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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.

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How to Define Accounting for Businesses
By Matt D’Angelo | January 20, 2022

Learn the basic concepts of accounting so you can manage your company's financials.

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Medical Billing and Collection Tips From the Pros
By Paula Fernandes | January 14, 2022

Medical billing is complicated, but these tips from healthcare pros can help.

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6 Confusing Things About Accepting Credit Cards
By Marci Martin | January 14, 2022

Remove the confusion around accepting credit cards at your small business and learn what to look out for in a credit card processing company.

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When Community Banks Die: How Small Businesses Are Affected
By Matt D’Angelo | January 14, 2022

Community banking can be a great funding resource if national options don't fit your needs. So what does its decline mean for small businesses?

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A Guide to Bonus Depreciation
By Jamie Johnson | January 13, 2022

Not sure what bonus depreciation is or how to track it? Learn how to claim bonus depreciation for your business assets in this detailed guide.

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What Is the Dow Jones Industrial Average?
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 11, 2022

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, or the Dow, is an index that shows how 30 companies have traded in the stock market.

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How Small Businesses Are Affected by Minimum Wage
By Adam Uzialko | January 07, 2022

As minimum wages rise and big businesses offer employees more money, how can small businesses compete?

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Private Funding Sources for Small Businesses
By Siri Hedreen | January 06, 2022

Private funding sources can offer much-needed investment capital to any small business's balance sheet. Here's what they are and how to secure funding.

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Cash vs. Accrual Accounting Methods
By Vishal Sanjay | January 05, 2022

Learn how cash and accrual accounting compare to one another, and how to determine which is best for your business.

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How to Create a Biweekly Pay Schedule
By Max Freedman | January 05, 2022

A biweekly pay schedule is the most common pay frequency. Here's how your small business can implement it.

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How to Accept Recurring Payments
By Max Freedman | January 03, 2022

Your customers and clients won't always remember to pay on time. Learn how to accept recurring payments to counter this problem.

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How to Accept Mobile Payments via SMS
By Max Freedman | January 03, 2022

SMS payments can help you obtain customer payments that might otherwise go missed – and that's not their only benefit.

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How to Set Up QuickBooks Payroll Direct Deposit
By Trish Petak | January 03, 2022

Learn how to set up direct deposit in QuickBooks Payroll.

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How to Create QuickBooks Payroll Reports
By Trish Petak | January 03, 2022

This guide explains how to create QuickBooks payroll reports and how these payroll reports can help your business.

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Still Not Accepting EMV Chip Cards? Why You Need to Switch
By Paula Fernandes | December 21, 2021

If your small business hasn't upgraded its technology to accept EMV chip cards, now's the time to do it. Here's why.

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Debt Collection Laws and How They Apply to Businesses That Owe Money
By Max Freedman | December 21, 2021

There are several laws and guidelines collection agencies must follow when collecting on a debt. Here are the laws that apply to you if you owe creditors.

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What Is Fiscal Policy?
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 21, 2021

Find out what fiscal policy is and how affects the economy – and your business – through investment opportunities, tax changes and unemployment rates.

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7 Smart Budgeting Tips for Small Business Owners
By Sammi Caramela | December 21, 2021

Trying to figure out your small business budget? Here's some expert advice on managing your finances.

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Should Your Small Business Hire a Collection Agency?
By Dawn Kuczwara | December 21, 2021

If you're a small or medium business, you likely don't have the staff to dedicate to chasing overdue invoices.

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What to Look for in Your Credit Card Processing Service Agreement
By Chad Brooks | December 21, 2021

Before you sign a contract with a credit card processor, you need to know what fees and terms you're agreeing to. Here's what you need to watch out for.

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What Is Inflation?
By Matt D’Angelo | December 21, 2021

Inflation can impact your business and the wider economy. Here's what it is and why it's important.

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How the New Tax Law Impacts Small Business
By Matt D’Angelo | December 20, 2021

The Republican tax plan has officially made it through Congress. Here's what it means for your business.

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How a Government Shutdown Hurts Small Businesses
By Adam Uzialko | December 16, 2021

From not having access to loans to not getting paid for government contracts, the impact of government shutdown on small businesses could be significant.

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How Your Business Can Accept Apple Pay
By Sean Peek | December 13, 2021

Apple Pay is a popular form of digital payment from customers. Discover how to accept Apple Pay at your business.

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How to Set Up a POS System
By Adam Uzialko | December 13, 2021

POS systems are necessary for any business that sells products. Here's how to set up yours.

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How to Turn Knowledge into Money
By Ned Smith | December 13, 2021

Joseph Hennessey, Small Business Innovation Research Adviser, explains

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5 Tax Changes Small Business Owners Need to Prepare For
By Nicole Fallon | December 13, 2021

Businesses will need to start preparing for tax season in just a few short months. Here are the major issues every small business owner should be watching.

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Small Business Taxes: Advice from the Experts
By Chad Brooks | December 13, 2021

With April 15 quickly approaching, Business News Daily spoke with several tax and small business experts about some of the biggest mistakes that are made when filing taxes, what deductions shouldn't...

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What Is Predatory Lending?
By Chad Brooks | December 13, 2021

Predatory lending practices include loan flipping, hidden fees and balloon payments. Fortunately, there are laws that protect borrowers.