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Finances

Learn the ins and outs of what you need to have ready to secure funding for your business. We've covered the basics.

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Outsourcing Your Payroll? Avoid These Risks
By Brittney Morgan | June 23, 2014

Outsourcing payroll can help you run your business more efficiently, but small business owners should be aware of the risks that come with it.

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Online Payroll Systems Save Time, Money, Fines
By Brittney Morgan | June 17, 2014

For employers who want to avoid issues, implementing an online payroll system seems to be the solution.

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5 Reasons to Consider an Online Payroll Service
By Brittney Morgan | June 16, 2014

Many online payroll services can do much more than just churn out your employees' paychecks. Here are five other helpful tasks you can complete with online payroll services.

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QuickBooks Online Redesign: 4 Lessons for Business Owners
By Sara Angeles | June 06, 2014

It's not just consumers who have plenty to learn from the new QuickBooks Online upgrade and redesign.

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10 Things People Hate About the New QuickBooks Online (And How to Fix Them)
By Sara Angeles | June 05, 2014

The latest QuickBooks Online upgrade and redesign is going to take some getting used to.

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Mobile Credit Card Processing: Fees and Pricing Explained
By Elizabeth Peterson | May 07, 2014

Mobile payment processing can be complex. Here's a simple guide for understanding the costs associated with mobile credit card processing.

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The Best Accounting Software
By Sara Angeles | April 08, 2014

Before you start running a business, you'll need an accounting software to keep track of your nickels and dimes.

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8 Reasons to Outsource Your Payroll
By Chad Brooks | March 27, 2014

Entrepreneurs tell us why they outsource their payroll.

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Factoring Offers Financing Alternative for Small Businesses
By Sara Angeles | March 25, 2014

Factoring lets businesses raise capital by selling their accounts receivable. Here's how it works.

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What is NPV?
By Business News Daily Editor | February 06, 2014

Calculating the net present value, or NPV, allows investors to determine the present value of an investment over time.

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U.S. Savings Bonds: Low-Risk Investments
By Chad Brooks | February 06, 2014

U.S. savings bonds have long been regarded as one of the safest types of investments.

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What is PayPal?
By Business News Daily Editor | February 06, 2014

PayPal is one of the foremost online payment services, allowing buyers and sellers to make their transactions through a secure payment portal.

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Filing for Bankruptcy: Information, Benefits & Disadvantages
By Chad Brooks | February 06, 2014

Once considered a financial death sentence, bankruptcy has become a path to digging out from under mountains of debt.

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What is the Dow Jones Industrial Average?
By Business News Daily Editor | February 06, 2014

The index shows how 30 companies have traded in the stock market.

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How to Calculate Compound Interest
By Business News Daily Editor | February 06, 2014

Compounding the interest on a savings account can build a nice nest egg. Here's the formula.

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The Best Android Credit Card Readers
By Sara Angeles | February 04, 2014

If you want to accept credit cards on your Android phone, here are the best credit card readers.

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Q&A: How to Cut Your Company's Credit Card Fees
By Business News Daily Editor | February 04, 2014

Shopping around is the key

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5 Things to Consider Before Accepting Credit Cards
By Business News Daily Editor | February 04, 2014

Here's what you need to consider before your company decides to start accepting credit cards.

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Amazon to Launch Mobile Credit Card Reader for Small Businesses
By Brett Nuckles | January 30, 2014

Small business owners may soon have one more way to process credit cards.

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5 Mobile Payment Apps for Small Business
By Elizabeth Peterson | June 08, 2013

Accepting credit cards will cost you a premium. These five mobile payments apps are less expensive and more flexible.

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How to Accept Mobile Payments with a Smartphone or Tablet
By Elizabeth Peterson | May 29, 2013

For many small business owners, the easiest way to accept mobile payments is with the phone or tablet that you already own. Here are your options.

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Wireless Credit Card Machine vs. Square: Which Is Better?
By Elizabeth Peterson | May 29, 2013

Wireless credit card machines aren’t new, but today, there are mobile credit card processing solutions for your phone. Here are the pros and cons of each.

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Mobile Payments Options: 3 Types Explained
By Elizabeth Peterson | May 11, 2013

Understanding the difference between mobile wallets,digital wallets and mobile credit card payments.

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The Best Money Management Software
By Elizabeth Peterson | January 11, 2013

Want to start keeping track of your finances online? Here are the best personal finance software products.

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Surviving an Audit: What You Need to Know
By Business News Daily Editor | December 16, 2011

Six tips to help you survive your IRS audit.

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How to Turn Knowledge into Money
By Ned Smith | December 16, 2011

Joseph Hennessey, Small Business Innovation Research Adviser, explains

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The 10 Big Problems All Small Businesses Face
By Business News Daily Editor | December 10, 2011

What's your biggest business challenge?