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Small Business

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PPP Loan Repayment & Forgiveness – Common Questions Answered

The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act allows borrowers to use up to 40% of their loans’ proceeds for certain nonpayroll expenses without jeopardizing forgiveness eligibility provided they use the remainder for payroll expenses. But many borrowers still have questions. Get the answers here.
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21 Best Small Business Credit Cards – Reviews & Comparison

Small business credit cards are increasingly popular business financing options, particularly for entrepreneurs who don't qualify for traditional business loans and don't have access...
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8 Best Credit Cards for Freelancers & Side Hustlers of 2021

Freelancers and side hustlers usually count as small-business owners, which makes them eligible for a host of generous small-business credit cards. Here are the best credit cards for freelancers and side hustlers to earn rewards for business-related purchases.
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7 Great Small-Business Ideas for Kids to Start Making Money

Although an allowance can start teaching kids about money and finance, they can learn even more from earning money in a small business. Younger kids, of course, need opportunities that are safe for them and fit their skill levels. Here are several great small-business ideas that are fit for kids.
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20 Digital Payment Options for Small Business Transactions

The move from in-person, physical payments to digital transactions is well underway, and cash-only businesses today are missing out on sales. Learn about what digital payments are and the types of online payments, and review your options for accepting digital payments in your small business.
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7 Small Business Ideas for Teenagers & Young Entrepreneurs

Most teens look for their first job at the local burger joint, in the mall, or with some other local business. But getting an entry-level job is not the only model. Another, arguably better, choice is to encourage your teen to start their own business. Consider these small-business ideas for teens.
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How to Start an Online Business & Make Money in a...

Even during down economies, there are always opportunities. Online businesses offer low overhead and startup costs, making them an easier path to entrepreneurship, particularly during recessions. How can you launch a successful online business during a down economy? Here’s how to get started.
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11 Issues with Buying Rental Property and Becoming a Landlord

Being a landlord isn’t the cushy gig that the average cynic assumes. Landlords put up with more than their share of headaches and hassles. Before you decide to chase your dream of retiring early on rental income, learn the most common issues with buying a rental property and becoming a landlord.
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How to Reduce Labor Costs in Your Business

Reducing labor costs in your business is a touchy subject because it directly impacts your employees. Many employees fear being laid off, and many employers struggle to think of other ways to reduce labor costs. Learn the best ways to reduce labor costs in your business without resorting to layoffs.
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8 Best Free Business Checking Accounts of 2021

Free checking accounts aren’t entirely absent from business banking. They’re just more difficult to find — which means small-business owners and solopreneurs need to know where to look. If you’re searching for a free business checking account for your small business, start your search here.
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11 Best Business Bank Account Promotions & Offers – September 2021

Savvy small-business owners, solopreneurs, and freelancers who know where to look can find lucrative account-opening and referral bonuses on new bank accounts needed to conduct their everyday business. These are the best business bank account promotions available today.
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15 Best Small-Business Checking Accounts of 2021

Most business bank accounts impose transaction limits and demand hefty minimum balances to waive monthly fees, putting small businesses at a disadvantage. But the picture isn’t uniformly bleak. These small-business checking accounts have low minimum balance requirements and plenty of fringe benefits.