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Using Revenue-Based Financing to Grow Your Business
By Business News Daily | May 13, 2022

Revenue-based financing can help businesses find capital without incurring interest or losing equity. Learn the pros and cons of revenue-based financing.

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What Businesses Need to Know About Venmo
By Mona Bushnell | May 05, 2022

Venmo can be a secure way to simplify online transactions for you and your customers. Find out how Venmo works and how to set it up in our guide and FAQs.

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What Is EBITDA?
By Simone Johnson | May 05, 2022

EBITDA is a way to measure your company's financial health. Learn how to use this analysis tool.

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What Is Economics?
By Erica Sandberg | May 04, 2022

Understanding economic principles helps entrepreneurs see the big picture. Learn about the economic branches and applications, including the stock market.

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Credit Card Processing Costs and Fees Explained
By Julie Thompson | April 27, 2022

Learn which fees come with accepting credit cards as a form of payment, as well as how your business can reduce those processing costs.

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How to Handle Merchant Fees With QuickBooks
By Vishal Sanjay | April 26, 2022

If your business uses PayPal or another payment processor, you'll be charged a merchant fee. QuickBooks can help you manage and record those fees.

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What is NASDAQ?
By Dock David Treece | April 18, 2022

Learn all about NASDAQ, the world's second-largest, tech-heavy stock exchange.

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How Long Could Your Business Survive on Cash Reserves?
By Chad Brooks | April 18, 2022

The average small business can only last 27 days without cash inflows. How long would your company make it?

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Should You Borrow From Your 401(k)?
By Joyce Walsack | April 14, 2022

Before you borrow against your 401(k), learn the pros and cons of this funding strategy.

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How to Offer Payroll Advances
By Julie Thompson | April 14, 2022

It may benefit employees if you can offer them a payroll advance in times of financial emergencies. Here's how to offer an advance to your employees.

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What Are Payroll Liabilities?
By Julie Thompson | April 12, 2022

Every expense associated with payroll is a payroll liability. That includes wages, taxes and payroll service costs.

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Self-Employed 401(k) Plans: Frequently Asked Questions
By Heather Larson | April 12, 2022

Check out the answers to these frequently asked questions about self-employed 401k plans.

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Should You Offer a 401(k) Plan – and to Whom?
By Julie Ritzer Ross | April 12, 2022

Employee retirement plans can be beneficial for your business. Learn why you should consider offering one.

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Which Payroll Forms Do Employers Need?
By Max Freedman | April 12, 2022

Learn all about the payroll forms small business owners must file or obtain, and how payroll software can help.

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15 Accounting Payment Terms and How to Work With Them
By Jamie Johnson | March 10, 2022

Get your customers to pay their bills quickly with these accounting payment terms and strategies.

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What’s the Difference Between Accountants and Bookkeepers?
By Donna Fuscaldo | March 08, 2022

Business owners may consider hiring an accountant or bookkeeper. Learn the difference and how to choose the right financial help for your company.

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Small Business Valuation: How to Determine Your Business’s Worth
By Bennett Conlin | March 07, 2022

Accurately gauging your business's value isn't an exact science. Learn valuation methods, how to calculate your business's value and why it's important.

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Workers’ Compensation Insurance: What SMBs Need to Know
By Katharine Paljug | March 04, 2022

Workers' compensation insurance is a necessity for any business with employees. Learn why you need workers' comp, what it covers, and how to handle claims.

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Accounting Ratios and Formulas: The Basics You Need to Know
By Matt D’Angelo | March 01, 2022

Learn how accounting ratios and formulas work, and why you should use these accounting tools for your small business.

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What Is Cost Allocation?
By Dachondra Cason | March 01, 2022

Cost allocation is a process businesses use to identify costs. Here's everything you need to know.

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Is Equipment Considered an Asset?
By Julie Thompson | March 01, 2022

Equipment can be both an asset and a liability in business accounting. Learn how to classify it properly on your balance sheet.

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6 Credit Card Processing Scams to Avoid
By Dachondra Cason | February 28, 2022

This guide identifies common credit card processing scams that target small businesses and offers advice on how to avoid falling victim to a scammer.

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How to Calculate Compound Interest
By Erica Sandberg | February 28, 2022

This guide explains what compound interest is and how to calculate it for your small business.

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How to Run Payroll in QuickBooks
By Trish Petak | February 17, 2022

Learn how to process payroll in QuickBooks Online with this step-by-step guide.

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Ready for Real Estate? Now Could Be the Time for Your Biz to Buy
By Shayna Waltower | February 15, 2022

It's a good time for small businesses to buy property. Here's what you need to know to start acquiring commercial real estate.

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How Next-Day Payment Can Help SMB Cash Flow
By Matt D’Angelo | February 14, 2022

Learn how next-day payments and other quick loan options can bolster your small business's cash flow.

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What Small Businesses Should Know About Cryptocurrency
By Adam Uzialko | February 09, 2022

Thinking about incorporating a crytpcurrency into your business's financial strategy? Here's what you need to know.

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Filing for Bankruptcy: Information, Benefits and Disadvantages
By Chad Brooks | February 09, 2022

Bankruptcy helps people and businesses get a fresh start financially. Learn what filing for bankruptcy entails, as well as its benefits and disadvantages.

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Kabbage Payments: What You Need to Know
By Andrew Martins | January 25, 2022

Learn how you can use Kabbage Payments to accept invoice payments online and request them through a custom pay link.

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Struggling for Cash Flow? Strategies for Survival
By Skye Schooley | January 21, 2022

If your business's cash flow is lagging, learn the nine tips experts recommend for survival.