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How a Bridge Loan Can Hold Your Business Over
By Dock David Treece | July 20, 2022

This guide explains how bridge loans work and how businesses can use them to purchase assets or complete projects.

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Pros and Cons of Merchant Cash Advance Loans
By Max Freedman | July 20, 2022

Considering a merchant cash advance for your business? Before accepting one, learn the pros and cons.

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How to Know an Investor Is Offering You a Good Deal
By Adam Uzialko | July 20, 2022

Before you sell equity, make sure the capital is well worth it. Here's how to spot a good investment deal.

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Which Financing Option Is Best for Your Small Business – a Line of Credit or a Term Loan?
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 20, 2022

You need to know which type of loan is best for your small business's situation. Learn the difference between term loans and lines of credit.

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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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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 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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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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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.

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Revenue vs. Income: What’s the Difference?
By Dock David Treece | July 01, 2022

Learn how the relationship between revenue and income affects your business and its value.

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Private Equity vs. Venture Capital: What’s the Difference?
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 01, 2022

Discover the differences between private equity and venture capital to help you figure out which could work for your business funding.

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What Are Payroll Liabilities?
By Julie Thompson | July 01, 2022

Payroll liabilities are payroll-related fees your company owes. Learn payroll liability types, how they differ from payroll expenses, and how to pay them.

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How to Create and Send Invoices With PayPal
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 01, 2022

Want to send a professional invoice via PayPal? Follow this guide to learn how.

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Hidden Gotchas in Your Business Loan Repayment Terms
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

There's more to a loan than paying your monthly installment. Look for these hidden terms and fees a lender might include in a loan agreement.

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The Best Way to Take Payments With Your iPhone
By Jennifer Dublino | June 29, 2022

Mobile payments are easy with your Apple device. The only other things you need are a credit card processor, a credit card reader and an iPhone app.

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A Guide to Payroll Forms
By Simone Johnson | June 29, 2022

As a small business owner, do you know enough about different payroll forms? Click to read about payroll deduction forms, certified payroll forms and more.

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How to Find and Attract Business Investors
By Matt D’Angelo | June 29, 2022

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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Find Out Which Credit Card Payment App for Android Works Best for You
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

Choosing a credit card payment app for Android shouldn't be a guessing game. Learn how to find the best app for accepting credit cards on an Android phone.

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7 Medical Billing Tips
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

These seven tips can help medical practices receive reimbursements sooner and bolster their cash flow.