Do you know what Bitcoin is?
Not everyone fully understands what Bitcoin is, and that's OK. It's not an easy concept to swallow.
Bitcoin is a digital currency that was created by some mysterious Japanese guy back in 2009. Like gold, it... Continue
Does the idea of falling victim to fraud make you reluctant to accept mobile payments in your business? If so, it's time to reconsider, or you could lose customers to competitors who do accept mobile payments.
Mobile payment processor... Continue
Sageworks is a research firm that provides financial analysis, industry data, and risk management solutions for private company CFOs, accountants, and bankers. Recently, Mary Ellen Biery — a research specialist at the company —... Continue
Business forecasts are an essential planning tool for small business owners and they are usually required by potential lenders and investors. With meaningful forecasts to help predict results, businesses can plan more easily and... Continue
A 2012 report showed that only half of small businesses in Florida weren't reviewing their financial statements. And of that 50%, 86% were experiencing financial difficulties.
Businesses weren't reviewing their statements ...... Continue
Should You Charge Customers Extra When They Pay with a Credit Card?
It drives me nuts when small businesses don't accept credit cards.
In this competitive environment, how can you not offer as many payment options as possible for your... Continue
The good news is that since the Great Recession of 2009, bank financing has become more available. The bad news is that the requirements are still pretty tough — particularly if you're a small business.
If you want a loan from a... Continue
Small businesses are rarely profitable when starting out. Therefore, you need to find a safe way to finance your business until it starts to at least support itself. The best ways to safely finance your small business are: crowdfunding... Continue
Sometimes business owners have accounts receivable that will never be paid. They may also have inventory that they never use. If this feels like a loss, it's because it is. Most small business owners want to reduce taxable income... Continue