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.

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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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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Indiegogo vs Kickstarter: Crowdfunding Your Idea

Indiegogo vs Kickstarter

Crowdfunding takes the “crowd” element that has been applied to many Internet based ventures (such as cloud computing, online petitions, etc.) and applies it to the funding of dreams and projects that would not be able to raise the needed funds with just typical, local connections. We compare two of the leading crowdfunding platforms, Kickstarter and Indiegogo, and give you the pros and cons for each, so you can maximize the chances that your project will get funded…

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ShopKeep Review: The Best POS For Small Business Owners?

ShopKeep at coffee shop

Time to update your antiquated cash register? Looking for a modern alternative for your small business? The ShopKeep point of sale (POS) system could be just the ticket. This iPad-based POS system is one of the most intuitive systems we’ve seen. ShopKeep isn’t for everyone however. It gears itself towards small businesses with rich features and cloud-based offsite data storage. Keep reading our review to see if it’s the best solution for you…

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Buildium Review: The Best Value For Property Managers?

Person holding keys

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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Interview With Cameron Priest, TradeGecko Co-Founder And CEO

Interview with Cameron Priest

What started as an idea by Cameron Priest, his brother and a friend is now a worldwide inventory management software platform in 140 countries and counting. Originally from New Zealand, Cameron Priest and his team of over 100 at TradeGecko are based primarily in Singapore where they’ve found success with the country’s mission of fostering entrepreneurial spirit and offering opportunities for technology and funding. Learn more about the history, struggles and successes of TradeGecko and what it’s like to manage a global startup company…

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How To Start A Drop Shipping Business

Forklift carrying boxes: What is Dropshipping?

Have you ever had a dream of owning your own retail business, but you can’t imagine raising the start-up capital, let alone the hassle of running a physical store, managing inventory, shipping, employees and other major costs? Welcome to the wonderful world of the web and drop shipping companies. Today’s technology provides a wealth of opportunities for almost anyone to own their own online retail biz at a fraction of the capital it used to take to launch and maintain a non-virtual store. Dropshipping is an integral ingredient in this equation, but what is dropshipping and how does it work…

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Interview With Russ Fujioka, Xero US President

Russ Fujioka Interview

Russ Fujioka has quite the resume making a career out of building companies and their brands. His latest venture is heading up the United States division of one of the world’s leading account software companies. Xero is a global company with hundreds of employees, yet it caters to small to mid size businesses. Learn more about his advice and the future of accounting for small businesses as one of our top picks for best accounting software…

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