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PPP Loan Forgiveness: How to Get Your PPP Loan Forgiven

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On August 10, the SBA opened its PPP forgiveness portal to lenders. However, many lenders are waiting to send applications to the SBA due to ongoing legislation talks in Congress. Consult your lender for more information.

With loan forgiveness on the line, you probably didn’t apply for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan for the low-interest rate of 1%. So, you got the loan. Now, you want to know how to get your PPP loan forgiveness. Continue reading “PPP Loan Forgiveness: How to Get Your PPP Loan Forgiven”

Want a Contact-free Way to Bill Customers? Consider E-invoicing

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Does your invoicing process look a little something like this? Print, fold, stick paper in envelope, seal, add stamp, add addresses, mail, and repeat. If you’re cringing at the thought of having to mail off one more invoice to your customers, you might consider e-invoicing. Continue reading “Want a Contact-free Way to Bill Customers? Consider E-invoicing”

Do You Know the Difference Between a Business Name vs. Trade Name?

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One of the first things you do as a business owner is choose a business name. Your business can operate under your legal business name. Or, you can operate your company under a trade name. So, what’s the difference? Read on to learn more about business name vs. trade name and how they contrast.

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5 Common Business Budget Mistakes That Can Throw Your Whole Year Out of Whack

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A budget can act as a little roadmap to guide your business through the year. It can help you avoid overspending, make educated financial decisions, and stay organized. But if you aren’t careful, you could wind up making budget mistakes that negate all of these benefits. Continue reading “5 Common Business Budget Mistakes That Can Throw Your Whole Year Out of Whack”

5 Steps for Changing Insurance Plans at Your Small Business

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Changing insurance plans can seem like a major hassle for your entire company, especially your employees. But, it doesn’t have to be. Maybe you want to switch plans because your current one is too costly. Or, maybe you have no choice but to switch. Whatever the case may be, changing health insurance plans can be painless if you take the right steps.

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