Finance

Everything you need to know about how your business can achieve financial success.

Presented by in Partnership with

Latest: Advice, Tips and Resources in Finance

Article
Sponsored Content
Business Financing Options for Every Credit Score
BY Dock David Treece

Regardless of your credit score, there are financing options available to fund your small business. Here are some ways to get the funding you need, even if your credit is less than stellar.

Article
How to Apply for a Business Credit Card
BY Dock David Treece

Need a business credit card? Find out what you'll need to qualify for one and how to apply.

Article
The 8 Cheapest Franchises to Buy in 2020
BY Max Freedman

Franchises are a way to own and run your own business, without having to put in the legwork to determine what to sell or how to market it.

Article
How to Find Funding for Your Small Business
BY Jacob Wolinsky

Securing funding for your business can be a bit tricky, but with a little bit of work and planning, you can get the money you need to build your dream business.

Article
Sponsored Content
Requirements for Getting a Small Business Loan
BY Dock David Treece

If you are in need of a loan for your small business, it's important to know these requirements and plan to meet them.

Article
The Risks Associated With a Personal Guarantee
BY Jennifer Post

Should you personally guarantee your business loan? There are risks with the rewards.

Advice
What are the best practices for invoicing clients and collecting on payments faster?
QUESTION | BY JR Rochester | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/02/20

I offer b2b services and had several questions about invoicing. -How soon is too soon to expect payment of invoices? Are 7 days too quick? -How often do you reach out if the invoice isn't paid...

Advice
What are the best software products used in the banking industry?
QUESTION | BY Roberto Romello | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/02/20

I want to know a list of recommended software products used in the banking sector that addresses a bank's core banking needs and helps manage evolving customer expectations. Please list out the...

Advice
What is the apt accounting software for start-ups?
QUESTION | BY Sofhia Thomas | 11 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/01/20

I want to know an apt accounting software that can be employed by a start-up concern. By this, I mean a software that includes all the mandatory features and is at a reasonable rate.

Best Pick
The Best POS Systems of 2020
BY Lori Fairbanks

We've compared the best POS systems for 2020. See up-to-date comparisons, reviews and prices for the top-rated systems.

Article
Should You Use a Business Credit or Debit Card?
BY Donna Fuscaldo

Should you use a business credit card or debit card? The answer depends on a few factors. Here's what you need to know about both types of payment cards for business owners.

Advice
When does a startup company have to start paying taxes?
QUESTION | BY Shania Redmon | 11 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/30/20

I want to start a record label eventually. For now I'm wanting to sell beats and merchandise. Do I have to pay taxes? What if I'm making little to no money at first?

Article
Should You Consider a Cash-Back Credit Card for Your Business?
BY Donna Fuscaldo

Small business owners stand to benefit a lot from using a cash-back credit card, granted they use it responsibly.

Article
Fixed and Variable Expenses: What Do These Terms Mean?
BY Sammi Caramela

To create a proper budget, you'll want to consider both your fixed and variable expenses. Here are some examples of each.

Advice
Have a budget template for your small business you're willing to share?
QUESTION | BY Kiely Kuligowski | 4 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/29/20

I am writing an article on small business budget templates and am seeking some sample templates to include in the article. If you have one you have used that you are willing to share, please send it...

Advice
How should I set the prices for my new clothing brand?
QUESTION | BY Dashia Saunderlin | 12 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/28/20

I just started my own clothing called Crowns Clothing Collection that I want to sell at an affordable price for my target market. Crowns Clothing Collection is targeted towards teens and young adults...

Best Pick
The Best iPad Restaurant POS Systems of 2020
BY Lori Fairbanks

We've reviewed the best iPad restaurant POS systems for 2020. Read up-to-date comparisons on features and prices for the top iPad POS systems for restaurants.

Article
5 Trending Digital Payment Methods: Is Your Business Ready For Them?
BY Sammi Caramela

Our world is becoming increasingly digital, and so is payment processing. Here are five digital payment methods that your business can use to process transactions.

Advice
How is Blockchain used in accounting?
QUESTION | BY Telsea Greene | 7 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/24/20

I?m putting together a massive financial professional round-up post. If you have just a few minutes to answer this question, it will provide some great exposure for you and your brand. Here is my...

Article
Guide to Choosing Business Equipment Loans
BY Julie Thompson

Need financing for business equipment? Here's what you need to know about choosing a business equipment loan.

Article
What Are Cash Flow Statements?
BY Simone Johnson

Cash flow statements break down the financial status of your company to show the money flowing in and out.

Advice
How do I determine the best place to invest in real estate?
QUESTION | BY Joseph V. Scorese | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/22/20

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...

Advice
What affordable accounting services are startups using?
QUESTION | BY Irina Mladenova | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/22/20
Article
Features of POS Systems
BY Sean Peek

Find out which features to look for when you're shopping for a new POS system.

Article
How to Apply for a Business Credit Card if You Have Bad Credit
BY Donna Fuscaldo

Qualifying for a business credit card if you have bad credit is difficult but not impossible. You may have to start with a secured card.

Article
Can (or Should) You Raise Prices During COVID-19?
BY Donna Fuscaldo

Supply shortages in higher demand and other pandemic-related expenses are causing some companies to raise prices during COVID-19. Should your business follow suit?

Article
Private Equity vs. Venture Capital: What's the Difference?
BY Donna Fuscaldo

Private equity and venture capital funding are both considered alternative investments, but there are significant differences between the two.

Advice
How can I get a loan for my cleaning business?
QUESTION | BY Nishcole Goggins | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/15/20

I have been in business for a year and seven months, my revenue is under the required revenue of most loan companies that offer loans and the time in business required is two years, along with a...

Article
What's the Difference Between a Secured and Unsecured Credit Card?
BY Andrew Martins

Understanding the difference between a secured credit card and an unsecured credit card is the first step in choosing the right one for your business.

Advice
what are the ways to find the cheapest accounting services in the UK?
QUESTION | BY Ghulam Mustafa | 7 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/14/20

I just want to learn ways to explore the accounting industry and how small and medium-sized businesses can take advantage of cost-effective accounting services.