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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.

Article
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.

Article
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.

Advice
How can I present my project?
QUESTION | BY nassir lahwel | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/07/20

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?

Advice
How difficult is it to take out a loan for my small business?
QUESTION | BY S. Thomas Warden | 25 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/07/20

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!

Article
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.

Article
What Is the Paycheck Protection Program, and How Can It Help Small Businesses During COVID-19?
BY Adam Uzialko

The Paycheck Protection Program is an element of the CARES Act, a $2 trillion stimulus package passed in March. How will it help small businesses weather the coronavirus pandemic?

Article
How to Build a Cash Runway in Economic Downturns
BY Dan Ambrico

The pandemic has limited access to once potent VC funding. Businesses must now look to alternative means to create a cash runway that will sustain them over the coming months.

Advice
How do I find a loan for a small business?
QUESTION | BY erin higgins | 12 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/06/20

Because of our bad credit we can not get the products we need to keep our business running. Is it possible to get a small business loan with bad credit?

Article
Top Small Business Grants of 2020
BY Simone Johnson

Looking for a business grant? Find out which grant programs can help you grow your business.

Article
What Is Cash Flow Management?
BY Jennifer Post

Cash flow management is essential to a small business's survival. Here's how to improve your own cash flow management.

Article
The Solopreneur's Guide to Retirement Funds
BY Simone Johnson

Find out which retirement savings plans solopreneurs can use and how to get started with them.

Article
The Roadmap to Peer-to-Peer Lending
BY Joshua Stowers

Looking for a loan or other business financing options? Find out which loans and lending platforms are right for you.

Article
SBA 7(a) Loans: Program Details, and How to Apply
BY Dock David Treece

SBA 7(a) loans are popular options for small businesses that need financing but struggle to secure funding through conventional lenders. Here's what you need to know about an SBA 7(a) loan.

Advice
What are the best tech tools for accounting firms to set up virtual offices?
QUESTION | BY Telsea Greene | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/01/20

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?

Article
Should Your Small Business Bank Online?
BY Andrew Martins

Some banks have eliminated physical branches in favor of computers and mobile devices. Is such an option good for businesses?

Article
Loans You Can Get With Bad Credit
BY Adam Uzialko

If you have a bad credit score and need a business loan, these financing options could help you secure the funding you need.

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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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How to Start Budget Planning for Your Business
BY Joshua Stowers

Need a business budget? Find out why your business needs to start budget planning.

Article
Rise of Click-and-Collect Options Presents Incredible Opportunities and Challenges
BY Monica Eaton-Cardone

Contactless payments have recently grown in popularity, and it's important that we examine the long-term effect this might have on the market.