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Which Government Loans Are Available to Entrepreneurs?
By Adam Uzialko | July 20, 2022

Need a small business loan with low interest rates? Learn about the government loans available to entrepreneurs.

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How a Cash Advance Works
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 20, 2022

Don't have time to wait for loan approval? A cash advance gets you money quickly, but is the steep cost worth it?

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Business Loans You Can Get With Bad Credit
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 20, 2022

Business loans can be difficult to secure if you have bad credit. Here are financing options for businesses with poor credit history.

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When Does Your Business Credit Score Matter?
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 20, 2022

Your business credit score is related to but separate from your personal credit score. Learn what a business credit score is and why it matters.

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Balboa Capital Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 19, 2022

Balboa Capital is an alternative lender that provides loans for small and midsize businesses. Small business owners can choose from several different types of loans, including standard small business...

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SBG Funding Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 19, 2022

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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Noble Funding Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 19, 2022

Noble Funding provides loans to businesses beginning at a minimum amount of $50,000. It's a reputable company that has provided and organized more than $400 million in loans for small businesses, and...

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Crest Capital Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 19, 2022

Crest Capital is an equipment financing company for small businesses, offering funding from $5,000 to over $500,000. You can finance equipment from another vendor or partner with one of Crest's...

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Fora Financial Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 19, 2022

Fora Financial offers working capital loans for small businesses. Loans range from $5,000 to $500,000. This merchant cash advance company extends its offers to small businesses that have been in...

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Upserve POS Review
By Skye Schooley | July 01, 2022

Upserve POS can help you spot buying trends and better manage your menu. Read on to learn more about this iPad restaurant POS.

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Stripe Review
By Lori Fairbanks | July 01, 2022

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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ProMerchant Review
By Jamie Johnson | July 01, 2022

ProMerchant is a credit card processor that offers transparent interchange plus rates and multiple pricing plans. If your business is considered "high risk," such as a check-cashing service, or your...

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Payment Depot Review
By Jennifer Dublino | July 01, 2022

Like other top processing companies, Payment Depot uses interchange-plus pricing, but it's membership-based, so there's no percentage markup, just a per-transaction fee and a monthly membership fee....

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Clover Credit Card Processing Review
By Jennifer Dublino | July 01, 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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Chase Payment Solutions Review
By Jennifer Dublino | July 01, 2022

Chase Payment Solutions, formerly known as Chase Paymentech, is one of the largest processors in the industry. It offers a wide selection of products to help small businesses accept credit cards in...

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How to Create Payroll Journal Entries
By Max Freedman | July 01, 2022

Here's how to perfect your payroll journal entries to avoid facing IRS fines.

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Common Payroll Discrepancies and How to Fix Them
By Sean Peek | July 01, 2022

Running payroll accurately is important for every business, but it is easy for mistakes to occur. Check for these 11 common payroll discrepancies.

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How to Get the Best Credit Card Machine for Your Business
By Jennifer Dublino | July 01, 2022

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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What to Know Before You Refinance Your Business Loans
By Max Freedman | July 01, 2022

Evaluate these five elements before you move forward with refinancing.

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What Is Retro Pay?
By Sean Peek | July 01, 2022

If you underpay an employee during a pay period, you owe them retro pay for the following paycheck. Find out what retro pay is and how to calculate it.

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Everything You Need to Know About Cash Flow Statements
By Mona Bushnell | July 01, 2022

Learn why cash flow statements are a vital part of financial tracking and many financial activities.

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What Is a Credit Card Imprinter?
By Jennifer Post | July 01, 2022

Credit card imprinters used to be a popular tool for small businesses. As they have fallen out of favor for many, learn if they're still a fit for you.

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Traditional vs. Roth IRAs: What SMB Owners Must Know
By Max Freedman | July 01, 2022

SMB owners are responsible for their own nest eggs. Which retirement account should they choose? Compare the pros and cons of traditional and Roth IRAs.

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12 Reasons Your Restaurant Needs Modern POS Software
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 01, 2022

From tracking inventory to running promotions, there's a lot of benefits to using a POS system for your restaurant.

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The Role of a Strong Accounting and Finance Team in Seeking Capital
By Matthew G. | July 01, 2022

You may be tempted to neglect the accounting side of your business, but you might also be hurting your access to capital.

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Why Term Loans Are a Favorite Among Small Businesses
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 01, 2022

Term loans come in many flavors. Here's everything you need to know about this type of small business loans.

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Stripe vs. Square
By Jennifer Dublino | July 01, 2022

Learn how Stripe and Square stack up against each other in terms of pricing, software, hardware, security and customer support.

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Need a Loan? Lending Trends That Are Increasing Your Chances of Getting Funds
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 01, 2022

From tighter lending criteria to the rise of payment processors, many changes are underway in small business lending.

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7 Accounting Mistakes That Cost Small Businesses Significant Growth
By Jamie Johnson | July 01, 2022

Minor small business accounting errors can have a significant effect on your business's finances. Learn the most common accounting mistakes to avoid.

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Shopify vs. Square: Which Is Best for Your E-Commerce Business?
By Jamie Johnson | July 01, 2022

Shopify and Square are two popular POS systems for e-commerce. Learn how Shopify vs. Square compares and where each one stands out or falls short.