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From loans and investing to managing your business finances, here you'll find a real solution to your every financial need.

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Private Equity vs. Venture Capital: What's the Difference?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 16, 2020

Private equity and venture capital funding are both considered alternative investments, but there are significant differences between the two.

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Mobile Wallet Guide: Google Pay vs. Apple Pay vs. Samsung Pay
By Adam Uzialko | September 09, 2020

You no longer need to carry a bulky wallet filled with numerous credit cards or cash.

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How Often Should Your Business Run Payroll?
By Simone Johnson | September 01, 2020

Knowing how often to run payroll is essential to managing a business.

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Credit Card Processing in High-Risk Industries
By Adam Uzialko | August 25, 2020

Is your business considered high risk by your credit card processor? Here's how to know and what that means for you.

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A Guide to Payroll Forms
By Simone Johnson | August 24, 2020

Find out which payroll forms your small business needs.

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What Should Employers Know About Their Payroll Records?
By Simone Johnson | August 24, 2020

Your business needs to keep payroll records but for how long? Here's what you need to know about storing payroll records.

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What Is a POS System? (and Other Common Questions Answered)
By Skye Schooley | August 21, 2020

Learn what a POS system is, how it works and how your business can benefit from having one.

Advice
I need a loan to expand my business, where can I get one?
By Gilbert Darko | 11 Answers | Last Activity on August 21, 2020

Here in Ghana, it is difficult and expensive to get a loan usually with a very high-interest rate. Can anyone give me advice and information on where I can get a loan of US $500,000 for a period of 5...

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Understanding PayPal Credit Card Fees
By Adam Uzialko | August 21, 2020

Using PayPal for credit card processing? Here's what you need to know about its fees.

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Advice
How difficult is it to take out a loan for my small business?
By S. Thomas Warden | 27 Answers | Last Activity on August 21, 2020

What should I keep in mind when approaching banks? Which banks and programs are best for startups/entrepreneurs? Are there other options that I should consider? Thanks!

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Are financial projections needed for taking out a business loan?
By S. Thomas Warden | 25 Answers | Last Activity on August 20, 2020

I am thinking about taking out a loan for my business. I know I need to put together a business plan for the bank and should include all historical financial data. What would I include for financial...

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Shopify vs. Square
By Skye Schooley | August 20, 2020

Learn the differences between Shopify and Square to determine which one is best for your business.

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PayPal Credit Card Processing: How to Accept Card Payments With PayPal
By Adam Uzialko | August 20, 2020

Accepting debit and credit card payments is easy with PayPal. Here's how to do it.

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How to Do Payroll
By Matt D'Angelo | August 17, 2020

Our step-by-step guide will teach you how to process payroll yourself.

Advice
What is the best way to capitalize on a new business idea?
By Ray Dickerson | 4 Answers | Last Activity on August 07, 2020

I am in the business of art production. I have essentially developed a new category/concept of art and my business involves the creation, design, and sale of these unique products. I?ve come up with...

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How are your business finances affected during the COVID-19 pandemic?
By Stacey Howard | 5 Answers | Last Activity on August 07, 2020

As a business owner, how has COVID-19 impacted your business finances? Which challenges are you facing and what are your actions to overcome them?

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What You Need to Know Before Pitching a Product Idea to Investors
By Dima Venglinski | July 31, 2020

Follow these proven strategies to create a successful investment pitch deck – with recommendations on how to avoid missteps when introducing an idea to a funding organization or angel investor.

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The Best Mobile Credit Card Processing Solutions of 2020
By Lori Fairbanks | July 24, 2020

With mobile credit card processing, you can accept payments from mobile devices. See our picks for the best mobile credit card processors in 2020.

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ATM Buying Guide
By Matt D'Angelo | July 23, 2020

Consider these five things before deciding if your business should buy or rent an ATM.

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What Are Chargebacks, and How Can You Avoid Them?
By Skye Schooley | July 22, 2020

Learn what a chargeback is, how much it costs, and how you can prevent it from happening.

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Understanding Stripe Credit Card Processing Fees
By Adam Uzialko | July 22, 2020

With Stripe, you can accept credit and debit card payments. Here's a breakdown of the fees you can expect to pay with Stripe.

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The Pros and Cons of a Payroll Card
By Matt D'Angelo | July 22, 2020

Paycards are a growing trend among small businesses. Find out their pros and cons.

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The Complete List of Small Business Tax Deductions
By Joshua Stowers | July 22, 2020

Looking to save money? Find out about the top tax deductions for your small business.

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How to Get Your Business Loan Application Approved
By Adam Uzialko | July 21, 2020

Learn how to better position yourself to secure funding to start or grow your business.

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Small Business Guide to Alternative Lending
By Adam Uzialko | July 21, 2020

Looking for funding? When banks let you down, consider an alternative loan.

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Selecting the Right Credit Card Processor for Your Business
By Austin Mac Nab | July 20, 2020

Selecting a credit card processor that is the right fit has major bottom-line implications for businesses.

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Stripe Credit Card Processing: How to Accept Credit Card Payments with Stripe
By Adam Uzialko | July 20, 2020

Stripe is a relatively new credit card processor that offers good pricing and features.

Advice
How can I Increase my Mobile App Downloads & Installs?
By Deep Gajbe | 4 Answers | Last Activity on July 16, 2020

I created mobile application for my business, a Wealth Management & Investments Service. I'm hoping people will download the app and find it useful but how can I get more people to download it?

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How can I add a CSV of insurance and finance data to my website?
By Messi Wealth | 3 Answers | Last Activity on July 16, 2020

I want to display information about finance, insurance, investment, and wealth data in a CSV format on my website to ensure readers have the information.

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What do smart businessmen do during recessions?
By Ruth Hoffmann | 9 Answers | Last Activity on July 13, 2020

There's always a business opportunity in a recession. Money doesn't really disappear. People simply begin to save and/or allocate funds to payoff the debt which created the good economic days before...