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Financial Tracking 101: Best Implementation Practices and Best Tools
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 15, 2022

Finance tracking can help you keep tabs on the money coming in and going out of your business and aid you in identifying ways to grow your enterprise.

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Financial Accounting
By Dock David Treece | February 15, 2022

Financial accounting is documenting your business's finances, often with the help of software. Here's what every business owner needs to know about how financial accounting works.

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Employee Expense Reimbursement
By David Gargaro | February 15, 2022

In some states, employers are required to reimburse employees for expenses. In others, this could be a recruiting tool.

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Guide to Employee Bonuses
By David Gargaro | February 15, 2022

Offering employees bonuses is a good workplace incentive and retention tool, but there are many things you should know before implementing a bonus structure.

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How Business Bootstrapping Works
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 15, 2022

Don't want to take on debt or give up control of your new business? Here's how to bootstrap your enterprise instead.

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Accounting Ratios: What They Are and Why They Matter to Small Business
By Erica Sandberg | February 15, 2022

Accounting ratios give you a better understanding of your business's financial position.

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5 Trending Digital Payment Methods: Is Your Business Ready For Them?
By Sammi Caramela | February 14, 2022

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.

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What Is a Discretionary Bonus?
By David Gargaro | February 14, 2022

If you decide to offer compensation beyond employees' agreed-upon salary or wages, it's important to understand the tax implications and regulations of doing so.

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What Small Business Owners Should Know About Direct Deposit
By Simone Johnson | February 14, 2022

Learn about the pros and cons of using direct deposit payroll services.

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Debt vs. Equity Financing
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2022

Debt and equity financing are two sources of capital you can consider when raising money for your startup.

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Debt or Equity? Determine the Right Capital Mix for Your Business
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 14, 2022

Here is how to find the right debt-to-equity ratio for your business.

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Should You Pick the Cheapest Payroll Service?
By Simone Johnson | February 14, 2022

If you're a budding business owner, you may need an affordable payroll service, but is it wise to choose the cheapest one you can find?

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What Are Cash Flow Statements?
By Simone Johnson | February 14, 2022

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

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How to Improve Your Small Business's Cash Flow
By Sean Peek | February 14, 2022

Cash flow is critical for businesses, so cash flow management is key. Here's how to improve your business's cash flow situation.

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Why Small Business Owners Should Think About Taxes Year-Round
By Sean Peek | February 14, 2022

Tax season can be a very stressful time, but by folding tax planning into your business strategy, you can quickly and efficiently process your taxes.

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Business Loans You Can Get With Bad Credit
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 14, 2022

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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Business Loan vs. Crowdfunding: Which Is Best for You?
By Julie Thompson | February 14, 2022

When you're getting a business off the ground, business loans and crowdfunding are two ways to get a cash influx.

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How Small Businesses Can Budget for a Tumultuous 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 14, 2022

Creating a business budget for the new year is challenging when it's not clear when the pandemic will end. Here's how to budget for an uncertain 2021.

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How to Start Budget Planning for Your Business
By Sean Peek | February 14, 2022

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

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What Is an Audited Financial Statement?
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2022

When you need a loan for your business, potential lenders may ask to see your audited financial statement. Learn what this is and why lenders want to see it before they approve your business loan.

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Applying for an SBA Loan vs. Funding From an Alternative Online Lender
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 14, 2022

SBA and alternative loans are two very different ways to fund your business.

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How to Apply for a Business Credit Card as a Sole Proprietor
By Andrew Martins | February 14, 2022

If you're a sole proprietor, here's a step-by-step guide on how you can obtain a business credit card.

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How to Qualify for an Agricultural Loan
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2022

Start or expand a farm with agricultural land financing.

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Find Out Which Credit Card Payment App for Android Works Best for You
By Adam Uzialko | February 14, 2022

Accepting payments via Android is easier than ever. Which card reader is best for you?

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8 ADP Payroll Alternatives
By Julie Thompson | February 14, 2022

ADP is a great all-in-one payroll solution, but it's not right for every business. See if an ADP alternative fits your needs.

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Key Actions Small Businesses Should Take to Survive COVID-19
By Tucker Mathis | February 14, 2022

Take steps to preserve your cash and access, expand online sales pathways, and cultivate customer relationships to survive a financial crisis.

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What Is an Accounts Payable Process?
By Jamie Johnson | February 14, 2022

Processing your accounts payable is a vital part of running a business. Here's what you need to know about setting up a timely and accurate accounts payable process.

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How to Choose the Right Accounting Software for Your Business
By Jamie Johnson | February 14, 2022

The right software will help you track critical financial data in your business, stay on top of your taxes, and pay your employees on time.

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The 8 Cheapest Franchises to Buy in 2020
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2022

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.

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What Are 7702 Plans and How Can They Be Used for Retirement?
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2022

These life insurance policies are tax-deferred to build cash value.