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ZarMoney Review
By Mike Berner | November 08, 2023

ZarMoney is a standout accounting solution with simple pricing and robust integrations. Learn why it's the best accounting software for report generation.

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Truist Loan Review and Rates
By Mike Berner | November 08, 2023

Truist is a traditional bank lender resulting from the merger of SunTrust Bank and BB&T Bank in late 2019. The company provides a variety of small business financing options, including U.S. Small...

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Stripe Payment Processing Review and Pricing
By Lori Fairbanks | November 08, 2023

Stripe provides payment processing for online businesses in 25 countries. Its developer toolkit allows you to customize it for your website or mobile app, and it comes with more than 100 features,...

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SBG Funding Review
By Mike Berner | November 08, 2023

Smart Business Growth (SBG) Funding prides itself on helping small businesses by making the loan application process easier. From a quick application process and minimal paperwork to fast funding,...

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Rapid Finance Review
By Mike Berner | November 08, 2023

Rapid Finance bills itself as a company offering fast and easy small business loans. The company lends to small businesses in any industry, as long as the business has shown signs of profitability...

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PayPal Credit Card Processing Review
By Lori Fairbanks | November 08, 2023

PayPal lets businesses of all sizes, including startups and microbusinesses, accept credit cards with minimal application requirements. It's affordable, has transparent pricing and terms, and is easy...

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National Processing Review
By Jennifer Dublino | November 08, 2023

National Processing offers credit card processing for retail, restaurant, and online businesses, as well as those that sell over the phone or by mail order. It has interchange-plus pricing and you...

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Merchant One Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | November 08, 2023

Merchant One is a top credit card processor with an intuitive platform. Learn why Merchant One is the best credit card processor for flexible pricing.

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Helcim Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | November 08, 2023

Helcim makes credit card processing simple and affordable for small businesses. It offers retail, mobile, and virtual credit card processing solutions with transparent pricing and month-to-month...

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Chase Payment Solutions Review
By Mike Berner | November 08, 2023

Chase Payment Solutions is Chase Bank's credit card processing arm. Learn why Chase Payment Solutions is the top credit card processor for data analytics.

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BusinessLoans.com Review
By Mike Berner | November 08, 2023
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10 Small Business Grants for Minorities
By Adam Uzialko | November 07, 2023

Business grants help provide free funding to minority business owners. Check out the most updated list of minority business and how to apply.

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5 Ways to Drastically Cut Business Costs
By Katharine Paljug | November 07, 2023

Small businesses often have slim profit margins. Learn how to cut expenses to boost cash flow, invest in growth and lower prices without impacting revenue.

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Should You Pick the Cheapest Payroll Service?
By Sean Peek | November 07, 2023

QuickBooks, Rippling, Gusto and Zenefits are among the cheapest payroll services that also boast a range of features for small businesses.

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Why Every Company Should Have a Business Savings Account
By Jamie Johnson | November 06, 2023

Learn why it makes fiscal sense for your company to have a dedicated business savings account.

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Understanding and Utilizing Total Compensation Packages
By Patrick Proctor | November 06, 2023

Determining total employee compensation is critical to keeping employees happy and attracting top job candidates. Here is how to calculate it.

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How to Self-Fund Your Business
By Sean Peek | November 06, 2023

While self-funding a business is difficult, it isn’t impossible. Here are important tips for entrepreneurs considering the idea.

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SBA Loan Forgiveness for PPP, EIDL and 7(a) Loans
By Jamie Johnson | November 06, 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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PayPal Credit Card Processing: How to Accept Card Payments With PayPal
By Adam Uzialko | November 06, 2023

PayPal has affordable payment processing services and no long-term contracts. Learn how your company can accept credit and debit card payments with PayPal.

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Credit Card Payment Processing Rules and Laws You Need to Know About
By Jennifer Dublino | November 06, 2023

Credit cards are a common way to make purchases, but businesses must abide by certain rules and regulations, including the PCI Data Security Standard.

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Why Small Businesses Need Online Payment Apps
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 06, 2023

More and more customers prefer to purchase items using online payment apps. Here are the pros and cons of your business offering this method.

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How to Calculate Night Shift Differential Pay
By Max Freedman | November 06, 2023

Night shift differential pay applies to employees who don't typically work night shifts. Learn how to calculate and apply night shift differential pay.

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You Can Do It: How to Start a Business Without a Loan
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 03, 2023

Debt isn't the only way! Here are alternatives to getting a loan in order to start your business.

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How to Choose and Open a Business Checking Account
By Meredith Wood | November 02, 2023

Creating a new company banking account is important so you want to do your research. Here are three steps to opening your business checking account.

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What Are Chargebacks, and How Can You Avoid Them?
By Skye Schooley | November 02, 2023

Chargebacks are issued by card issuers or banks at the request of customers. Learn what a chargeback is, how much it costs, and how you can prevent them.

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How to Apply for a Business Credit Card
By Dock David Treece | November 02, 2023

A business credit card has distinct advantages, like simplified accounting. Learn how to choose, apply for and qualify for a business credit card.

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Is Your SBA Loan in Default? Forgiveness Is Possible
By Jason Milleisen | November 02, 2023

Defaulting on an SBA loan is serious; you can face bank levies, wage garnishment and foreclosure. But some cases allow forgiveness. Learn if you qualify.

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How to Calculate Gross and Net Pay
By Julie Ritzer Ross | November 01, 2023

In order to pay your employees correctly each pay period, you need to know how to calculate gross and net pay. Learn how to ensure your payroll is precise.

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How to Apply for a Business Credit Card if You Have Bad Credit
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 01, 2023

Qualifying for a business credit card with bad credit is hard but not impossible. Learn about card options if you have bad credit, such as secured cards.

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Everything to Know About Business Checking Account Fees
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 01, 2023

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