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Is Factoring a Funding Option for Your Small Business?
By Rebecka Green | June 18, 2019

Factoring can help cash flow by selling your accounts receivables to a third party.

What Is Tax Freedom Day?
By Bennett Conlin | May 31, 2019

Discover what Tax Freedom Day can tell you about your business's finances.

QuickBooks' Next-Day Payment Can Help SMB Cash Flow
By Matt D'Angelo | May 29, 2019

QuickBooks' new tool can help small businesses better manage cash flow.

Survey Finds Most Consumers Were Uninformed About 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
By Andrew Martins | April 16, 2019

A new study reveals consumers' surprise at the effect of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

House Passes Bill to Bar IRS From Making an In-House Tax Filing Method
By Andrew Martins | April 10, 2019

Tax software companies will get a big boon if the Taxpayer First Act passes.

Baby Boomers Worried They Haven't Saved Enough for Retirement
By Andrew Martins | April 09, 2019

As the "baby boomer" population nears retirement, a study shows 45% aren't prepared.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Government Should 'Recalibrate' Financial Regulations
By Andrew Martins | April 02, 2019

A decade after the financial crisis of 2008 and the banking regulations that followed, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released its third study of how legislation like Dodd-Frank impacted small, midsize...

Business Owners' Optimism Waning Since October 2018
By Andrew Martins | March 16, 2019

Despite remaining optimistic overall about the U.S. economy, a recent survey conducted by Paychex revealed some of the biggest cracks in business owners' confidence since 2018.

Employer Obligations Under Social Security (and Upcoming Changes)
By Adam Uzialko | March 05, 2019

Employers have a set of Social Security obligations, such as contributing a payroll tax to help fund the program. Find out what these requirements include and how they might be changing.

Retirement Plan Providers for Business: What You Need to Know
By Chad Brooks | March 05, 2019

Check out this list of 20 different employee retirement plan providers that could be options for your business.

5 Ways Small Business Owners Can Start Preparing for Retirement
By Katharine Paljug | March 01, 2019

As a small business owner, you're responsible for your own retirement nest egg. There are a few steps you can take to set yourself up for retirement.

Majority of Small Business Owners Don't Pay Themselves for Business's Sake
By Andrew Martins | February 28, 2019

Becoming an entrepreneur comes with its own set of pitfalls and worries. According to the newly released findings of a Kabbage survey, more than half of polled entrepreneurs denied themselves pay to...

Mind Your Business: Why Accounting is Sexy
By Jeanette Mulvey | February 28, 2019

Knowing thy enemy is as important as knowing thy customer

How to Decide if You Need Help on Your Taxes
By Matt D'Angelo | February 27, 2019

If you've never done taxes for your small business before, you need to hire someone.

The Best Online Stock Trading Services
By Business News Daily Editor | February 23, 2019

Considering buying and selling stocks online? Here are the best online stock trading services.

Top Companies Embracing Clean Energy in 2019
By Andrew Martins | February 21, 2019

Q1 Carbon Clean List considered social and ecological action, in addition to clean energy when ranking the world's top companies.

The Best Employee Retirement Plans
By Chad Brooks | February 21, 2019

A quick summary of's best employee retirement plan providers.

Healthcare Costs, Financial Independence Chief Among Retirement Concerns
By Andrew Martins | February 16, 2019

As you get closer to retirement, what concerns do you have? A recent study by the American Institute of CPAs outlines what worried Americans about retirement in 2018.

Should Your Small Business Hire a Collection Agency?
By Dawn Kuczwara | February 13, 2019

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

National Taxpayer Advocate Outlines Recent Shutdown's Impact on IRS
By Andrew Martins | February 13, 2019

Weeks after the government reopened its doors following a 35-day shutdown, National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson released her 2018 Annual Report, outlining what the shutdown did to the IRS and...

How Stagnant Real Wages Could Eventually Hurt Small Businesses
By Adam Uzialko | February 12, 2019

Real wages have remained stagnant over time, and even as hourly wages increase, so does the cost of living. The impact this trend has on consumer spending could be problematic for many small...

Workers' Compensation: What SMBs Need to Know
By Katharine Paljug | February 07, 2019

Many small and midsize businesses don't realize that they are legally required to have workers' comp coverage for employees.

Still Not Accepting EMV Chip Cards? Why You Need to Switch
By Paula Fernandes | February 05, 2019

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

Mastercard's Start Path Predicts SMBs Will Be Fintech Battleground in 2019
By Matt D'Angelo | February 05, 2019

Mastercard's startup program Start Path partnered with CB Insights and found that small business will be a major target for the Fintech space in 2019.

Awesome Resources for Furloughed Workers
By Anna Attkisson | February 05, 2019

Companies from AT&T to Wells Fargo, and even Rosetta Stone are offering special deals and assistance to government employees affected by the government shutdown. You just need to know where to look.

How to Get an SBA Loan for Your Small Business
By Matt D'Angelo | February 05, 2019

You can visit your local bank, head to a small business development center or fill out your business's information on Lender Match.

By Lori Fairbanks | February 05, 2019

We've chosen Vend as the best retail POS system, thanks to its many retail-specific features, competitive pricing, scalability and wide compatibility.

Study: Missing One Shift Spells Financial Problems for Hourly Employees
By Andrew Martins | February 04, 2019

Nearly 80 percent of the American workforce lives paycheck to paycheck. A recent study by digital workplace platform WorkJam suggests that, for the country's hourly workforce, missing a single shift...

10 Mobile Credit Card Processing Myths Busted
By Business News Daily Editor | January 26, 2019

Not everything you hear about mobile credit card processing is true.

How to Make an Invoice
By Business News Daily Editor | January 25, 2019

A professional invoice acts as a form of business transparency and instills a sense of confidence in the buyer.