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5 FreshBooks Alternatives
By Dachondra Cason | June 29, 2022

While FreshBooks is popular accounting software, others might work better for your company. Learn about some alternatives.

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Payment Gateway vs. Payment Processor
By Jennifer Dublino | June 29, 2022

Do you need a payment gateway or a payment processor? What's the difference, if there even is one? Learn about a payment gateway vs. payment processor.

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How to Accept Credit Card Payments: A Beginner’s Guide
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

Accepting credit card payments is a must for nearly every business. Here's what you need to know to get started.

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What Is an Accounts Payable Process?
By Jamie Johnson | June 29, 2022

When you're running a business, an efficient accounts payable (AP) process is critical. Here's how accounts payable works and how to set up an AP process.

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How to Do Payroll for a Small Business
By Matt D’Angelo | June 29, 2022

Learn how to run payroll for your small business's employees.

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Is a Free POS System Right for Your Business?
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

When you're looking for your first POS system, free options can be tempting. But is a free POS system right for your business?

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What Are Solo 401(k)s?
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

Solo 401(k)s offer those who are self-employed a great way to save money for retirement. Here is how they work.

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Everything You Need to Know About QuickBooks POS
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 29, 2022

Here's what you need to know about the QuickBooks Desktop POS system before deciding if it's right for your business.

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Is It Time to Hire a CPA?
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

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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Business Grants for Women Entrepreneurs
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 29, 2022

Learn about the grants available to women-owned businesses.

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Guide to Credit Card Processing Fees
By Jennifer Dublino | June 29, 2022

Find out which credit card processing fees you can expect, which ones you should never pay, and how to negotiate better rates for your company.

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A Guide to Help You Choose POS Software
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

Learn what features to look for when choosing the best POS software for your business.

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How to Improve Your Accounting Skills
By Sean Peek | June 29, 2022

Accounting skills are always in high demand. Here are the skills all accountants and entrepreneurs should focus on improving.

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How to Get Paid as a Contractor
By Karina Fabian | June 29, 2022

When a client doesn't pay you for a construction project, what do you do? Read about your options in our guide.

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Spend Wisely: How to Get the Most Out of Your Business Credit Cards
By Jennifer Dublino | June 29, 2022

While business credit cards can be a good source of funding, if you aren't careful, you could easily find yourself in mounting debt.

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What Is GAAP? A Guide to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
By Jamie Johnson | June 29, 2022

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) ensure accurate financial reporting and help investors make informed choices. Learn GAAP's rules.

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What Are Assets in Accounting?
By Sean Peek | June 29, 2022

An asset in accounting is any company-controlled resource that generates an economic benefit for the owner.

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9 Ways to Take the Pain out of Your Bookkeeping
By Micah Fraim | June 29, 2022

Bookkeeping is vital for a business, but most business owners dread it. Here are some simple tips to make it easier.

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What Is a Hard Money Loan?
By Simone Johnson | June 29, 2022

Hard money loans make sense for businesses that need fast capital or can't access other financing, but a payback plan is key for this type of lending.

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The Top Accounting Challenges Small Businesses Face
By Alika Cooper | June 29, 2022

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

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What Are Liabilities in Accounting?
By Dock David Treece | June 29, 2022

Small business owners should keep a close eye on their liabilities. Learn more about what those are.

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You Can Do It: How to Start a Business Without a Loan
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 29, 2022

Debt isn't the only way! Here are alternatives to getting a loan in order to start your business.

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How to Apply (and Get Approved) for a Business Loan
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

Applying for a business loan can seem like a daunting task, but following these steps can help you apply and get approved.

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What Is Medical Billing and Coding?
By Leah Zitter | June 24, 2022

Medical billing and coding systems ensure that health providers get paid for their services. Learn the steps in medical billing and medical coding.

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How to File Medical Claims
By Leah Zitter | June 15, 2022

Medical offices bill insurance providers for clients' services. Learn what's involved, including HIPAA regulations, what to include and what can go wrong.

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GoDaddy POS Review
By Skye Schooley | May 03, 2022

GoDaddy is a powerhouse platform for e-commerce businesses. It has multiple POS plans that can be used to build websites and online stores, track sales and customer data, and accept in-person, online...

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Revel Systems Review
By Skye Schooley | April 25, 2022

Revel Systems is a restaurant point-of-sale system with an impressive feature set.

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Flagship Merchant Services Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 06, 2022

Flagship Merchant Services offers favorable month-to-month terms to all its merchants, with no setup, gateway setup or early termination fees. This full-service credit card processing company has low...

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Merchant One Review
By Jennifer Dublino | April 06, 2022

Merchant One offers merchants very good tiered pricing. Its low monthly fee includes PCI compliance. Read more about this credit card processor in our review.

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Payroll Reporting: What to Include
By Julie Thompson | February 16, 2022

Payroll reports list pay rates, hours, overtime, vacation, withholdings and more. Here's what your business needs to know about payroll reporting.