Not accepting credit cards simplies some aspects of running a business, but can a cash-only business really succeed? And how does it affect your overall business? Take a closer look at what going cash-only really means for you.
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Getting your company a business credit card could be a great step towards saving money. Between their business-centric rewards and tangible benefits, business credit cards provide numerous avenues for hanging onto your green stuff. On top of the money-saving aspects, credit cards can provide other boosts, like improving your credit score or making big purchases […]
When it comes to payment processing, security matters. After all, every time you handle a credit card, your customer is trusting you with their financial information. By now, you have probably come across the term PCI compliance on your monthly processing statements, and you know it’s a data-security related term. A little digging on the […]
Instagram holds a world of infinite interest. You can scroll past picture-perfect destinations, see curated fashion trends, and ogle delicious confections, all with the touch of your fingertips. But there’s one thing you can’t do. You can’t click on just any Instagram post and be redirected towards an outside site like you can on Facebook, […]
Has the 9-to-5 world of gainful employment left you unsatisfied, either emotionally or financially? If so, have you ever given thought to starting a side hustle? Maybe you have talents you want to monetize but you just haven’t come up with a concrete business idea to properly tap them. Maybe you’ve been longing to start […]
So you’ve had thoughts of starting your own business for a while now. Unfortunately, life keeps getting in the way. You’ve got bills to pay, a job to perform, and relationships to maintain. Yet you remain unsatisfied by working for “the man” and don’t want your entrepreneurial dreams to wither on the vine. Your discontent […]
To make money in business, you must first start with money. It’s one of the inescapable contradictions involved in launching your own business. This barrier to entry into the realm of entrepreneurship means that plenty of ideas that might otherwise change the world wither on the vine for lack of funding. Equity financing — that […]
If you have employees, you pay them a wage for their work; that’s just a basic fact of life. Payroll is defined as the regular payment of wages to employees, and it includes withholding the correct amount for taxes, insurance premiums, or retirement plan contributions. Payroll can be complicated and unwieldy with technical minutia, but managing payroll is a legal requirement, so don’t try to skimp on understanding the basics.
As consumers, we all have a good understanding of the difference between a credit card and a debit card. For a credit card, we get a statement on a monthly basis, and we can pay off the entire balance or only a portion of the balance while paying interest on the rest. In other words, […]
Are you interested in running your own business and being your own boss, but don’t know how to get started? You’re not alone — starting a business from scratch requires a solid business plan and plenty of capital. Even with careful planning, there’s no guarantee that your business will be a success. But what if […]