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Summer is Almost Over – How Fit is Your Business?

Learn what reports and information will provide useful insight into whether your business is in shape to perform at its best the rest of the year.

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6 Ways to Manage Cash Flow in Your Small Business

August 2, 2018,

Each year, poor cash flow forces many small businesses to close. Here are six tips and best practices for cash flow management to help you grow your business.

Customer Payment Trends are Changing. Are You?
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Customer Payment Trends are Changing. Are You?

In this month’s infographic, “How Customers Want to Pay: Is Your Small Business Keeping Up,” we delve into the customer payment trends now facing small businesses.

Infographic: How Customers Want to Pay - Is Your Small Business Keeping Up?
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Infographic: How Customers Want to Pay - Is Your Small Business Keeping Up?

SCORE’s latest infographic examines popular payment types to help you decide whether your small business needs to update. Read more

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Understanding Internet Sales Tax

Internet sales tax, or sales tax on goods sold online, is a complex issue. Forty-five states and DC require consumers to pay sales taxes on purchases. Read more

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Are Year-End Payment Problems Hurting Your Business?

November 28, 2017,

More than 70 percent of the business owners surveyed say they faced at least one serious business problem during last year's holiday season, the most common being late payments.

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Securing Your Data and Your Business

Do you know how to secure your data and how to respond to cyberattacks? Read more

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Bank Reconciliation Tips for Your Small Business

November 8, 2017,

Whether you use an accounting software or a bank reconciliation spreadsheet, the following tips can help you ensure banking accuracy and better manage your cash flow.

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Managing Your Money Vs. Managing Your Business Finances

October 11, 2017,

Let’s take a look at 4 top situations when your personal and business finances should be handled differently.

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Chip-in For Your Security

Download this infographic to learn why chip cards can help protect your business and your customers. Read more

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17 Internal Financial Controls Every Small Business Should Have in Place

Every small business needs internal financial controls to help ensure its money is properly managed. Read more

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