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5 Myths and Misconceptions About Mobile Credit Card Processing

As a business owner, it’s important to educate yourself and learn the truths surrounding mobile credit card processing. Donna Marks, President and CEO of Windfall, Inc., discusses the five of the most common myths and misconceptions about mobile credit card processing and the realities behind them in 5 Myths and Misconceptions About Mobile Credit Card […]

Small Businesses Are Becoming More Eco-Conscious

How to Choose Your Travel Rewards Credit Cards

Travel rewards credit cards—you get advertisements for them all of the time, and not just from your bank, but from airlines, hotel companies, and cruise lines as well. Used wisely, these credit cards can be highly lucrative and earn you all kinds of rewards, from hotel perks and flight upgrades to free trips for you […]

Best New Business Travel Tools for Remote Workers

Freelance and remote workers are taking over the workforce. That’s not an exaggeration. They currently make up about 30% of the workforce, and it is estimated that by 2020 that number will reach 40%. This is good news for both remote workers and their employers—remote workers are both happier and more productive than those poor […]

5 Best Hotel Rewards Programs

You may have noticed that one of the top ways to save money on hotels is by joining a hotel rewards program. So, which one do you pick? The best hotel rewards program is something only you can decide depending on the hotels you like (luxury, budget, kid-friendly, etc.), the types of perks you prefer […]

7 Warning Signs Your Company is Spending Too Much on Travel

Despite the technologies making long-range communication and collaboration easier, business travel is steadily increasing. This year, the Global Business Travel Association expects U.S. business travel alone to surpass $292 billion, representing an almost 7% uptick over last year. The jump in spending is being driven largely by higher prices and additional spend-per-trip.

For many companies, travel—and […]

What Revised Overtime Compensation Regulation Means for Your Business; How Avoid Costly Mistakes

As a small to mid-size business owner, your list of to dos is never ending. Somewhere between hiring employees and delivering on your corporate mission comes a little thing called payroll. How is your company currently handling compensation? Before your employees can start logging hours, you need to make payroll distribution a top priority to […]

What Will Make the IRS Audit Your Business?

The IRS keeps the exact criteria it uses for auditing select business tax returns a secret. The audit process includes some random selection, but there are certain triggers that are known to make an audit more likely. While an audit shouldn’t be a concern if you file your taxes accurately, understanding the common audit triggers […]

Seasonal Allergy Tips

The culprit behind seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever, is pollen from blooming flowers and trees during spring.

One of the best ways to help reduce your hay fever symptoms is to reduce your exposure to pollen as much as possible. The Mayo Clinic has provided an extensive list of tips on how to accomplish […]

Don’t Let Stress Keep You Awake at Night

We all love a good night’s sleep, but did you know that most Americans aren’t getting enough sleep? In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls insufficient sleep in the U.S. a “public health problem.”

Unfortunately, stress is often the culprit of poor sleep, and can affect concentration, memory, driving and work performance.
How […]