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Finance & Accounting

Looking to Offer a 401(k) Plan? Check Out This Beginner’s Guide

Looking to Offer a 401(k) Plan? Check Out This Beginner’s Guide

Offering a 401(k) sends a message to your employees that you’re invested in their future. According to research from Guideline, about half of American families have no retirement savings. What’s more: Less than half of small businesses offer a retirement plan. Consequently, it’s unsurprising that the research also indicates that employees who are satisfied with… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Financial Management

3 Ways to Reduce the Stress of Small Business Payment Processing

Payment processing, especially for small businesses, can be a costly and complicated experience. In today’s market, accepting credit cards and mobile payments is essentially a requirement to be able to compete. But a lot of small business owners don’t even know where to start. A simple Google search might reveal that your bank offers merchant… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Small Business Loans

6 Important Lending Terms for Business Owners to Know

Whether you’re in the beginning stages of launching your small business or have been around for 20 years, seeking business financing can feel overwhelming. Having a good grasp of the essential terms to make an informed decision about financing your business can make this process much more comfortable for you. What’s the difference between a… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Taxes

How The 2018 Tax Reform Impacts Your Small Business

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ushered in numerous tax changes for 2018. While many of the tax changes generally apply to larger business entities, a few apply to small businesses. The change getting the most attention is the 20 percent reduction of taxable income for pass-through businesses. This part of the new tax law… Read more

Cash Flow, Ecommerce, Finance & Accounting

7 Expenses That All Ecommerce Businesses Should Know About

We’ve all heard the expression: Cash is king. But having cash alone isn’t enough. Your small business also needs to understand how to manage that cash and how to deal with typical ecommerce expenses. A lot of online businesses make the mistake of not remaining cash flow positive. They spend more than they make, or… Read more

Finance & Accounting

Planning Your Budget for Year-round Success

Before you begin mapping your financial targets and goals for each year, you must plan your budget. While it’s important to start at the beginning, you can keep going all year-round. The right budget can help you prepare for taxes, identify seasonal peaks and lulls, explore growth opportunities, gauge your small business’s performance, and achieve… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Financial Management

5 Ways to Successfully Decrease Business Overhead Expenses

You determine the success of your small business from the top talent you hire, the technology you implement and the direction of your company culture. One of the top ideas on most entrepreneur’s minds is lowering expenses for the New Year. Fortunately, you don’t have to figure this decision on your own. We researched the… Read more

Finance & Accounting

Are You Ready for Your 2018 Budget?

If you haven’t already, it’s time to prep your business’ 2018 budget. While a variety of factors determine your business’ success or failure, your ability to create and stick to a budget is key to its survival. Your budget can help you: Anticipate cash inflows and outflows Prepare for tax obligations Identify financing needs Explore… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Taxes

A Guide to Section 179 for Small Business Owners

It’s never too early to focus on upcoming taxes. Naturally, small businesses want to maximize their deductions to minimize taxes. However, they might not be aware of a certain tax code that benefits them: Section 179. According to a survey conducted by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), only 65 percent of small business… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Small Business Loans

Which Business Loan Is Right for Your Small Business?

Too many American business owners don’t have the capital they need to grow because they fear lenders will deny their credit applications. Even when facing financial difficulties, most businesses shy away from debt. A 2016 survey by the Federal Reserve bank, reported that 76 percent of businesses used their own funds to overcome financial challenges…. Read more