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3 Steps to Attract the Next Generation of Investors With Social Responsibility
By Brady Fletcher | August 13, 2020

COVID-19 brought CSR to the fore, and the increased consumer interest in it will remain. To capitalize on this, businesses must be transparent to investors and report on metrics tied to social good.

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Must-Have Tools to Keep Self-Employed Finances in Order
By Max Freedman | August 10, 2020

It can be difficult to manage your finances when you're self-employed. These tools make it easier to keep your finances in order.

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Tips for a Successful Financial Future for the Self-Employed
By Max Freedman | August 10, 2020

It can be difficult to manage your finances when you're self-employed. Here's what independent contractors and freelancers should know about building a successful financial future.

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What is the best way to capitalize on a new business idea?
By Ray Dickerson | 5 Answers | Last Activity on August 07, 2020

I am in the business of art production. I have essentially developed a new category/concept of art and my business involves the creation, design, and sale of these unique products. I?ve come up with...

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How are your business finances affected during the COVID-19 pandemic?
By Stacey Howard | 5 Answers | Last Activity on August 07, 2020

As a business owner, how has COVID-19 impacted your business finances? Which challenges are you facing and what are your actions to overcome them?

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What are the duties of a tax accountant?
By Sofhia Thomas | 14 Answers | Last Activity on August 07, 2020

I am planning to get a tax accountant to manage my company's taxes. I am curious about knowing what the major duties or roles of a tax accountant are.

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Small Business COVID-19 Diaries: Part 5
By Adam Uzialko | August 04, 2020

COVID-19 upended economic activity and disrupted small business owners' lives. Here are stories from real entrepreneurs about how the novel coronavirus pandemic is impacting them.

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What You Need to Know Before Pitching a Product Idea to Investors
By Dima Venglinski | July 31, 2020

Follow these proven strategies to create a successful investment pitch deck – with recommendations on how to avoid missteps when introducing an idea to a funding organization or angel investor.

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The Best Construction Estimating Software of 2020
By Joshua Stowers | July 27, 2020

Looking for the best construction software? We have easy-to-read, expert unbiased reviews, and feature comparisons of the best and cheapest programs.

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The Best Mobile Credit Card Processing Solutions of 2020
By Lori Fairbanks | July 24, 2020

With mobile credit card processing, you can accept payments from mobile devices. See our picks for the best mobile credit card processors in 2020.

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10 Small Business Grants for Minorities in 2020
By Adam Uzialko | July 24, 2020

There are many grants available for minority-owned businesses. Find out how you can take advantage of these grant programs to start or grow your business.

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What Small Business Owners Should Know About Direct Deposit
By Simone Johnson | July 23, 2020

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

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Small Business Guide to Restaurant Inventory Software
By Kiely Kuligowski | July 23, 2020

Wasted food takes a bite out of your profits. Restaurant inventory software can help.

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What Are Chargebacks, and How Can You Avoid Them?
By Skye Schooley | July 22, 2020

Learn what a chargeback is, how much it costs, and how you can prevent it from happening.

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Understanding Stripe Credit Card Processing Fees
By Adam Uzialko | July 22, 2020

With Stripe, you can accept credit and debit card payments. Here's a breakdown of the fees you can expect to pay with Stripe.

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The Pros and Cons of a Payroll Card
By Matt D'Angelo | July 22, 2020

Paycards are a growing trend among small businesses. Find out their pros and cons.

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The Complete List of Small Business Tax Deductions
By Joshua Stowers | July 22, 2020

Looking to save money? Find out about the top tax deductions for your small business.

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Tax-Filing Tips for Independent Contractors
By Andrew Martins | July 21, 2020

Striking out on your own as an independent contractor comes with its own set of tax hurdles. Follow these tips to help you file your taxes the right way.

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How to Get Your Business Loan Application Approved
By Adam Uzialko | July 21, 2020

Learn how to better position yourself to secure funding to start or grow your business.

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Small Business Guide to Alternative Lending
By Adam Uzialko | July 21, 2020

Looking for funding? When banks let you down, consider an alternative loan.

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Selecting the Right Credit Card Processor for Your Business
By Austin Mac Nab | July 20, 2020

Selecting a credit card processor that is the right fit has major bottom-line implications for businesses.

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Stripe Credit Card Processing: How to Accept Credit Card Payments with Stripe
By Adam Uzialko | July 20, 2020

Stripe is a relatively new credit card processor that offers good pricing and features.

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Do Small Businesses Pay Taxes?
By Skye Schooley | July 20, 2020

Learn how small businesses are taxed and what tax breaks small business owners can take advantage of.

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Hidden Gotchas in Your Business Loan Repayment Terms
By Adam Uzialko | July 20, 2020

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.

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What are your biggest financial concerns during the coronavirus outbreak?
By Matthew Gillman | 5 Answers | Last Activity on July 17, 2020

As a SMB owner/professional, how have you been financially impacted by the coronavirus? What precautions are you taking to try and protect yourself financially?

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How can I Increase my Mobile App Downloads & Installs?
By Deep Gajbe | 6 Answers | Last Activity on July 16, 2020

I created mobile application for my business, a Wealth Management & Investments Service. I'm hoping people will download the app and find it useful but how can I get more people to download it?

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How can I add a CSV of insurance and finance data to my website?
By Messi Wealth | 3 Answers | Last Activity on July 16, 2020

I want to display information about finance, insurance, investment, and wealth data in a CSV format on my website to ensure readers have the information.

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The Best Employee Retirement Plans of 2020
By Lori Fairbanks | July 14, 2020

Looking for the best retirement plans? We have easy-to-read, expert unbiased reviews and feature comparisons of the best employee retirement plans.

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What do smart businessmen do during recessions?
By Ruth Hoffmann | 9 Answers | Last Activity on July 13, 2020

There's always a business opportunity in a recession. Money doesn't really disappear. People simply begin to save and/or allocate funds to payoff the debt which created the good economic days before...

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Tech Tools to Manage Subcontractors
By business.com editorial staff | July 13, 2020

Upgrade from a clipboard and pen to cloud-based apps to track subcontractors' work.