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Unsecured vs. Secured Business Loans
By Dock David Treece | September 20, 2022

Secured loans have underlying collateral; unsecured loans don't. See which one is best for you.

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Credit Card Processing Guide
By Jennifer Dublino | September 20, 2022

Learn why your business benefits from accepting credit cards, and how to make them an option for customer purchasing.

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How to Use POS Data Insights
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 20, 2022

Here's how you can leverage data from your POS system to enhance your business.

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How FinTech Is Changing Business (and Bank Accounts)
By Ryne Landers | September 20, 2022

FinTech is the financial technology fueling innovation in payment processing, lending, wealth management, and more. Learn how FinTech is changing business.

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Should You Use a Business Credit or Debit Card?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 20, 2022

Discover which is best for your business – a business debit card or a credit card.

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Clover POS System Review
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

Clover is an advanced POS system for businesses that require highly customizable software. You can start with the basic features, then add apps for advanced capabilities such as staff scheduling,...

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Which Business Credit Card Fees Are Tax-Deductible?
By Dock David Treece | September 20, 2022

While individuals can't take advantage, business owners are able to deduct credit card fees and interest paid on their credit cards.

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How to Qualify for an Agricultural Loan
By Max Freedman | September 20, 2022

It can be difficult to keep up with the costs associated with running a farm. Low-interest agricultural loans help farmers stay afloat.

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How to Save Thousands of Dollars With the Employee Retention Credit
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 20, 2022

Here's how to get money through the Employee Retention Credit.

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Guide to Employee Bonuses
By David Gargaro | September 20, 2022

This guide explains employee bonuses, regulations, tax considerations, and various bonus structures company owners and managers should consider.

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Payment Gateway vs. Payment Processor
By Jennifer Dublino | September 20, 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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The Ever-Changing Landscape of Bots and Credit Card Testing
By John Canfield | September 20, 2022

Credit card testing fraud, driven by bots, is costly and damaging to SMBs and credit cardholders. Learn how to protect your business and customers.

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How to Choose a POS Cash Register
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 20, 2022

The ability to accept both cards and cash is a must for storefronts. Click to learn how to choose the best cash register for your business.

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What Is a POS System? (And Other Common Questions Answered)
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

You've been told you need a POS system, but how does one work, how can it benefit your business, and what are its advantages over a cash register?

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How to Choose a Mobile POS System
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

There are a lot of mobile point-of-sale apps out there. How do you choose the best mobile POS for your business?

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How to Properly Use a Credit Card to Finance Your Small Business
By Ruth Hoffmann | September 20, 2022

Planning on using a credit card to finance your small business? Here's how to do it right.

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4 Marketing Hacks to Help You Attract the Right Investors
By Jennifer Dublino | September 20, 2022

Marketing strategy is a crucial aspect of landing investors. Use your marketing skills to identify, message and pitch potential business investors.

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Everything You Need to Know About Installment Loans
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 20, 2022

Installment loans have stable repayment terms and fixed interest rates. Here's what else you need to know about this business loan type.

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How Business Bootstrapping Works
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 20, 2022

Thinking about funding your new business yourself? Learn how bootstrapping a business works and check out the pros and cons of this funding strategy.

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Spend Wisely: How to Get the Most Out of Your Business Credit Cards
By Jennifer Dublino | September 20, 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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POS Systems for Small Construction Businesses
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 20, 2022

With a POS system installed on your phone or tablet, you can accept payments on the job, send digital receipts, and accurately record payment details.

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The Ins and Outs of Farm Equipment Loans
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 20, 2022

Farm equipment is costly, and for many in the agriculture industry, it's imperative to find affordable financing. Read our guide on farm equipment loans.

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How to Choose a Bar POS System
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

Every bar owner understands that bars have unique needs, and so does your bar POS system. Learn how to choose the best bar POS system for your business.

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

If you are considering debt or equity financing, it is important to know the pros and cons of each.

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Guide to Choosing a Business Equipment Loan
By Julie Thompson | September 07, 2022

With a business equipment loan, you can finance machinery and other equipment costs. Learn how to apply for one.

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SBA Loan Default in the Time of COVID-19
By Jason Milleisen | September 07, 2022

If your business is struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic, get answers to your questions about SBA loan default and the offer in compromise program.

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Is Your SBA Loan in Default? Forgiveness Is Possible
By Jason Milleisen | September 07, 2022

Discover whether you are eligible for SBA loan forgiveness through its offer in compromise program.

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Business Loans for Veterans: What You Need to Know
By Meredith Wood | September 07, 2022

Check out these loan programs and lenders for veteran-owned businesses.

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6 Elements of a Successful Financial Plan for a Small Business
By Diana Wertz | September 07, 2022

You can double your business's chances of growth by ensuring you have a complete financial plan. These are the most important areas to include.

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What Is Cash Flow Management?
By Jennifer Post | September 07, 2022

Cash flow management is essential to a small business's survival. Here's how to manage your cash flow.