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Small Business Riot Damage Relief: What To Expect & How Your Small Business Might Be Able To Get Assistance

The question of who pays for damage following riots is often a tricky one. Business owners generally have several avenues to pursue: insurance, government aid, and/or private support through loans or donations. Success in these avenues can vary wildly from business to business, however. Read on for a look at the history of rioting in America and how small businesses can recoup losses from riot-based damage.

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Jun 3, 2020 Filed under: Business Insurance, Business Loans, Small Business
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The Best HR Software In 2024

Automation of HR is fairly new, but the benefits for small businesses are immense: Where a small business was priced-out of running enterprise-level HR services, now the market is booming. Ultimately, HR is about hiring the best people, growing the best people, and retaining the best people for your company’s growth.

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Feb 14, 2024 Filed under: Payroll

How To Sell Your Business

Selling a business can be a lot more complicated than it might seem at first glance. In this post, we’ll dig into the hows and what-ifs you’ll want to explore before, during, and through the transitional phases. Understanding the basics and planning can help you avoid falling into some of the common pitfalls that may spring up during the process of a business sale.

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Feb 21, 2023 Filed under: Small Business

Tech Equipment Leasing VS Buying: Should You Lease Or Buy Computers & IT Equipment?

Computers, IT equipment, and related items pose unique issues for businesses trying to decide whether to lease or buy. Tech equipment becomes obsolete more quickly than almost any other type of equipment, making it a poor long-term investment. At the same time, many businesses need to keep their tech hardware up-to-date in order to remain competitive. Should you buy or lease your tech equipment? Read on.

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May 28, 2020 Filed under: Business Loans, Equipment Financing

What Is An ACH Payment & How Does It Work?

Whether you are aware of it or not, you use ACH to make payments every day. In fact, even when a payment is not called an ACH transaction, a portion of that process might still pass through the ACH network. This is because ACH payments form the backbone of money transfers between US banks.

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Nov 30, 2023 Filed under: ACH and Check Processing

Small Business Spotlight: Portland’s The Commissary Reopens With A PPP Loan

Wilson applied for a Payroll Protection Program loan with the bank where she has her business account. She was quickly approved and saw the loan deposit less than two weeks after approval. Per the SBA’s instructions, she understood 75% of the loan needed to go into payroll and employee retention during the next two and a half months in order to be eligible for forgiveness. There is ample trepidation about following the government’s directions.

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May 13, 2020 Filed under: Business Spotlights

6 Financing Options For New Entrepreneurs

Starting any business can be challenging, but the quick growth and turnaround times commonly associated with entrepreneurial ventures come with their own particular set of challenges. You’re entering a fast-paced and cutthroat segment of the economy with both high risks and high rewards. To start your journey as an up and coming entrepreneur, you’ll need to take stock of your financing options.

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Apr 30, 2024 Filed under: Business Loans, Crowdfunding

The 5 Best Scheduling Apps For Small Businesses

Finding the best scheduling software for your small business starts with knowing what’s out there. You may be surprised to find that there’s quite a bit of overlap with payment, CRM, and booking software tools. That’s why each option on our list has a specific focus so that you can find your perfect match.

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Apr 24, 2024 Filed under: Booking, CRM

PPP Forgiveness: What To Do If You Got A Paycheck Protection Program Loan & Your Employees Won’t Come Back

US small businesses and their workers are in a really tough spot right now. While some businesses are legally allowed to reopen, employees are feeling uncertain about returning to work. Complicating the situation even further, businesses who recently received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan are now calling workers back. These businesses are required to spend the federal loan proceeds on payroll in order for the loan to be forgiven—but in some cases, the workers do not want to return, often because they are making more money on unemployment benefits.

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May 7, 2020 Filed under: Business Loans