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Dock Treece

Finance Editor
NY
Introduction
About Me

Dock David Treece is a finance expert who has extensively covered business financial topics, including Small Business Administration (SBA) loans and alternative lending. He is the Senior Vice President of Marketing at BNY Mellon and the former Editorial Manager at Dotdash. He also previously worked as a financial advisor and registered investment advisor, as well as served on the FINRA Small Firm Advisory Board. Dock brings more than 17 years of experience, including his time as an entrepreneur co-founding and managing a small business. His entrepreneurial background gives him firsthand insight into the challenges small business owners face and the tools and tactics they can use to succeed.

Experience
Co-Founder, Principal Consultant at The Content Management Agency, LLC
October 2021 - Present
Associate Editorial Director, Finance Editor, Freelance Contributor at Dotdash
February 2020 - August 2021
Finance Editor & Senior Analyst, Content Writer & Analyst at Fit Small Business
January 2018 - November 2019
Partner, Market Strategist at Treece Investment Advisory Corp.
July 2008 - April 2016
Education
Georgia Institute of Technology
Master of Science
Analytics
Dock's Activity
What Are Employment Credit Checks? - thumbnail
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What Are Employment Credit Checks?
Credit checks are routine for businesses hiring employees in sensitive roles or industries. Learn how employment credit checks work.
Updated October 27, 2023
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How to Make a Pay Stub
Pay stubs are an important part of payroll accounting. Learn how to make pay stubs so your employees can track their wages, taxes and deductions.
Updated October 20, 2023
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Bouncing Back: 5 Big Companies That Recovered From Bankruptcy
A financial crisis can destroy a business, but these five companies rebounded from the brink of bankruptcy. Learn how your business can bounce back too.
Updated October 24, 2023
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How Much Time Are Your Employees Wasting on Their Phones?
Find out how much time employees waste using their personal phones during the workday and how you can reduce such distractions.
Updated October 20, 2023
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What Is Business Collateral?
This guide explains how business collateral works and why it’s important when you're applying for a secured loan.
Updated October 23, 2023
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What Is Invoice Factoring?
This guide explains invoice factoring, a funding option available to businesses that turns outstanding invoices into cash in exchange for a fee.
Updated March 18, 2024
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How to Accept ACH Payments
Learn how to accept overnight payments electronically and offer this added benefit to your customers.
Updated March 22, 2024
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How to Calculate Cost of Goods Sold
Tracking cost of goods sold (COGS) is an important indicator of financial health and critical for tax deductions. Here's how to calculate COGS.
Updated February 23, 2024
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What Is Payroll Accounting?
Payroll accounting is the process by which businesses track expenses related to payroll. Learn more about it and how accounting software can help.
Updated February 15, 2024
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How to Create a Payroll Budget
Creating a payroll budget requires adding the total cost of each employee on your payroll. Learn to conduct this essential aspect of running your business.
Updated October 20, 2023
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Your First Commercial Lease: How to Prepare and What to Expect
This guide helps first-time commercial lessees understand what to look for before signing a lease on the place where they hope their business will thrive.
Updated November 29, 2023
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Why Small Businesses Are Good for Local Economies
Small businesses contribute greatly to local economies. See the various ways SMBs help everyone prosper.
Updated October 20, 2023
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A Recession Is Coming – Are You Prepared?
Find out how small businesses are – and aren't – getting ready for the next economic recession.
Updated October 20, 2023
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What Are Accounting Reports?
Accounting reports are statements that show the financial health of a business.
Updated January 16, 2024
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What Are Interchange Fees?
Interchange fees are costs you pay for processing credit card transactions. See how these fees may impact your small business.
Updated October 23, 2023
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Net vs. Gross Income
This guide explains the difference between net income and gross income, and which is useful when in your business accounting.
Updated April 10, 2024
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What Are Payroll Deductions?
Learn exactly how to calculate net pay and payroll withholdings for your small business.
Updated October 20, 2023
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Automation Can Save Finance Departments Thousands of Hours
Your business could save upward of 25,000 hours by deploying robotic process automation to handle financial tasks. Find out how.
Updated October 20, 2023
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What is NASDAQ?
Learn all about NASDAQ, the world's second-largest, tech-heavy stock exchange.
Updated October 23, 2023
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PayPal and Merchant Account Differences
PayPal and merchant accounts have some key differences. While PayPal users get an account similar to a merchant account, they also get a lot more.
Updated October 23, 2023