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Need Help From Your Creditors? Ask for It
BY Dr. Cindy McGovern

If you need some help paying off your creditors, don't be afraid to ask them for assistance.

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Save the Planet With These Business and Personal Credit Cards
BY Janet Gershen-Siegel

Busy entrepreneurs may have charitable impulses but no time to act on them. Why not use business credit which donates directly to charity?

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Is a Walmart Credit Card Right for Your Business?
BY business.com editorial staff

How well does the Walmart credit card compare to other credit cards?

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The Best Credit Card Processors of 2020
BY Lori Fairbanks

After months of analysis (including evaluating 85 credit card processors), these are the best credit card processing companies for 2020. See up-to-date comparisons, reviews and fees for the top-rated...

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18 Key Considerations to Make When Selling a Business
BY Scott Gerber

YEC leaders discuss what elements to keep in mind before selling your company.

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Types of POS Systems
BY business.com editorial staff

Here's what you need to know about various types of POS systems.

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How to Help: Initiatives to Support Small Businesses
BY Andrew Martins

Learn what you can do to help other small businesses survive the economic stress caused by COVID-19. Here are some initiatives you can support.

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Can You Survive as a Cash-Only Restaurant?
BY business.com editorial staff

Can you go cash only and thrive?

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The Best Places for Purchasing Office Supplies
BY business.com editorial staff

Here are some solid purchasing programs for your business.

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The Best Business Loan and Financing Options of 2020
BY Simone Johnson

Looking for the best small business loan provider? We have expert reviews and feature comparisons of the top business loan providers.

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Small Business COVID-19 Diaries: Part 3
BY Adam Uzialko

COVID-19 upended economic activity and disrupted small business owners' lives. Here are stories from real entrepreneurs about how the novel coronavirus pandemic is impacting them.

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Any helpful primers I should know about before I apply for a bank loan?
QUESTION | BY Renata Harrison | 18 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/22/20

I want to apply for a small business loan. The banks I have researched so far have pretty tight standards for applying. Is there anything I can show or do beforehand to increase my chances of getting...

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How to Improve Your Financial Literacy
BY Lil Roberts

Entrepreneurs must develop financial literacy, a critical skill set for business growth, profitability and success. They can increase their financial literacy by understanding some of the basics and...

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How to Spend Paycheck Protection Program Funds and Obtain Forgiveness
BY Adam Uzialko

The SBA extended the deadline for businesses to return their Paycheck Protection Program loans to May 18. Here's what to know about returning your funds.

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What are the pros and cons of accepting credit cards as a small business?
QUESTION | BY Tamara Kenney | 18 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/20/20

I am a relatively small business (I work full time M-F and have a small business I run nights and weekends). Not sure if it would be beneficial for me to begin accepting CC as a form of payment. I...

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The Best Collection Agency Services of 2020
BY Skye Schooley

We've reviewed the best collection agency services for 2020. See up-to-date comparisons on features and the best prices for the top-rated agencies.

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Is Your CNP Fraud-Detection System Confused by Consumer Behavior Now? That Could Damage Your Business
BY Rafael Lourenco

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed how consumers behave. These changes could be causing a spike in good orders mistaken for fraud, creating irreparable damage for businesses.

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Outrageous Expense Reports and How to Avoid Expense Fraud
BY Sean Peek

There is no limit to what some people think is appropriate to charge to the business.

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The Best Accounting and Invoice Generating Software
BY Simone Johnson

Our team has compared the best accounting software for 2020. See up-to-date comparisons, reviews and costs for the top-rated accounting programs.

Advice
How do I put together a business proposal to secure a bank loan?
QUESTION | BY Valerie Glasgow | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/18/20

My uncle was renting a space on a retail lot that has other working businesses. My uncle recently passed away, and the owner has offered the entire lot, along with the storefront and an extra parcel...