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How To Apply For An SBA Loan: A Complete Guide

If you have questions about completing your loan application, you can always ask your SBA-approved lender. If you haven’t yet found a lender to work with, SCORE is a great resource. This nonprofit organization provides resources and services including free business mentors that can help you through every step of the process.

11 Ways To Improve Cash Flow For Your Small Business

Need cash flow to make payments on time, operate your business, or secure that dream loan you’ve been waiting for? Get your business’s finances on track with these 12 tips for improving cash flow.

Chase Payment Solutions℠ Review (Formerly Chase Merchant Services)

The company has a solid reputation and ethical business practices. While I doubt it can give you the level of personal attention you’d get from a smaller processor, the competitive rates, fair contract terms, and state-of-the-art technology might be enough to make up for it, depending on the needs of your business.

Live Oak Bank SBA Loans & Small Business Loans Review

Live Oak is less traditional than many of its competitors, offering speed and convenience to prospective lenders in all 50 states. However, the convenience comes with some trade-offs, including a limited breadth of products available to a small number of industries.

Definition & Guide To Working Capital Loans For Small Businesses

Working capital is one of the keys to running a smooth business operation. Often, it’s possible to maintain a consistent cash flow just by making smart tweaks to your business model and keeping an eye on your assets and liabilities, but there are times when you may need assistance raising working capital.

Top 10 Add-Ons For Lightspeed Retail POS

Welcome to another round of the POS integration Hunger Games! In the past weeks, the tributes have been Revel, Shopify, Vend, Breadcrumb, ShopKeep, NCR Silver, and Lightspeed POS Restaurant edition. Now, as promised, we shall delve into Lightspeed POS Part 2 – Retail edition. As mentioned in my previous article about Lightspeed POS, this company […]

Clover Mini Review

Designed to be a smaller, more accessible version of the popular Clover Station POS system, the Clover Mini comes with a built-in receipt printer, a USB hub (to allow for interface with peripheral hardware), and a customer-facing camera. Read on for more details and a comprehensive review of the Clover Mini.

How To Choose: POS VS Cash Register

One of the most important decisions you make as a small business owner is how you will accept payments from your customers. Will you stick with the traditional cash register, or would a modern point of sale (POS) system be a better fit?

The Ultimate Guide To SBA Microloans

As a small business owner, you know the importance of financing to expand your business or start your next project. While there are many options available to provide you with the capital you need to start a new business or grow an existing business, one of the best options is a loan through the Small Business Administration.

Accion Opportunity Fund Small Business Loans Review

Accion is a nonprofit company that offers small business loans for a variety of different purposes. It is a good option for startup and small businesses with relatively low credit scores that may not qualify for other loan options. But do note that Accion’s APR can potentially be high.