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How to Choose a Mobile POS System
By Skye Schooley | July 07, 2020

Learn what features to look for when choosing a mobile POS system for your business.

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Is a Free POS System Right for Your Business?
By Skye Schooley | July 07, 2020

Learn about the pros and cons of using a free POS system for your business.

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Everything Employers Should Know About Payroll Withholding
By Simone Johnson | July 07, 2020

Learn what payroll withholding is and what it means for your small business's payroll process.

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Retail Accounting: What You Need to Know About Inventory
By business.com editorial staff | July 06, 2020

What makes retail accounting different from accounting in other industries? Learn the different methods you can use.

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What Is the Paycheck Protection Program, and How Can It Help Small Businesses During COVID-19?
By Adam Uzialko | July 06, 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program is an element of the CARES Act, a $2 trillion stimulus package passed in March. How will it help small businesses weather the coronavirus pandemic?

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Top Small Business Grants of 2020
By Simone Johnson | July 03, 2020

Looking for a business grant? Find out which grant programs can help you grow your business.

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What Is Cash Flow Management?
By Jennifer Post | July 02, 2020

Cash flow management is essential to a small business's survival. Here's how to improve your own cash flow management.

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Easy Ways to Slash Costs for Your Business
By business.com editorial staff | July 01, 2020

Looking for to lower your business's monthly costs? Here are nine ways to save.

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The Solopreneur's Guide to Retirement Funds
By Simone Johnson | July 01, 2020

Find out which retirement savings plans solopreneurs can use and how to get started with them.

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Expert Advice on Setting Up a Forex Trading Business
By business.com editorial staff | July 01, 2020

We spoke to Casey Stubbs, the founder of Winners Edge Trading, to learn about foreign exchange trading.

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The Roadmap to Peer-to-Peer Lending
By Joshua Stowers | July 01, 2020

Looking for a loan or other business financing options? Find out which loans and lending platforms are right for you.

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SBA 7(a) Loans: Program Details, and How to Apply
By Dock David Treece | July 01, 2020

SBA 7(a) loans are popular options for small businesses that need financing but struggle to secure funding through conventional lenders. Here's what you need to know about an SBA 7(a) loan.

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Should Your Small Business Bank Online?
By Andrew Martins | June 30, 2020

Some banks have eliminated physical branches in favor of computers and mobile devices. Is such an option good for businesses?

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Loans You Can Get With Bad Credit
By Adam Uzialko | June 30, 2020

If you have a bad credit score and need a business loan, these financing options could help you secure the funding you need.

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How to Start Budget Planning for Your Business
By Joshua Stowers | June 30, 2020

Need a business budget? Find out why your business needs to start budget planning.

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Rise of Click-and-Collect Options Presents Incredible Opportunities and Challenges
By Monica Eaton-Cardone | June 29, 2020

Contactless payments have recently grown in popularity, and it's important that we examine the long-term effect this might have on the market.

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How to Pay LLC Taxes
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2020

An LLC can be taxed as a sole proprietorship, partnership, S corporation or C corporation.

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How to Choose a POS Cash Register
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2020

Learn about the differences between a traditional cash register and a POS system.

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How to Apply (and Get Approved) for a Business Loan
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2020

Many businesses need loans to launch or grow. This guide will help you apply for a business loan and improve your chances of approval.

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How to Choose the Best Retail POS System for Your Business
By Skye Schooley | June 26, 2020

Learn what features to look for when choosing the best retail POS system for your store.

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Should I Start My Own Business During Retirement?
By business.com editorial staff | June 26, 2020

Retirement doesn't always mean not working. Sometimes, it means pursuing entrepreneurship.

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How to Set a Price for Your Service
By business.com editorial staff | June 26, 2020

Are you properly valuing the services you provide?

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FAQs About the IRS 1040 Tax Form
By Mona Bushnell | June 26, 2020

Here's everything you need to know about tax form 1040 and reporting income.

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Are PEO Payroll Services Worth It?
By Joshua Stowers | June 26, 2020

When you need help with your payroll, should you hire a payroll service or a PEO?

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How a Cash Advance Works
By Adam Uzialko | June 26, 2020

A cash advance provides you with fast cash, but is it worth the high price?

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SBA 504 Loans: Program Details and How to Apply
By Dock David Treece | June 26, 2020

The SBA 504 Loan Program is intended to spur economic development. Learn more about SBA 504 loans and how to apply for funding.

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5 POS Reports Your Retail Business Should Be Using
By business.com editorial staff | June 25, 2020

Increase sales and minimize waste at your store with the data already in your POS system.

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Time to Ditch Cash? Why Credit Card Only Might Make Sense
By business.com editorial staff | June 25, 2020

Consider the advantages and disadvantages of moving to a cashless system.

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What Is a Hard Money Loan?
By Simone Johnson | June 24, 2020

Hard money loans are based on the value of real estate or another asset, rather than credit score or debt-to-income ratio. Is this the right type of financing for your business?

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Will Insurers Cover Business Losses From COVID-19?
By Dan Rafter | June 24, 2020

As restrictions start to lift, a big question remains: Will governments and lawsuits force insurance providers to cover businesses' coronavirus-related losses?