
By Skye Schooley | October 12, 2021

Learn what features to look for when choosing the best retail POS system for your company.

PayPal vs. Square
By Jennifer Dublino | October 11, 2021

Choosing a credit card processor can be a tough decision. Here is how PayPal and Square stack up against each other. Content Type: Comparison

Everything You Need to Know About QuickBooks POS
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 08, 2021

If you already use QuickBooks for your accounting software, you may be interested in its POS software as well. Here's what you need to know about its desktop POS product.

How to Create and Send Invoices With PayPal
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 06, 2021

PayPal Invoicing makes it easy to send professional invoices. This guide will have you doing it in no time.

What Are Retained Earnings?
By Dock David Treece | September 30, 2021

Retained earnings are the funds remaining from a company's net income after all profit distributions are paid to shareholders. Learn how to calculate, track and use retained earnings.

Revenue vs. Income: What's the Difference?
By Dock David Treece | September 30, 2021

When you understand the relationship between revenue and income, you'll have a better grasp of company expenses and your overall business value.

How Much Does Insurance Cost for a Small Business?
By Kimberlee Leonard | September 30, 2021

Insurance is essential to protect small businesses, but costs can be prohibitive. Here's how to evaluate policy types, find out what's affecting your insurance price, and get the lowest rates.