Finance

Personal and business finance software and services allow users to keep track of their spending and monitor various checking accounts and credit cards all in one place. Whether we like it or not, accounting and taxes also come into play here in addition to budgeting, billing and more. If are ready to take a more active role in planning your finances, you’ve come to the right place.

Interview With Shane Wilson, Director Of Experience Design At H&R Block

Shane Wilson Director, Experience Design H&R Block

As the owner of design for H&R Block’s online DIY tax preparation, DIY software, and their integration with MyBlock, the retail experience, and hrblock.com, Shane Wilson leads a team of experience and visual designers, and content crafters. Their goal is nothing less than creating the industry’s best customer experience. We got the chance to chat with Shane about his experience at one of the leading tax companies and our number one pick for best tax software. Read on to hear what they have in store for the upcoming tax season and how they’re helping business owners everywhere with their tax prep…

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Shoeboxed & Fetch Review (Track Receipts & Expenses On The Go)

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At the end of the month, you’ve got a pile of receipts that are all crumpled up and faded. It’s hard to tell how much you spent and where, which makes keeping track of your finances a hassle. Shoeboxed can help you organize all your receipts digitally and Fetch can help you with your expense reports on the road so you get reimbursed more quickly…

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Online Business Loans Interview With Ty Kiisel, Finance Expert At OnDeck

Ty Kiisel, Finance Expert at OnDeck

When not working as the editor for OnDeck, Ty Kiisel is a speaker, podcaster and regular contributor to Forbes.com and DeseretNews.com. With more than 30 years experience, Ty shares small business tips, advice and best practices by incorporating his wealth of knowledge gained through personal experience. We were lucky enough to get the chance to ask him about online business loans and how OnDeck can help small businesses get funding for growing their bottom line…

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Buildium Review: The Best Value For Property Managers?

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Do you need tenant background checks, seamless rent payments, online maintenance requests, accounting and reporting — all on one platform? Buildium is a hugely popular property management software that offers all of these features and much more. But is it the best option for your specific needs…

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If You Get Audited By The IRS, What Happens?

Calculator and pen and paper with finances

Have you received the dreaded notice that you’re being audited by the Internal Revenue Service? Or worry that the big audit might strike you when you least expect it? If you get audited by the IRS, what happens? First, don’t panic. There are many reasons for an audit, and in 80% of all cases, this requirement only concerns a minor issue on your tax return. Still, we know it’s a stressful event, and we’re here to give you the information you need to get through the process as painlessly as possible…

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FastLane By FastPay Review: Easy Online Lending for Digital Media Companies?

FastPay on laptop with cash

Can’t front financing for your new project until you receive payment for your past digital media work? Not getting paid on time is a widespread problem in the online advertising industry. How can you ever get ahead? Applying for a business loan or raising venture capital aren’t ideal options, especially for small businesses. This is where FastLane by FastPay says they come in, a niche online lender that offers financing for digital media companies. But is FastPay really a viable alternative? Our review gives you all the information you need to decide if this online lender can help you get your head above water without borrowing against your business…

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Xero Accounting Review: Zero Headaches With Your Books?

Laptop with accounting paperowrk: Xero Accounting Review

You’ve likely heard of QuickBooks and FreshBooks, but there’s another major player, Xero Accounting, that’s giving both big names a run for their money. Xero is the market’s fastest growing small business accounting software, is easy to use and loaded with features. But it’s a player in a crowded field, so how did it fare in our review?…

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