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What Is Equipment Financing & How Does It Work?

Equipment financing is the use of a loan or lease to purchase or borrow hard assets for your business. This type of financing might be used to purchase or borrow any physical asset, such as a restaurant oven or a company car. How does it work? What types of equipment financing are available? Get the answers to your questions in our equipment financing guide.

How To Get Processing Hardware For Your Small Business: 4 Smart Alternatives To Leasing A Credit Card Machine

Payment processing hardware can be expensive. But when you’re ready to start shopping for credit card machines or terminals, you need to know the pitfalls and your best alternatives. And please, whatever you do, don’t lease.

Complete POS Hardware Buyer’s Guide

Different types of businesses need different types of POS hardware. Retail businesses typically need a tablet, tablet stand, cash drawer, receipt printer, and barcode scanner. A restaurant may not need s barcode scanner (unless they also sell merch), but will need other peripheral POS equipment such as kitchen printers and handheld ordering devices.

The Worst Credit Card Terminal Leasing Companies

Unless you’re running a purely eCommerce business, you’re going to need a credit card terminal to accept credit cards. If your business is large enough, or if you operate out of multiple locations, you might need more than one. Credit card terminals come in many shapes and sizes, from simple wired terminals that aren’t much […]

How To Offset Or Lower Your Credit Card Processing Fees

Trying to lower your credit card processing costs is more important than ever, as inflation drives up the costs of goods and services, and credit card interchange fees continue to rise. We discuss the industry averages for credit card processing costs, which can show you how your costs compare to other businesses.

Modernize Your Business With A Good Restaurant Ordering System

With a modern restaurant ordering system, you can have online orders sent directly to your kitchen display system, servers can send orders from the floor with handheld tablets, and dine-in customers can pay at their table without having to wait for the server to go run their credit card. And those are only a few of the many cool things you can do with a good restaurant ordering app.

Do I Need Business Insurance? What It Does & How To Get It

Can you afford not to insure your business? Business insurance is a small cost to pay to keep yourself safeguarded from financial ruin.

Equipment Financing: Lease VS Loan

Chances are, if you’re running a business, you’ll need equipment, whether it takes the form of chairs, registers, or pile drivers. Purchasing these items may require more cash than you have on hand, forcing you to take out a loan. On the other hand, purchasing equipment that becomes obsolete quickly often doesn’t make sense, fiscally. […]

US Business Funding Review

US Business Funding offers many different financial products to help business owners score the capital they need. It is a great choice for equipment financing, SBA loans, or working capital loans. US Business Funding has earned a 95% approval rate and 60-second approvals.

Elavon Review

For such a large, traditional processor, Elavon offers a few advantages. The company deserves credit for eliminating its early termination fees and disclosing its flat-rate pricing plans. At the same time, it loses a few points for not disclosing the availability of interchange-plus pricing and for inconsistent customer service and support.