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Small Business Wants Fast Settlements

According to PYMNTS, small businesses want their money from credit card settlements as fast as possible. 

We live in an era when it is possible for a small business with a great product to go global almost overnight, thanks to the power of the internet and mobile commerce. 


Franchises Great for Black Entrepreneurs

Black entrepreneurs chose to open franchises over starting their own small business, reports USA Today. 

In 2009, Michelle Lewis visited a Painting with a Twist franchise.

She took a bottle of wine with her to the New Orleans-based studio where she sipped and socialized while painting a mural of two martini glasses.


Small Business Hurting in China

The coronavirus is especially hard on China’s small business, reports CNN Business. 

The small companies that drive China's economy are worried about how much damage the novel coronavirus outbreak will cause. Without help or a reprieve from the disease, many may have only weeks to survive.


Visa Merchant Rates Go Up

According to the Points Guy, Visa merchant fees are going up, while the rate hike has yet to be announced it is for certain that Visa will raise the fee on card not present transactions. 

The world’s largest credit card network announced sweeping rate changes for merchants who accept Visa payments. The new swipe fees, also known as interchange rates, will depend on business category, as well as the customer’s method of payment.


Small Business Fintech Funding

Fintechs are embracing small businesses, reports Tech Crunch. 

Everyone wants to lend to small businesses, as the fintech boom continues to bring constituent players closer together in feature-terms. 


Accountants are More Than Just Taxes

An accountant can be a valuable asset to your small business for more than just taxes, reports Business Insider. 

If you own a business, you've probably worked with a certified public accountant at one point or another. But did you know accountants can do more than just your taxes and bookkeeping?


Getting Funding for Your Small Business

Small businesses struggle to get funding, reports Forbes. 

"There is an $87 billion gap in financing for small businesses," said Marina Linhart, CEO at Next Street.


Offering Employees Wellness

Wellness programs aren’t just for big businesses small businesses can offer their employees a wellness program too, reports Entrepreneur.

Over the past decade, wellness has ballooned into a $4.2 trillion business. 


Small Business Hopes Spotlight Turns to Them

According to the Hill, small businesses owners hope that President Trump will focus on their needs in the upcoming year. 

With President Trump’s third State of the Union address scheduled for next week, many Americans are wondering if this will be another year lost to partisanship and electoral politics or if there is hope for real legislative action on issues of importance to them.


Finding Funding for Your Business

According to the Post Bulletin, there are ways for small businesses to find funding. 

Choosing the right financing option for your small business — and figuring out which ones you can get — can feel confusing or overwhelming. 


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