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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
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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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 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.

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.

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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.

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?

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.

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Easy Ways to Slash Costs for Your Business
BY business.com editorial staff

Looking for to lower your business's monthly costs? Here are nine ways to save.

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.

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Expert Advice on Setting Up a Forex Trading Business
BY business.com editorial staff

We spoke to Casey Stubbs, the founder of Winners Edge Trading, to learn about foreign exchange trading.

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.

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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?

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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.

Article
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.