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Contractor's Guide to Getting Paid
By Karina Fabian | May 26, 2017

There are steps you can take in the event you do not get your payment.

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Financing Your Construction Business
By Karina Fabian | April 25, 2017

Our guide lays out your options for funding.

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A Guide to Restaurant Financing
By business.com editorial staff | March 04, 2017

Which financing method is right for your restaurant business?

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U.S. Tax Considerations for Amazon FBA International Sellers
By Joshua Ashman Ephraim Moss | December 08, 2016

International sellers who rely on Amazon Fulfillment-by-Amazon need to know the tax code.

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Invoice Intelligently: 5 Ways to Get Paid Faster
By Renzo Costarella | September 26, 2016

Here are five ways to get your bills paid faster so you can focus on scaling and improving your business, not playing bill collector.

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Achieving Success Using Performance Improvement Plans
By Rosanna Nadeau | September 19, 2016

Experience shows that 10% of employees are performing below job expectations in most organizations. But performance can be turned around, when managers use Performance Improvement Plans effectively....

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Is it necessary to have separate bank accounts for each subsidiary within an Umbrella Corp?
By John Hughes | 9 Answers | Last Activity on August 26, 2016

Was wondering if it is prudent to have separate bank accounts for different operations/functions/projects within the same umbrella corp? From the accounting side, most account software can separate...

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Read Them Now: 7 Books That Will Make You Richer
By Daniela McVicker | August 23, 2016

Here is a selection of seven books that will make you richer if you take the advice into consideration and put it into action.

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How Freelancers Can Get Ahead With an Investment Strategy
By Deborah Anderson | August 16, 2016

Are you an entrepreneur who is ready in to increase the income flow? Here are some suggestions for that strategy.

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Calling All Angels: How to Attract Investors for Your Startup
By business.com editorial staff | July 21, 2016

Angel investors and venture capitalists can help you secure funding for your business. But how do you attract investors for your startup?

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Stop Working So Hard: Make Money in the Gaming Industry
By Sherry Gray | May 27, 2016

Getting Paid to Play Video Games Sounds Too Good to Be True, Right? Maybe Not.

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FinTech: The New World Order and Its 5 Pillars
By Oscar Jofre | May 19, 2016

Financial Technology, or Fintech, is changing the way the world manages and makes money. Here are the 5 pillars, and what you need to know.

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What's next in the space of mobile banking?
By Niladri Roy | 4 Answers | Last Activity on May 04, 2016

We have experienced mobile banking, social media banking, and m-commerce in every day life. Banking has become just a service like any other. What can we expect from the mobile banking space in the...

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How the Self-Employed Can Make Roth IRA Contributions
By business.com editorial staff | April 27, 2016

If you're self-employed, a Roth IRA is one of the essential retirement saving tools you need in your arsenal.

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Tax Red Flags: Four Easy Ways to Guarantee a Business Audit
By Deborah Sweeney | April 12, 2016

Audits are a pain, but if you know what triggers them, and how to keep the right records to fight them, they are much more manageable.

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5 Surprisingly Cheap Forms of Small Business Financing
By Marc Prosser | March 21, 2016

Looking for small business financing options that won't break the bank? These five inexpensive options might be work a look.

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Hey Money Maker: 5 Trading Tools Finance Junkies Can't Get Enough Of
By Christopher Jan Benitez | March 03, 2016

If you are serious about investing in stocks, then you need these trading tools. Get ready to make some serious money.

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Cashing In: The Top 25 Cities to Launch a Finance Business
By John Rampton | February 29, 2016

Whether you’re an accountant, financial advisor, or entrepreneur in FinTech, starting your own finance business in these cities is best.

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Checks and Balances: What Should You Look for in a Business Bank Account?
By Brett Chatz | February 12, 2016

Not every business bank account is created equal. There are certain benefits to look for before you accept just any business bank account.

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White Collar Criminals: The Most Famous Tax Frauds in History
By business.com editorial staff | February 02, 2016

These long fabled tales should serve as a cautionary lesson before tax season. Learn how to avoid making the same mistakes they did.

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Finance First: How the Financial Industry Goes Paperless and Stays Compliant
By Matt Peterson | January 26, 2016

Implementing document management software is not yet a legal necessity, but that could change during fiscal 2016. Learn more.

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The Big Future of Micropayments: What You Need to Know
By business.com editorial staff | January 11, 2016

News App Blendle Changes the Game With Per-Article Payment

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How FinTech Is Changing Business (and Bank Accounts)
By Ryne Landers | January 07, 2016

Bringing some Mountain View innovation to Wall Street's cloistered enclave

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13 Genius Tax Write-Offs You Need to Take Advantage Of
By Scott Gerber | January 04, 2016

Here are 13 tax write-offs that could save your business thousands of dollars. Bookmark it now!

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Relationships Matter: Seeing Customers as Shareholders and Ambassadors
By Oscar Jofre | December 10, 2015

By spending money with you, customers become investors. Here's why customers are your best shareholders and your biggest advocates.

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Sales Compensation ROI: Not Just Your CFO's Calculation
By Carrie Ward & Rebecca Sandberg | August 11, 2015

It’s one of the most expensive line items for businesses every year, yet few executives understand the return on this investment.

Advice
How do I "break out" of Pro-Bono work.?
By Emily Wheare | 14 Answers | Last Activity on June 24, 2015

I am looking to get my freelance business off the ground. I've registered myself as a freelance writer but I keep getting asked to do pro-bono work. How do I "break" out of this and start being a...

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How do I accept donations as an LLC versus a non-profit?
By Pamela Lozoff | 3 Answers | Last Activity on March 03, 2015

I'm partnering with yoga studios to garner funding for my programs at youth sites. The funding will be received as a donation i.e. fund a class for youth by paying for a yoga class. I'm not sure how...

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Digital Wallet: The Future of Pay, and Why You Should Care
By Dave Landry Jr. | February 23, 2015

Get up to speed with the future: the digital wallet.

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Finance Jargon: Learn to Talk the Talk
By business.com editorial staff | October 14, 2014

Use These Finance Buzzwords That Are Sure to Impress