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Kymberlin Bush

Staff Writer

1+ Year At Merchant Maverick

Expertise: POS

Education: BA Creative Writing, Pacific University

Kymberlin started contributing to Merchant Maverick as a freelancer in 2022 and joined the team as the full-time small business health insurance expert in 2023. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing from Pacific University in 2020 and continues to reside in Portland, Oregon.

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Credit Report VS Credit Score

It’s worth noting one more key difference between credit reports and credit scores. Credit bureaus are legally obligated to give you a free credit report once a year, whereas there is no law requiring them to provide a credit score. This means you’ll have to pay a fee to access your credit score through one of the “big three.”

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Jan 31, 2024 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing, Business Loans
woman using a pos system at a salon

The Best Salon POS Integrations In 2024

There are many reasons you need a salon-specific POS system. Those POS systems may include every feature your salon, spa, or other service-based business needs — they are designed with your industry in mind. Others, however, might be close to perfect but don’t offer some of the built-in features you want. This is where POS integrations come in.

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Jan 17, 2024 Filed under: Point of Sale
salon POS systems

5 Reasons Why You Need A Salon POS System

You (and your employees) need specific tools to be successful and help your customers leave feeling satisfied. Save yourself time, money, and energy by improving your customer retention and reducing your employee turnover with a salon-specific POS system.

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Jan 17, 2024 Filed under: Point of Sale

How To Choose The Best POS Systems For Bars

In a perfect world, you would be able to ask other owners in your industry what POS system they use. If, however, you’re just getting started and not having luck in that regard, we would recommend checking out review aggregate sites like Software Advice, G2, the BBB, and Trustpilot to name a few.

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Jan 12, 2024 Filed under: Point of Sale

GoDaddy POS Review

GoDaddy POS is a great option for businesses just getting off the ground or looking to add eCommerce/marketplace sales to their revenue. The pricing of GoDaddy POS is difficult to understand and even harder to get a clear answer on, so make sure you read your merchant agreement and any other legal documents thoroughly before you decide to sign any contracts.

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Feb 13, 2024 Filed under: POS System Reviews
Woman using rideshare app

Best Insurance For Delivery Drivers, Rideshares, & Other Gig Drivers

While you’re actively driving or delivering, you’re working for what’s known as a Transportation Network Company (i.e., Uber, Lyft, Doordash, Instacart, and so on). Your TNC is required in most cases to provide insurance coverage. While you’re waiting for a job and in between jobs, you need personal auto insurance for your car. But making deliveries or offering rideshares may invalidate your coverage.

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Oct 30, 2023 Filed under: Business Insurance