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Credit Card Options: How to Choose a Business Credit Card

Business credit card

What if one wrong choice completely sabotaged your business? A business credit card is one of the best ways to expand your business as well as take care of day-to-day needs. Unfortunately, many business owners end up choosing the wrong card. Wondering how to choose the right card and how this can help your business?…

Finding the Right Provider: How to Choose a Merchant Service Provider

Cashier hand holding a Credit card over EDC machine or credit card terminal with calculator and glasses.

Americans are moving away from cash for purchases. In fact, up to 50 percent of people who responded to a survey stated they avoid carrying cash. When they do take cash along, 76 percent stated they have less than $50 on them. As a business owner, you need to pay attention to these statistics. It’s absolutely essential…

Paying Made Easy: How to Choose a Payroll Service for Your Business

Payroll service

A recent survey found that one in 10 small businesses spend 10 hours per month on payroll taxes alone. That’s three full work weeks a year spent just on one small aspect of payroll. Whether you are a small business or a large organization, the right payroll service can unburden you from having payroll tasks done in-house….

A Complete Guide to SBA Loan Qualifications for 2019

SBA loan qualifications

If you need a loan for your business, now is the time to apply. The approval rate for small business loans has increased dramatically — in fact, it’s the highest its been since the 2008 recession. Approval rates may be up for small business loans, but that doesn’t exactly mean that it’s easy to get…

Dee McIntrye joins the Government Guaranteed Lending Team

DeeDee McIntyre

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga., May 22, 2019 (Newswire) –​​​​Signature Bank of Georgia President Freddie Deutsch announces DeeDee McIntyre has joined the team as Senior Vice President and Senior Government Guaranteed Business Development Officer. McIntyre’s banking career began 27 years ago in branch operations and she quickly advanced into the lending field while obtaining her MBA from Clayton State University. …

How to Use Investment Accounts to Make Money with 100 Dollars a Month

Investment accounts

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to be pulling in a six-figure income to start investing your money. In fact, with just one hundred dollars a month, you can begin your investment portfolio. The earlier you learn how to invest money, the greater your compounding returns later in life. This makes investments at any level a…

4 Reasons Local Community Banks Are Excellent for High Income Earners

Local community banks

While many businesses start off by loaning their startup funds, this isn’t an option for many small businesses as it’s harder to meet the criteria. If you’re a high-income earner, you can relate to starting small and working hard to grow through a combination of luck, goodwill, and brave lenders. One of the reasons you…

SBA Loan Application Walkthrough: How to Get a Business Loan

SBA loan application

More than 80 percent of business loan applicants are rejected by their bank. Rejection has become more common in the last few years. Lenders have become less willing to extend financing to small business owners. If this story sounds familiar to you as a business owner, you might be wondering what other options you have….

7 Fantastic Benefits of Banking Locally as a Small Business Owner

Banking locally

A popular slogan for small business owners is “buy local.” Without local support, it is almost impossible for start-up businesses to survive. It is the same with local community banks. Community banks are similar to credit unions. These banks are dependent upon a niche market. They are most appealing to individuals that are interested in banking…