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A complete resource for all your accounting needs. Here you can find a range of basic to advanced accounting information, resources, and best practices.

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FreshBooks vs. Xero Comparison
By Mike Berner | May 23, 2024

FreshBooks and Xero are two top accounting software programs for small businesses. Here’s how they compare.

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FreshBooks vs. QuickBooks Comparison
By Mike Berner | May 23, 2024

FreshBooks and QuickBooks are two of the best accounting software programs for small businesses. Here’s how they compare.

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QuickBooks vs. Xero Comparison
By Mike Berner | May 21, 2024

QuickBooks and Xero are two of the most popular accounting software choices for small businesses. Here is how they compare.

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The Best Accounting Software for Restaurants in 2024
By Mike Berner | May 16, 2024

This article reviews the best accounting and invoicing software providers for restaurants.

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The Best Accounting and Invoice-Generating Software for 2024
By Mike Berner | May 16, 2024

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

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10 QuickBooks Alternatives to Consider
By Jamie Johnson | May 07, 2024

Here are 10 alternatives to QuickBooks that could be better for your business.

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7 Accounting Mistakes That Cost Small Businesses Significant Growth
By Jamie Johnson | April 22, 2024

Minor small business accounting errors can have a significant effect on your business's finances. Learn the most common accounting mistakes to avoid.

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QuickBooks Online Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | April 18, 2024

QuickBooks Online is an excellent small business accounting package. Learn about QuickBooks Online's features, like automation, security and integrations.

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How to Start Budget Planning for Your Business
By Sean Peek | April 11, 2024

Business owners need budgets to help them manage money and meet financial goals. Learn how and why to start budget planning for your business.

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Sage 50 Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | April 10, 2024

Sage Business Cloud Accounting is a cloud-based accounting solution ideal for customizations. Learn how businesses can use Sage to customize integrations.

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Xero Accounting Software Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | April 10, 2024

Xero is a reasonably priced accounting software package with excellent integrations and an intuitive user interface. Learn why Xero is our top pick for growing companies.

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The Top Accounting Challenges Small Businesses Face
By Alika Cooper | April 10, 2024

Accounting challenges don't have to break your company. Here's how to overcome them.

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FreshBooks Accounting Software Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | April 10, 2024

FreshBooks is cloud-based accounting software that's ideal for invoice creation. Learn how businesses use FreshBooks for accounting, including custom invoicing.

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Zoho Books Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | April 10, 2024

Zoho Books is an accounting solution that uses automation to make managing business finances easier. Learn about Zoho's features, integrations and more.

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NetSuite Accounting Software Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | April 10, 2024

Oracle NetSuite is a popular cloud-based ERP used by more than 40,000 organizations worldwide. It offers a comprehensive suite of integrated business management solutions.

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How FinTech Is Changing Business (and Bank Accounts)
By Ryne Landers | April 10, 2024

FinTech is the financial technology fueling innovation in payment processing, lending, wealth management, and more. Learn how FinTech is changing business.

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11 Accounting Tips All Small Businesses Should Know
By Rashan Dixon | April 09, 2024

Even if accounting isn't your forte, it's important to understand accounting basics to run your business. Learn 11 tips for small business accounting.

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Plooto Review
By Mike Berner | April 09, 2024
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How to Create a Business Budget, With Free Budget Template
By Jamie Johnson | April 09, 2024

Need a free business budget template download? Get it here and learn how to use it to track your monthly and annual business revenue and expenses.

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How to Choose the Right Accounting Software for Your Business
By Jamie Johnson | April 09, 2024

The best accounting software makes it easy for a business to track expenses, send invoices and collaborate with their accountant. Here’s what to consider.

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The Complete Guide to Accounts Payable Reporting
By Jamie Johnson | April 09, 2024

An accounts payable reporting process ensures accurate financial data and on-time bill payments. Learn about accounts payable reporting and report types.

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A Guide to Accounting Software Features and Benefits
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 09, 2024

Here's everything you need to know about accounting software and the benefits of using it.

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What Is an Accounts Payable Process?
By Jamie Johnson | April 04, 2024

An efficient accounts payable process ensures that your vendors are paid on time and reduces the likelihood of human error. Learn how to set up an AP process.

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How to Improve Your Accounting Skills
By Jennifer Dublino | April 04, 2024

Mathematical skills can determine financial success. Whether or not it comes naturally, here are tips to sharpen your ability.

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Rippling Payroll Review and Pricing
By Jessica Elliott | April 04, 2024

Rippling's platform has hundreds of integrations and a user-friendly workflow builder. Learn why it's the best payroll system for automating processes.

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Accounts Payable vs. Accounts Receivable: What You Need to Know
By Jamie Johnson | April 04, 2024

Accounts payable is money your business owes, and accounts receivable is money owed to you. Learn how accounts payable and accounts receivable differ.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Statement of Shareholder Equity
By Donna Fuscaldo | March 25, 2024

A statement of shareholder equity can tell you if your business is doing well or if it's time to fine-tune some of your activities.

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Accounting Cycle 101
By Dachondra Cason | March 11, 2024

The accounting cycle tracks a transaction until it's added to your company's financial statement. Follow this eight-step process to organize the data.

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Is It Time to Hire a CPA?
By Max Freedman | March 08, 2024

Knowing when to hire a CPA can have a dramatic impact on your business's financial health. Find out all of your tax options here.

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Wave Accounting Software Alternatives
By Jamie Johnson | March 08, 2024

Wave is a good option for accounting software, but it has certain limitations. Consider seven Wave alternatives that can grow with your business.