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5 Things Most Small Businesses Don’t Know About Credit Card Payment Processing
By Jennifer Dublino | January 25, 2024

Credit card payment processing brings risks that can expose your small business to fines, data breaches and more. Learn what SMBs must know about payment processing.

Is a Free POS System Right for Your Business?
By Skye Schooley | January 11, 2024

Small businesses that must cut costs may consider a free POS system. Learn the benefits and limitations of free POS systems and some options to consider.

Spend Wisely: How to Get the Most Out of Your Business Credit Cards
By Jennifer Dublino | January 11, 2024

As an SMB owner you’ll need quick access to funds. Here is how to maximize the benefits and reduce the risks of using your business credit card.

6 Elements of a Successful Financial Plan for a Small Business
By Jamie Johnson | January 05, 2024

Improve your chances of growth and success by covering these bases in your financial plan.

How to Properly Use a Credit Card to Finance Your Small Business
By Ruth Hoffmann | January 03, 2024

Credit cards offer an effective way to fund a small business, but only if you pay off your balance each month and take advantage of the available perks.

How Much Do Payroll Services Cost?
By Sean Peek | January 03, 2024

If you plan to outsource payroll, CPAs and payroll services are good options. Here's a look at what CPAs and payroll services offer and how much they cost.

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TriNet Review and Pricing
By Jessica Elliott | January 02, 2024

TriNet ensures error-free payroll processing. Learn why we chose TriNet as the best payroll service with time tracking and scheduling tools.

How to Charge Interest and Late Fees on Unpaid Invoices
By Jennifer Dublino | December 21, 2023

When clients don't pay invoices, your business's cash flow is affected. Learn how and when to charge interest and late fees on invoices to recoup funds.

How to Choose a POS Cash Register
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 28, 2023

Choosing a processing system to handle payments is an important part of your business. But there is a register to fit every establishment’s needs.

Venmo for Business: Is It Right for You?
By Jennifer Dublino | November 16, 2023

Venmo is known for peer-to-peer payments. But Venmo for Business makes payments easy for small businesses. Learn the pros and cons of Venmo for Business.

Stripe Payment Processing Review and Pricing
By Lori Fairbanks | November 08, 2023

Stripe provides payment processing for online businesses in 25 countries. Its developer toolkit allows you to customize it for your website or mobile app, and it comes with more than 100 features,...

PayPal Credit Card Processing Review
By Lori Fairbanks | November 08, 2023

PayPal lets businesses of all sizes, including startups and microbusinesses, accept credit cards with minimal application requirements. It's affordable, has transparent pricing and terms, and is easy...

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National Processing Review
By Jennifer Dublino | November 08, 2023

National Processing offers credit card processing for retail, restaurant, and online businesses, as well as those that sell over the phone or by mail order. It has interchange-plus pricing and you...

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Merchant One Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | November 08, 2023

Merchant One is a top credit card processor with an intuitive platform. Learn why Merchant One is the best credit card processor for flexible pricing.

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Helcim Review and Pricing
By Mike Berner | November 08, 2023

Helcim makes credit card processing simple and affordable for small businesses. It offers retail, mobile, and virtual credit card processing solutions with transparent pricing and month-to-month...

Chase Payment Solutions Review
By Mike Berner | November 08, 2023

Chase Payment Solutions is Chase Bank's credit card processing arm. Learn why Chase Payment Solutions is the top credit card processor for data analytics.

How to File Medical Claims
By Leah Zitter | November 08, 2023

Medical offices bill insurance providers for clients' services. Learn what's involved, including HIPAA regulations, what to include and what can go wrong.

5 Ways to Drastically Cut Business Costs
By Katharine Paljug | November 07, 2023

Small businesses often have slim profit margins. Learn how to cut expenses to boost cash flow, invest in growth and lower prices without impacting revenue.

Should You Pick the Cheapest Payroll Service?
By Sean Peek | November 07, 2023

QuickBooks, Rippling, Gusto and Zenefits are among the cheapest payroll services that also boast a range of features for small businesses.

PayPal Credit Card Processing: How to Accept Card Payments With PayPal
By Adam Uzialko | November 06, 2023

PayPal has affordable payment processing services and no long-term contracts. Learn how your company can accept credit and debit card payments with PayPal.

Credit Card Payment Processing Rules and Laws You Need to Know About
By Jennifer Dublino | November 06, 2023

Credit cards are a common way to make purchases, but businesses must abide by certain rules and regulations, including the PCI Data Security Standard.

Why Small Businesses Need Online Payment Apps
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 06, 2023

More and more customers prefer to purchase items using online payment apps. Here are the pros and cons of your business offering this method.

What Are Chargebacks, and How Can You Avoid Them?
By Skye Schooley | November 02, 2023

Chargebacks are issued by card issuers or banks at the request of customers. Learn what a chargeback is, how much it costs, and how you can prevent them.

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Gusto Payroll Software Review and Pricing
By Jessica Elliott | October 11, 2023

Gusto helps small businesses manage payroll and HR processes. Explore its features, usability and limitations in our Gusto review.

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Clover POS System Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | October 03, 2023

Clover is an advanced POS system for businesses that require highly customizable software. You can start with the basic features, then add apps for advanced capabilities such as staff scheduling,...

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QuickBooks Payroll Review and Pricing
By Jessica Elliott | September 14, 2023

Pay employees and contractors with Intuit QuickBooks Payroll. See why this is the best payroll solution for businesses seeking an accounting integration.

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ADP Payroll Review and Pricing
By Jessica Elliott | September 14, 2023

ADP’s scalable plans and advanced payroll features make it the best payroll solution for growing businesses. Explore pricing, features and more.

Paychex Payroll Software Review and Pricing
By Jessica Elliott | September 14, 2023

Paychex offers enterprise-grade onboarding, payroll and HR features. Learn why it’s our top pick for larger businesses needing payroll services.