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What Is a Merchant Cash Advance? The Complete Guide

Are you having trouble qualifying for a conventional business loan? If so, consider a merchant cash advance.  What is a merchant cash advance? It’s a predetermined sum that lenders give to you upfront. Technically, MCA loans aren’t loans because you’re offering a portion of your future revenue. Your business will pay back the advance through each […]

6 Smart Investments Everyone Should Consider

Are you looking to start investing? First things first, you’ve made a savvy decision. Investing is an ideal way to grow your money and improve your chances of getting wealthy and achieving financial freedom. Secondly, more than half of U.S. households have at least one investment. As you can see, you’ll be joining a good […]

How to Manage Cash Flow in Business Effectively

About 67 percent of small business owners say managing cash flow is one of the biggest challenges they face. It’s easy to see why. Poor understanding of cash flow and the inability to manage cash flow effectively accounts for 82 percent of small business failures.   Therefore, any entrepreneur who dreams of succeeding in business must […]

10 Ways A Payroll Management System Will Help Your Business

Outsourcing your payroll can cost $25 to $200 each month, if not more. And hiring an expert in-house can cost you a full-time salary and benefits. If you want to save money, consider a payroll management system. You can use the right software to track and deliver payments for much less than hiring help. Keep […]

3 Effective Real Estate Investing Strategies to Know

Are you thinking about investing in real estate, but aren’t quite sure how to get started? Real estate investments can be quite lucrative. However, you need to make sure you know about the different investment strategies before you get started. Otherwise, you may lose a lot of money.  What do you need to know? Check out this […]

This Is How to File Taxes With Your Last Pay Stub

Just over 93 million Americans are going to file taxes this year. If you’re one of them, you know how stressful it can be. You want to make sure that you have all of your documents ready to go so you know how much you’ll get as a refund (or owe to the IRS). You […]

How to Prove Income When Self Employed: 5 Effective Ways

More people are self-employed in the U.S. now than at any other time since 1957. What’s more astonishing is that number was reported at the end of 2019, well before COVID-19 upended the workforce and forced millions of people to look at their employment options. If you’re one of the 68 million freelancers and self-employed […]

What Is the Difference Between a 1099 and a W2 Tax Form?

According to the 2018 Small Business Profile, there are 30.2 million small businesses in the United States who employ 58.9 million people. As the owner of a business, you may be wondering, “What is the difference between a 1099 and a W2?” Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about the different […]

The Best Financial Tax and Accounting Software for Small Businesses

Do you run a small business? It can be amazing, but it can also come with many challenges, particularly in the era of lockdown and Covid-19 in which 100,000 businesses across the world are said to close down shortly. But another challenge of running a small business is tax and payroll. How do you decide […]

What Percentage Does a Small Business Pay in Taxes?

Out of the thousands of business owners in the U.S., about 20% don’t know the percentage of taxes they have to pay. As a small business, you have a lot of responsibility on your shoulders. The last thing you want to try to figure out are taxes. Yet, if you don’t, you could face stiff […]