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Latest: Advice, Tips and Resources in Finance

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What Are Assets in Accounting and Business?
By Sean Peek | February 14, 2024

Assets refer to resources that can be converted into cash. Learn how assets work, the various types of assets, how to determine an asset's value and more.

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How to Get the Best Credit Card Machine for Your Business
By Jennifer Dublino | February 14, 2024

You can choose from a variety of credit card machines with different capabilities and price points. Here are the best options.

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GoDaddy POS Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2024

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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The Role of a Strong Accounting and Finance Team in Seeking Capital
By Jennifer Dublino | February 14, 2024

To achieve financial goals you might need a top-notch finance department. Learn how your company can become more competitive.

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5 FreshBooks Alternatives
By Dachondra Cason | February 13, 2024

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

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How to Do Payroll for a Small Business
By Matt D’Angelo | February 13, 2024

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

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The Risks Associated With a Personal Guarantee
By Jennifer Post | February 12, 2024

Many small business loans require the business owner to sign a personal guarantee. Learn about the risks of personally guaranteeing a loan.

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What Is a High-Risk Business Loan and What Industries Can It Help?
By Simone Johnson | February 08, 2024

If your company is considered too risky by traditional lenders, a high-risk business loan might offer financing options.

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Find Out Which Credit Card Payment App for Android Works Best for You
By Adam Uzialko | February 07, 2024

If you have an Android phone, an Android credit card payment app can help you accept mobile payments. Find the best credit card payment apps for Android.

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How to Accept Credit Card Payments Using Your Phone
By Simone Johnson | February 06, 2024

Learn how to accept credit card payments from your smartphone or tablet.

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How to Process Accounts Receivable: A Step-by-Step Guide
By Jamie Johnson | February 05, 2024

Learn how the accounts receivable process works and how accounting software can streamline your business’s ability to track and collect money owed.

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How to Accept Credit Card Payments Over the Phone
By Adam Uzialko | February 05, 2024

Accepting credit cards over the phone can help boost customer convenience and satisfaction. Learn methods for taking credit card payments over the phone.

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Why Small Business Owners Should Think About Taxes Year-Round
By Sean Peek | February 02, 2024

Learn how to tackle taxes more effectively and get bigger deductions by folding tax plans into your overall business strategy.

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Pricing and Costs of Tax Consultants
By Jennifer Dublino | February 02, 2024

No matter what type of taxes you need help preparing, it's crucial to choose the right business tax consultant – and one whose prices fit into your budget.

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16 Tips to Avoid a Tax Audit of Your Small Business Return
By Andrew Martins | February 02, 2024

IRS audits are stressful and costly. Learn best practices and tips that will reduce your chances of getting audited by the IRS and help you stay compliant.

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Financial Tracking 101: Best Implementation Practices and Best Tools
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 02, 2024

Whether you do it yourself or rely on accounting software, finance tracking is essential for small business owners.

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How to Get PPP Loan Forgiveness
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 02, 2024

The pandemic’s Paycheck Protection Program offered relief to businesses. Here is what you should know about the loan forgiveness process.

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Business Debt: How Much Is Too Much to Carry?
By Jamie Johnson | February 01, 2024

To start your business, you’ll need money and sometimes borrowing funds is fine. Without proper management and care, though, debt can become problematic.

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The Difference Between an Accountant and a Bookkeeper (and Why You Need Both)
By Dachondra Cason | February 01, 2024

Understanding the distinction between accountants and bookkeepers can save your business a lot of money.

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How to Calculate Loan Payments
By Mike Berner | February 01, 2024

When considering accepting a business loan, it's important to develop a repayment plan. Learn about the calculation formula, amortization and more.

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What Are the Benefits of POS Systems for Restaurants?
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 01, 2024

From tracking inventory to running promotions, restaurant POS systems bring numerous benefits. Learn about the top features of restaurant POS systems.

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Complete List of POS Charges and Fees
By Jamie Johnson | February 01, 2024

Every size business can benefit from a POS system, and there are various prices and technology suited for every need. Here's what you need to know.

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CAKE Review
By Quinn Springett | February 01, 2024

Cake by Mad Mobile is an efficient POS system ideal for restaurants. Learn about Cake's ease of use, features, pricing, inventory management and support.

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TouchBistro Review and Pricing
By Quinn Springett | February 01, 2024

TouchBistro has helpful features like online ordering, reservations, loyalty programs and more. Learn why TouchBistro is a great restaurant POS system.

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4 Ways to Boost Your Balance Sheet
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 01, 2024

Want to improve cash flow or look good in the eyes of the bank or investors? Here's how to strengthen your balance sheet.

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What Is the Triple Bottom Line?
By Paula Fernandes | February 01, 2024

The triple bottom line uses a sustainability-based accounting method that prioritizes people, profit and planet. Here's how businesses utilize it.

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The Best Way to Take Payments With Your iPhone
By Jennifer Dublino | January 31, 2024

Entrepreneurs with mobile operations must be able to accept payments on the go. Learn how to accept payments via iPhone and which payment processors to use.

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A Guide to Payroll Forms
By Simone Johnson | January 31, 2024

Managing payroll forms is a necessary part of owning and running a business. Learn about the payroll tax and report forms business owners must understand.

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Hidden Gotchas in Your Business Loan Repayment Terms
By Adam Uzialko | January 31, 2024

There's more to a loan than paying your monthly installment. Look for these hidden terms and fees a lender might include in a loan agreement.