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.

Best Small Business Loans Online: LendingTree vs Lending Club vs Kabbage vs OnDeck vs Funding Circle & More

Small business owners in front of store

Attention small business owners: Do you have an urgent need to fill your inventory? Purchase equipment? Pump up your marketing campaign? Hire another employee? You’re in funding luck these days, thanks to the many websites that cater to small business loans online. With the decline in smaller community banks, it’s harder than ever for you as a small business owner to obtain the financing you need to keep your business up and running — and successful! We’ve done the research to provide our small business loan company recommendations along with some of the information you’ll need to get started…

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LendingClub Review: Still A Stable Online Loan Option?

Are you trying to keep your small business afloat but can’t get a bank loan?  You’re certainly not alone — funding is one of the most stressful parts of owning and building your own business. But you don’t have to give up hope. Online small business loans can be a viable option if you’ve come up dry with other funding sources. LendingClub loans are a popular choice for tons of small businesses. But how suitable are they to your business? Our comprehensive review digs deep to help you find out…

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Can OnDeck Capital Help Keep Your Small Business Afloat?

OnDeck Capital Reviews

Do you own a small business but can’t qualify for a bank loan? Or perhaps you need some quick cash and can’t wait for the traditionally lengthy approval process. Don’t worry — there are alternatives! Websites, like OnDeck Capital, specialize in small business loans. These sites have less strict requirements to qualify and a speedy process. So you can get the funding you need, when you need it. How does OnDeck stack up to the competition?…

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TurboTax Review: Is It Worth The High Price?

TurboTax logo & Review

Let’s face it. Nearly everyone dreads tax season. Does the popular TurboTax service make the process less painful? It’s loaded with features and an easy-to-use interface. Find out why TurboTax is one of the industry leading software solutions and how it ranks vs the competition in our best online tax software comparison. This software is updated for 2019. TurboTax offers several different online and downloadable/CD versions to fit everyone’s needs, from simple filers to big business, and the software is designed to make filing as easy as possible with a step-by-step approach to tax returns. We’ll give you a detailed description including key features and pricing for each edition to help you choose, but first we present our overall TurboTax review and tell you what’s new this year…

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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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H&R Block Review: Competitively Priced, But Is It Any Good?

H&R Block review

In a crowded tax filing marketplace, how does H&R Block set itself apart from the pack? It offers a free online filing service (among other competitively priced products). Yes, you heard that right. It’s entirely free. But is saving a few bucks a wise choice when it comes to your taxes? What other affordable options does H&R Block offer and how do they stack up vs the competition? Find out in our comprehensive review…

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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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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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