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The Best Online Payroll Services of 2020
BY Chad Brooks

Our team has compared the best online payroll services for 2020. See up-to-date reviews and costs for the top services.

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The Best Employee Retirement Plans of 2020
BY Lori Fairbanks

Looking for the best retirement plans? We have easy-to-read, expert unbiased reviews and feature comparisons of the best employee retirement plans.

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What do smart businessmen do during recessions?
QUESTION | BY Ruth Hoffmann | 9 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/13/20

There's always a business opportunity in a recession. Money doesn't really disappear. People simply begin to save and/or allocate funds to payoff the debt which created the good economic days before...

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Tech Tools to Manage Subcontractors
BY business.com editorial staff

Upgrade from a clipboard and pen to cloud-based apps to track subcontractors' work.

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How difficult is it to take out a loan for my small business?
QUESTION | BY S. Thomas Warden | 26 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/13/20

What should I keep in mind when approaching banks? Which banks and programs are best for startups/entrepreneurs? Are there other options that I should consider? Thanks!

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I need a loan to expand my business, where can I get one?
QUESTION | BY Gilbert Darko | 21 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/11/20

Here in Ghana, it is difficult and expensive to get a loan usually with a very high-interest rate. Can anyone give me advice and information on where I can get a loan of US $500,000 for a period of 5...

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The Best Business Loan and Financing Options of 2020
BY Simone Johnson

Many small businesses need funding to get started. Learn about the different financing options to decide which would work best for your small business.

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Will Paying off My Debt Improve My Business Credit Score?
BY Sean Peek

Your personal and business credit scores can impact your company's financial future.

Advice
Do I need quickbooks?
QUESTION | BY Mike Seaman | 29 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/10/20

Or is excel enough for generating simple invoices and basic accounting?

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How do I determine the best place to invest in real estate?
QUESTION | BY Joseph V. Scorese | 12 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/10/20

I am looking for to buy real estate in the Philadelphia area for investment? How do I determine the best neighborhood to invest in and should I go single family or multi family? The rates are so...

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What are the best tech tools for accounting firms to set up virtual offices?
QUESTION | BY Telsea Greene | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/09/20

Due to COVID-19, almost every firm has had to shift to a virtual office. What are your suggestions for an accounting firm in particular? How can we use these tools to stay productive and efficient?

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How do you acquire pandemic grants?
QUESTION | BY Tara Hatley | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/08/20

I want to know how to acquire pandemic grants. The was information given but no details about your company to get help with acquiring grants for business continuity.

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The Best Merchant Services of 2020
BY Lori Fairbanks

See our expert and unbiased reviews of the top 10 merchant services. Compare 2020's top-ranked merchant account services for free at business.com.

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The Best Credit Card Processors of 2020
BY Lori Fairbanks

Which credit card processor is right for your business in 2020? We review the top-rated services.

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How can I Increase my Mobile App Downloads & Installs?
QUESTION | BY Deep Gajbe | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/08/20

I created mobile application for my business, a Wealth Management & Investments Service. I'm hoping people will download the app and find it useful but how can I get more people to download it?

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How can I present my project?
QUESTION | BY nassir lahwel | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/08/20

I want American investors for my project, but the problem is that I live in Tunisia and I cannot do that. How can I present my project?

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How to Choose a Mobile POS System
BY Skye Schooley

Learn what features to look for when choosing a mobile POS system for your business.

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Is a Free POS System Right for Your Business?
BY Skye Schooley

Learn about the pros and cons of using a free POS system for your business.

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Everything Employers Should Know About Payroll Withholding
BY Simone Johnson

Learn what payroll withholding is and what it means for your small business's payroll process.

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Retail Accounting: What You Need to Know About Inventory
BY business.com editorial staff

What makes retail accounting different from accounting in other industries? Learn the different methods you can use.