Published: May 11, 2022
Unlike personal credit scores, which are standardized and available for free, each business credit bureau uses a different scoring system, and you often need to pay to view your report. Your business credit score is also available to the public - meaning potential investors, partners and lenders can take stock of your company's financial health, so it's important to monitor your report.
Published: May 3, 2022
For small-business owners, preparing an income tax return is far from simple, which can increase the chances of making a mistake. Here are six steps that small-business pros say you can take to cope with that hair-on-fire feeling of discovering an error after you've filed - plus how to get things fixed quickly so you can go back to running your business.
Published: April 12, 2022
Inflation can be tough for small businesses, but the right strategies, support and resources can help them mitigate the challenge, says Carolina Martinez, CEO of the California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity, or CAMEO. Here are three ways you can lessen the impact of inflation on your small business.
Published: March 28, 2022
"Buy now, pay later" is becoming common at large retailers like Target, Ikea and Macy's. More and more small-business owners are allowing their customers the ability to pay in installments, too. If you're thinking about offering buy now, pay later at your small business, here?s what you need to know.
Published: March 1, 2022
With loan approval rates slowly climbing at the beginning of 2022, however, business owners have an opportunity to refine the application process and improve their chances of getting approved for the funds they need. Here are three common mistakes to avoid when applying for capital for your small business.
Published: February 15, 2022
Here are seven things they say entrepreneurs and independent workers can do to lower their tax bills and their anxiety this filing season and in the year ahead.