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Which Business Credit Card Fees Are Tax-Deductible?
By Dock David Treece | January 23, 2023

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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Line of Credit vs. Credit Card: Which Is Best for Your Business?
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Learn the difference between a business credit line and a business credit card so you can decide which one your business needs.

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Unsecured vs. Secured Business Loans
By Dock David Treece | January 23, 2023

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

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How to Find and Attract Business Investors
By Matt D’Angelo | January 23, 2023

Choosing the right business investor for your startup is important. Discover how to find an investor and which types of investors to consider.

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Disaster Loans: How to Qualify for PPP and EIDL Forgiveness
By Mike Savage | January 23, 2023

Both the EIDL and the PPP loans are eligible for some degree of loan forgiveness. Learn about the qualifications and how to apply for forgiveness.

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How to Apply for a Business Credit Card as a Sole Proprietor
By Andrew Martins | January 23, 2023

Discover how to qualify and get approved for a business credit card as a sole proprietorship.

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SBA Loan Default in the Time of COVID-19
By Jason Milleisen | January 23, 2023

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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Grants for Felons
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

The government and nonprofits provide business grants for felons who are looking to start a small business. Check out the full list here.

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Complete List of POS Charges and Fees
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

POS systems are more affordable than in years' past, but there are still several fees and charges you need to be aware of.

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SBA Loan Forgiveness for PPP, EIDL and 7(a) Loans
By Jamie Johnson | January 23, 2023

Loan forgiveness can differ depending on whether you’re talking about PPP, EIDL or SBA 7(a) loans. Learn the differences between each of these types.

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How to Use POS Data Insights
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

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

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What Is an Audited Financial Statement?
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Find out what an audited financial statement is, who prepares it, what information it contains, and why lenders want to see it.

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Debt vs. Equity Financing
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

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

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Types of Fast Business Loans
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Find out which fast lending methods you can choose from when you need a business loan and what you need in order to apply.

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How to Calculate Gross and Net Pay
By Julie Ritzer Ross | January 23, 2023

What's the difference between gross and net salary? Get definitions, examples and tools to calculate.

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Everything You Need to Know About QuickBooks POS
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Here's what you need to know about the QuickBooks Desktop POS system before deciding if it's right for your business.

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How Business Bootstrapping Works
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

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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How to Lower Your Credit Card Processing Fees
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Paying too much for credit card processing? Learn what good rates look like and get four tips for negotiating lower credit card processing fees.

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4 Ways to Boost Your Balance Sheet
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

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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The Benefits of Working With the SBA
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

The Small Business Administration provides a bevy of services beyond loans. Here's a look at all of them.

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Self-Employed Guide to Tax Benefits and Deductions
By Andrew Martins | January 23, 2023

Tax deductions are critical for self-employed entrepreneurs. Here's how to offset your tax bill with benefits and deductions.

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Everything You Need to Know About Installment Loans
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

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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Understanding and Utilizing Total Compensation Packages
By Patrick Proctor | January 23, 2023

Determining your company's total employee compensation is critical to keeping employees happy and attracting top job candidates. Here is how to calculate i

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Everything You Need to Know About Angel Investors
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Angel investors play a vital role in funding the big companies of tomorrow. Here's what you need to know about this investing group.

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How to Structure a Stock Purchase Agreement (Template)
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

A stock purchase agreement allows your company to sell shares directly to individual investors. Here is how to structure a stock purchase agreement.

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How Do Nonrecourse Loans Work?
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Here's everything you need to know about non-recourse financing.

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Should You Take Out a Personal Loan for Your Business?
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Before you take out a personal loan for your business, learn everything you need to know about that financing option.

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Why Small Businesses Need Online Payment Apps
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Here's everything you need to know about accepting online payment apps as a payment method from your customers.

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Everything to Know About Business Checking Account Fees
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

Here's a look at all the business checking account fees you could face and how to avoid them.

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Overhead Cost and How to Calculate It
By Dock David Treece | January 23, 2023

Overhead costs are your expenses that are tied to things other than the production of your goods or services. Here is how to calculate it.