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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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7 Steps of Purchase Order Financing
By Matthew G. | March 13, 2020

If you have customers waiting on orders that you're not sure your company funds can fill at this time, purchase order financing could be a good borrowing option for you.

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5 Benefits of Equipment Financing
By Matthew G. | March 10, 2020

Here are five reasons why your business should consider leasing or financing equipment.

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How to Decide Which Type of Business Loan Is Right for You
By Kiely Kuligowski | March 10, 2020

There are many types of business loans. Here's how to choose the right one for you.

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Does a Client Owe You Money? Step-by-Step Tips for B2B Debt Collection
By Jennifer Post | March 06, 2020

What do you do when a client won't pay what they owe? This step-by-step guide illuminates the B2B debt collection process.

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7 Small Business Payment Processing Solutions
By Maricel Rivera | March 02, 2020

Online shopping is becoming the new normal. Therefore, it bodes well for your business to offer flexible payment methods to your customers.

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The Role of a Strong Accounting and Finance Team in Seeking Capital
By Matthew G. | February 28, 2020

You may be tempted to neglect the accounting side of your business, but you might also be hurting your access to capital.

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10 Ways to Drastically Cut Business Costs
By Katharine Paljug | February 27, 2020

Cutting expenses is a priority for many small business owners. Here are 10 tips for drastically reducing the cost of doing business.

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6 Elements of a Successful Financial Plan for a Small Business
By Diana Wertz | February 24, 2020

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

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Bootstrapping or Investors: How Should You Fund Your Business?
By Deborah Sweeney | February 21, 2020

Is one option better than the other when it comes to your small business?

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Capital vs. Operating Grants: Which Does Your Business Need?
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 21, 2020

Learn the differences between capital and operating grants, and how to know which option is right for your business.

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Small Business Loans for Startups and New Businesses From $50,000 to $100,000
By Matt D'Angelo | February 18, 2020

Small, short-term loans are ideal for startups and small businesses that need some capital but don't want to be saddled with a lot of debt.

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How to Charge Interest and Late Fees on Unpaid Invoices
By Joyce Walsack | February 12, 2020

Customers not paying? Here's how you can successfully charge interest and late fees on unpaid invoices.

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How to Choose the Best Business Loan
By Larry Alton | February 04, 2020

Small businesses have a lot of funding options, but choose wisely.

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7 Money-Saving Tips for Credit Card Processing Fees
By Julianna Lopez | February 04, 2020

Here's what you need to know when shopping for a new processor.

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Biggest Financial Problems for SMBs and How to Solve Them
By Intuit | January 30, 2020

You don't need to be a financial whiz to stay on top of the threats to your wallet that cause chaos for your small business.

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Applying for an SBA Loan vs. Funding From an Alternative Online Lender
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 28, 2020

SBA and alternative loans are two very different ways to fund your business.

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Should You Pick the Cheapest Payroll Service?
By Simone Johnson | January 27, 2020

If you're a budding business owner, you may need an affordable payroll service, but is it wise to choose the cheapest one you can find?

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How Much Do Payroll Services Cost?
By Simone Johnson | January 23, 2020

Find out how much it costs to use a payroll company and how it compares to having a CPA run payroll for you.

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How to Prepare a Grant Letter for Nonprofit Funding
By Ryan Ayers | January 06, 2020

Grant writing is essential for nonprofit organizations looking to acquire the funding they need to stay afloat or grow.

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How to Ace Your Next Investor Briefing
By Howard Goldstein | December 31, 2019

When trying to secure funding, you need to showcase your business to investors in the best possible light.

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Why Entrepreneurs Should Have Life Insurance Plans
By Anand Srivastava | December 24, 2019

Find out how insurance policies could help with your business maintenance.

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Key Data and Analytics Small Businesses Need to Manage Finances and Drive Growth
By Tucker Mathis | December 20, 2019

Use of financial data analytics is a way to glean key insights from your small business’s past performance.

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10 Steps to Take Before Selling Your Business
By Heather Baker | November 20, 2019

Follow these steps to make sure you get the most out of your business sale.

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Venture Capital Winners and Losers: How to Stop the Bleeding From a Struggling VC Investment and How to Capitalize on Success
By Jack Rainer | November 14, 2019

Risk-taking is at the core of venture capital, and sometimes that risk can pay off in a big way. Other times, it can result in a problematic situation that requires a concerted effort to turn things...

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How to Cut Your Insurance Costs
By Chris Porteous | November 12, 2019

If you are looking for places to save money, you should look at how much you are spending on your insurance and see if you can take steps to reduce those costs.

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SBA Loan Default: A Complete Guide for 2020 and Beyond
By Jason Milleisen | November 04, 2019

Here's comprehensive guide to all your questions about SBA loan default, forgiveness and the SBA Offer In Compromise.

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Payment Gateway vs. Payment Processor
By Adam Uzialko | October 29, 2019

What's the difference between a payment gateway and a payment processor?

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5 Reasons Why Franchising Could Save Your Retirement Plans
By Eric Stites | October 28, 2019

Franchising is a solid option for people who are looking to better prepare for retirement. Here's what you need to know before making this decision.

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A Guide to Help You Choose the Best POS Software
By Skye Schooley | October 28, 2019

Learn what features to look for when choosing the best POS software for your business.

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How Retailers Can Protect Themselves From Payment Card Fraud
By Arjun Kohli | October 24, 2019

Small business owners have to be proactive and vigilant on several fronts.