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QuickBooks Online Review 2020

QuickBooks Online, the small-business accounting software, offers top-notch functionality at a reasonable price. And with about 4.5 million small businesses using it worldwide, it’s also the industry standard. It’s easy to find accountants who can work with QuickBooks…
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Is a Merchant Cash Advance Right For Your Business?

You’re a small-business owner in need of capital now, and a merchant cash advance looks like a good deal. Before you act, consider this: That quick cash could really cost you. MCAs have been known to carry annual percentage rates — the total cost of a loan, including all…
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17 Accessible Small-Business Ideas

Maybe you’re looking to supplement your full-time income with a side business. Or perhaps you’re finished with the 9-to-5 and ready to be your own boss. In either case, coming up with a killer small-business idea is the first step on the path to entrepreneurship. Focus…
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QuarterSpot No Longer Making Business Loans

QuarterSpot stopped originating small-business loans in January 2020. The online lender was a provider of short-term business loans to bad-credit borrowers. Several online lenders offer loan products similar to QuarterSpot. If you’re looking for an alternative, consider…
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What Are Paycheck Protection Program Loans?

Banks and other lenders began accepting applications from small businesses for coronavirus relief loans — known as Paycheck Protection Program loans — on April 3, but the rollout hasn’t been smooth. Wells Fargo announced that it had reached its target of $10 billion in…