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Owning a laundromat is simpler than many other types of businesses; your greatest responsibilities will be keeping track of your financials, managing customers, and maintaining your equipment. But don’t let the ease of running a laundromat tempt you into becoming an absentee manager, in which case, your business will suffer as a result.
If you’ve been searching the internet for information about equipment leasing, you’ve probably run into a wall of industry jargon. Between captive lessors, capital leases, equipment financing agreements, and references to Section 179, the terminology can get pretty opaque. This is especially true when it comes to TRAC leases. If you’ve ever wondered what the TRAC lease is, how it works, or even just what the acronym stands for, you’ve come to the right place.
Leaders Merchant Services offers the Clover POS suite and a variety of other tools for merchants, but it leaves a lot to be desired in terms of transparency, pricing, and overall ethical practices.
To avoid merchant processing agreement auto-renewals be sure to read your merchant processing agreement before signing. It’s possible to negotiate an auto-renewal clause out of your merchant agreement. Additionally, you may consider merchant service providers with month-to-month or pay-as-you go billing options.
Does Electronic Merchant Systems offer everything you need for your small business? Possibly, but it comes at a high cost. Unless you’re prepared to negotiate aggressively on your own behalf, you’ll probably pay more than you need to. Read our review to see why you should look elsewhere.
As with so many other merchant services providers, Payroc has a few nice features, such as a robust lineup of products and services, including EMV-compliant mobile processing solutions. At the same time, it still includes a very lengthy contract term. Its hefty early termination fee has generated significant criticism among merchants.
Pivotal Payments rebranded as Nuvei to escape a bad reputation for poor service and hidden fees, but in the process of rebranding, it appears that Nuvei is embracing many of the same tactics that led to its bad reputation in the first place. Some businesses might get a good deal, but most should stay far away.
Commercial truck insurance is a grouping of specific insurance policies that cover various possible losses and accidents while a truck is used for business-related purposes (with the exception of bobtail insurance). The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration expects you to have $750,000 in primary liability coverage at the bare minimum.
More and more, and especially with the younger crowd, people just don’t carry cash anymore. To do business at all, small businesses need to be able to take some sort of payment card, be it debit or credit. Taking credit card payments can get expensive and complicated, but we’re here to help break it down for you.