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How Are SBA Loan Rates Determined? Our Complete Guide

June 16, 2021
SBA loans are guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA), and are issued by lenders participating in the SBA lending program. Typically, th...

The 10 Best Business Books for Women

May 20, 2021
Female entrepreneurs have accomplished incredible things. While running businesses, they also are more likely to oversee their homes, earn higher leve...

The Top Pros and Cons of Changing Your Business's Name

May 19, 2021
Most new entrepreneurs spend time considering how to name a small business prior to starting it. Once they select a name, they often think that they&#...

The 6 Different Types of Lawyers For Small Business Owners

May 19, 2021
People sue businesses for many reasons, and it’s likely that most business owners will experience a lawsuit during the life of the business. Due to th...

Check Cashing: How to Do It Without a Business Bank Account

April 28, 2021
Cashing checks is an important task for businesses and consumers. While online payments are popular, people aren’t always trusting of this optio...

The Benefits of Using a Balance Sheet As a Business Owner

April 28, 2021
One of the biggest mistakes new business owners make is not taking time to understand their company’s financial statements. For instance, a balance sh...

20 Business Articles Every Entrepreneur Should Read

April 26, 2021
Many of the most successful entrepreneurs are avid readers; Warren Buffett spends up to 80 percent of his day reading, Bill Gates reads one book a wee...

The Top 12 Small Business Startup Costs To Budget For

April 26, 2021
Starting a new business can be exhilarating. Still, for first-time entrepreneurs, that thrill often coincides with fear that their venture will fail.

The Top 7 Women Business Associations to Join

April 22, 2021
As a female business owner, it is important to build connections with like-minded professionals. If you currently don’t have a solid network of fellow...

Small Business Loan Application Checklist: How To Prepare

April 16, 2021
Do you have plans to grow your small business, but not enough funds to make them happen? If so, you’ve probably considered applying for a business loa...

10 Tips To Running A Successful Food Truck Business

April 07, 2021
If you have a passion for food but don’t want to open a restaurant, consider a food truck business. It’s less expensive and a great way to start a car...

Our Guide to Debit Card Processing Fees

March 31, 2021
In a 2019 study, the Federal Reserve analyzed consumer payment behavior. They found that consumers made 31 percent of their payments with debit cards.