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Latest: Advice, Tips and Resources in Finance

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Severance: Keep Your Departments From Going to War
By Ali Saleh | July 10, 2023

Season 1 leaves a lot to the imagination, but one thing is very clear: Lumon Industries does not want its departments collaborating.

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Everything You Need to Know About Angel Investors
By Donna Fuscaldo | May 30, 2023

Angel investors are accredited investors who use their money to help businesses they view as worthwhile. Learn how to find and work with them.

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What Small Business Owners Should Know About Direct Deposit
By Simone Johnson | May 17, 2023

Direct deposit is popular among large employers, but what options exist for small businesses? Learn more about direct deposit, including the pros and cons.

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Private Equity vs. Venture Capital: What’s the Difference?
By Donna Fuscaldo | May 17, 2023

Businesses can get a capital infusion via private equity and venture capital funding. Learn the differences between the two to choose the right option.

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12 Accounting and Cash Flow Management Lessons From a CEO
By Catherine vanVonno | May 16, 2023

Learn the best practices for handling cash flow and other accounting issues. These useful tips and strategies will help you manage business finances.

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How to Apply for a Business Credit Card as a Sole Proprietor
By Andrew Martins | May 01, 2023

Sole proprietors can use a business credit card to build credit, earn rewards and even out cash flow. Learn how to improve your chances of qualifying.

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The Ins and Outs of Farm Equipment Loans
By Donna Fuscaldo | May 01, 2023

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 Qualify for an Agricultural Loan
By Max Freedman | April 13, 2023

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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Small Business Loans for Startups and New Businesses From $50,000 to $100,000
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 13, 2023

Every new business needs capital, but starting out with a large amount of debt can be a burden. Here's a rundown of small loan options to consider.

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10 Credit Card Payment Services for Small Business Owners
By Jennifer Dublino | April 07, 2023

Ready for your business to accept credit cards? Consider these 10 credit card payment services to choose the right one for your small business.

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Which Is Better: Cash- or Accrual-Based Business Accounting?
By Sean Peek | March 23, 2023

Cash- and accrual-based business accounting are analysis methods for determining a business's financial health. Learn which is right for your business.

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A Nonprofit’s Guide to Accounting
By Katharine Paljug | March 23, 2023

Nonprofit organizations have specific accounting regulations and requirements. Learn what nonprofits need to know about accounting.

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Capital vs. Operating Grants: Which Does Your Business Need?
By Donna Fuscaldo | March 23, 2023

Capital and operating grants are two different ways to fund your business. Here's what you need to know before applying for a business grant.

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How to Find and Attract Business Investors
By Jennifer Dublino | March 22, 2023

Startups often turn to investors to help grow their businesses. Learn how to find a business investor and what to look for.

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How to Cash In on Your Excess Inventory
By Bennett Conlin | March 13, 2023

Businesses often deal with excess inventory that ties up cash and prevents you from investing in other areas. Learn how to turn excess inventory into cash.

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Supply Chain Finance or Invoice Factoring: Which Is Better for Managing Cash Flow?
By Sean Peek | February 28, 2023

How to assess if supply chain finance is right for your business or if invoice factoring would work better for your company’s needs?

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In Pursuit of Profit: Applications and Uses of Break-Even Analysis
By Simone Johnson | February 21, 2023

A break-even analysis helps you identify how much your business must sell to recoup costs. Learn how to use it to make smart decisions for your business.

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Restaurant Accounting: How It’s Different
By Dock David Treece | February 21, 2023

Restaurant accounting has specific needs and features. Here's a look at restaurant accounting methods and expenses, how tips factor in, and more.

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Unique Ways Small Businesses Can Increase Cash Flow
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 21, 2023

Looking to increase your small business's cash flow? Follow these tips to make sure you have enough liquid capital to keep growing.

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How AI and Automation Technology Can Help Accountants
By Jamie Johnson | February 21, 2023

Artificial intelligence and automation are changing accounting. Learn how to mix accounting, AI and automation for a balance of brainpower and technology.

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How to Decide on Your Company’s Fiscal Year
By Catherine vanVonno | February 21, 2023

Choosing when to start a fiscal year may seem minor, but this step can hugely impact your business. Learn the factors that affect your fiscal year's start.

Medical billing on a computer
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What Is Medical Billing and Coding?
By Leah Zitter | February 21, 2023

Medical billing and coding systems ensure that health providers get paid for their services. Learn the steps in medical billing and medical coding.