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Best Business Loans for 2022
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 28, 2022

Here are the best business loans and financing options available to small businesses. We highlight the best lenders for SBA loans, conventional loans, as well as the best alternative lenders.

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Best Payroll Services for 2022
By Chad Brooks | June 28, 2022

We've conducted extensive research to find the best payroll service providers for small businesses in 2022, including solutions for sole proprietors and household employers.

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Best Accounting Software for Small Business in 2022
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 28, 2022

We researched dozens of accounting software applications and recommend these vendors as the best accounting software and invoice generators of 2022.

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10 Mobile Credit Card Processing Myths Busted
By Max Freedman | June 24, 2022

Mobile credit card processing doesn't deserve the negative rap it sometimes gets. See common mobile credit card processing myths get debunked.

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A Guide to Choosing the Right Small Business Loan
By Matt D’Angelo | June 17, 2022

Small business loans are a way to close cash flow gaps, pay for pricey equipment and grow the business. Here’s what to look for in one.

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Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software
By Adam Uzialko | June 17, 2022

To find the best accounting software for your small business, consider compliance, cost, reporting, tracking, and other accounting software features.

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FreshBooks vs. QuickBooks Online
By Trish Petak | June 17, 2022

FreshBooks and QuickBooks are accounting solutions for small businesses. Compare their features and pricing to see which one is best for you.

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Best Credit Card Processing Companies of 2022
By Mike Berner | June 17, 2022

This list of 12 best credit card processors and buyer's guide will help you choose the right credit card processor for your small business.

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Chase Payment Solutions Review
By Mike Berner | June 17, 2022

Chase Merchant Services, formerly known as Chase Paymentech, is one of the largest processors in the industry. It offers a wide range of products to help small businesses accept credit cards in...

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Clover Credit Card Processing Review
By Mike Berner | June 17, 2022

Clover is an advanced POS system for businesses that require highly customizable software. You can start with the basic features, then add apps for advanced capabilities such as staff scheduling,...

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ProMerchant Review
By Mike Berner | June 17, 2022

ProMerchant is a credit card processor that offers transparent interchange-plus rates and multiple pricing plans. If your business is considered "high risk," such as a check-cashing service,...

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Merchant One Review
By Mike Berner | June 17, 2022

Merchant One offers processing solutions for small businesses that accept card payments in-store, online, on the go, or by mail and phone order. It approves a high percentage of applicants, can set...

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Stripe Review
By Lori Fairbanks | June 15, 2022

Stripe is the best online credit card processor because it's easy to use and has transparent pricing, extra features, and custom options.

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Flagship Merchant Services Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 15, 2022

Flagship Merchant Services is our pick for the credit card processor with the best flexible terms, because it offers customers month-to-month service with no early termination fee.

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National Processing Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 15, 2022

National Processing is the best credit card processor for low transaction rates because of its low interchange-plus rates and rate-lock guarantee.

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Helcim Review
By Lori Fairbanks | June 15, 2022

Helcim is the best credit card processor for established small businesses because of its transparent rates and rate-lock guarantee.

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Square Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 15, 2022

Square is the best credit card processor for small businesses because it is easy to use, packed with features, and usable as an iPad or Android POS system.

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Payment Depot Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 15, 2022

Like other top processing companies, Payment Depot uses interchange-plus pricing, but it's membership-based, so there's no percentage markup, just a per-transaction fee and a monthly membership fee....

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The Best Employee Retirement Plans for Small Businesses 2022
By Dock David Treece | June 14, 2022

An employee retirement plan is an employer-sponsored benefit that helps workers save and invest a portion of their salaries, allowing the money to grow until they retire.

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The 12 Best POS Systems for Small Businesses: Our Top Picks for 2022
By Jamie Johnson | June 13, 2022

A POS system allows you to accept customer payments, track your sales, and manage your small business. See our picks for the best POS systems in 2022.

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Upserve Review
By Jamie Johnson | May 19, 2022

Upserve is a strong choice for restaurants that want full reports on their data, competitive pricing and excellent customer support.

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Clover POS Review
By Jamie Johnson | May 19, 2022

Clover offers a range of hardware options that outshine the competition and give businesses flexibility in customizing a POS system that works for them.

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Toast Review
By Jamie Johnson | May 19, 2022

Toast works equally well for a small restaurant that's just getting started and a large chain looking to service multiple sites. It has also done a great job of pivoting in the midst of the pandemic,...

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Lightspeed Review
By Jamie Johnson | May 19, 2022

Lightspeed is the best retail POS system because its pricing is competitive, the system is fully mobile, and you have a choice of integrated payment processors.

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Epos Now Review
By Jamie Johnson | May 19, 2022

Epos Now is the best POS system for ease of use because it's a versatile option that works well for nearly every type of business. It integrates with more than 100 apps, lets you choose your payment...

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TouchBistro Review
By Skye Schooley | May 19, 2022

TouchBistro is the best POS system for the food service industry, with key features for restaurants, cafes, food trucks, pubs and more.

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What Is a Merchant Account, and Do You Really Need One?
By Jennifer Dublino | April 28, 2022

Your business needs a merchant account to accept credit and debit cards in person and online. Learn how merchant accounts work and how to get one.

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Credit Card Machines: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
By Jennifer Dublino | April 26, 2022

These credit card machine questions are common head-scratchers for business owners. Here's everything you need to know about credit card machines.

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High-Risk Credit Card Processing and Merchant Accounts
By Julie Thompson | April 26, 2022

Learn all about high-risk credit card processing and merchant accounts, including the pros and cons, and whether your business needs one.

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Should You Consider a Merchant Cash Advance?
By Jamie Johnson | April 14, 2022

Merchant cash advances are a useful funding tool if your business is struggling with cash flow, but they can be costly.