Whether you’re the owner of an established beauty salon or it’s your dream to open your own nail spa, one thing is clear: your business needs money. As the old saying goes, it takes money to make money, but what happens when the money’s just not there? If you’re the owner of a beauty or […]
Owning a retail business isn’t without its challenges. Whether you’re growing rapidly and need extra money for expansion or you’re in the middle of a slow season that’s impacted your cash flow, one thing is clear: you need money for your business to operate smoothly. Sure, pulling the money you need from your own bank […]
You’re the owner of a trucking company, and it’s time for expansion through the purchase of new equipment, hiring of new employees, or improvements to your facilities. The good news is that this means your business is growing. The bad news? That growth comes at a price, and the costs may be too much for […]
Not all small businesses are the same, but they all have one thing in common: the need for capital to grow, expand, and be successful. Unfortunately, small businesses don’t have unlimited funds available, so they often need a helping hand in the form of a business loan. Getting funding from a bank, credit union, or […]
Choosing a high-risk merchant account provider isn’t the same as working with other payment processors. You can expect different pricing and contract terms — but you shouldn’t compromise on customer service. Here’s 6 great providers that offer great service, fair pricing, and reasonable contracts for small business.
SMB Global is set up to work exclusively with high-risk merchants and those who need an offshore merchant account. Although it’s a relatively new company, we’re pretty excited about what we’ve seen so far, and it’s one of the few reputable high-risk specialists we’ve found in the payments processing industry.
If you’ve just started your own business or you’re looking to add credit and debit cards as payment methods, you’re going to be bombarded by a bewildering variety of new terms and concepts that you’ve never encountered before. One very basic term you’ll want to familiarize yourself with is the type of business entity known […]
PayPal’s LoanBuilder offers an unusually high level of transparency to prospective borrowers, allowing them to see — and even tinker with — the terms of their loans well in advance of signing on the dotted line. This is a welcome trait in an industry where speed and low barriers to entry take precedence over openness […]
With so many payment processors available, how do you pick the one that’s right for you? We at Merchant Maverick believe that the best processor for one type of business is not always the best for another type of business. In this article, we’ll highlight a few great processors for just the retail sector, so at least you have a good place to start in your search.
CCBill offers a powerful platform for billing & recurring payments. The company even works with high-risk businesses, especially those in the adult entertainment industry. More surprisingly, the company discloses its rates. But is it a worthwhile contender for your business? Check out our review to find out.