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An Historical Look at Tax Rates

With tax season upon us, we thought it’d be fun to look at 105 years of tax rates through an historical lens. Most interesting is how long top marginal tax rates (...

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Credit Card Declined – Error Code Guide

It’s hard on a customer when their credit card is declined during a purchase. Frequently they feel embarrassed or get angry and, in a brick and mortar store, it's...

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An increasingly popular way that small businesses get the cash they need for new equipment, building expansions, different inventory, and more, is to sell future credit card sales for cash upfront.

To Grow Your Business, Consider a Merchant Cash Advance

In our last post, we discussed how hard it can be to get a business expansion loan from the bank. So, what are the alternatives? You can open a business credit card...

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Loan Denied. Small businesses can have difficult times trying to get qualified for a loan from their bank.

Why It’s So Tough To Get A Business Expansion Loan

You’re running a successful business, getting into a groove of day-to-day operations when it suddenly becomes abundantly clear – you need cash to keep the growth...

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Small buinesses need an array of insurance to keep their shop or restaurant running when something bad happens.

10 Insurance Policies For Retail & Hospitality Business Owners

When you wrote the business plan for your company, you probably didn’t get too excited at the thought of figuring out which insurance policies you’d need. Or eve...

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Small business owners strive for ways to make their business life simple. Apps can help.

5 Must-Have Apps to Boost Personal Productivity & Save Time

“There is NOT enough time in the day!”

Have you said that lately? We feel your pain. So we went on the hunt and found 5 really cool apps to boost your personal productivity and fight some of the most time...

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Annual Pay – 8 Jobs Profiled

Business owners love to know if they’re paying their employees too much, too little, or just right.  To help you decide, take a look at these stats from May 2016...

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Small business owners have diy accounting software options.

DIY Accounting: 3 Software Programs To Explore

As a small business owner, you have two basic choices when it comes to keeping your books -- hire an accountant or do it yourself. Both have their advantages. For th...

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10 Interview Questions To Ask To Find
Your Next Retail Super Employee

You’ve been through the hiring process before and you’ve used the same stale interview questions every single time. You need a change. What should you really be...

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Updating Your Restaurant Menu? Read This First.

It’s time to update your restaurant menu and you’re torn. Do you keep laminating them as you’ve always done? Or is it time to make the switch to waterproof pap...

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