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42 Best Business Credit Cards in 2018

42 Best Business Credit Cards in 2018

At one point in my life, I found I had become a bit of an accidental business owner as my side hustle actually turned profitable. And, although I was its only employee, and it had had its own EIN for just a few days, I was proud of the small business I had built. While it's the C-corps that tend to make the most waves in the market, there are over 28.8 million small businesses throughout the US — the lot of which makes up a whopping 99.7% of all US businesses. And, though... read more »

12 Guaranteed Installment Loans for Bad Credit

12 Guaranteed Installment Loans for Bad Credit

It often feels as though we live in a litigious society, one in which few lawsuits are considered frivolous and any perceived slight can be addressed in a court of law. As a result, certain terms and phrases have become practically too dangerous to wield. For example, few financial services companies will dare to use the term "guarantee" for, well, anything. There really are no guarantees in finance, and claiming to guarantee anything, like approval for a credit product, is simply... read more »

KeyBank Recognized as a Top Bank for Fostering Diversity and Inclusion Among Employees

KeyBank Recognized as a Top Bank for Fostering Diversity and Inclusion Among Employees

In a Nutshell: The banking industry has been slower than other business sectors to adopt practices that encourage workplace diversity and inclusion. Between 2013 and 2018, a push to be more inclusive yielded only two new female bank CEOs. KeyBank CEO Beth E. Mooney understands the challenges women face in today’s workforce. Her leadership has pushed KeyBank to become one of the most diverse and inclusive workforces in America — not just in banking. The institution’s KBING (Key... read more »

How to Bypass the Hurdles of Traditional Business Lending with Fundera

How to Bypass the Hurdles of Traditional Business Lending with Fundera

In a Nutshell: Small business owners know their life’s work is anything but small. Even the smallest of startups require countless hours of work each week to progress and spur the growth needed to maintain an upward trajectory. Aside from the hours, small businesses also need regular access to capital, which is traditionally hard to find through banks unless the business has a long, successful track record. Since 2013, the Fundera lending marketplace has helped more than 10,000 SMB... read more »

MBO Partners Connects a Thriving Network of Independent Workers & Large Enterprises

MBO Partners Connects a Thriving Network of Independent Workers & Large Enterprises

In a Nutshell: In a job market trending heavily toward independent contracting and freelancing, it can be difficult for workers to find premium job opportunities, and large enterprises can struggle to procure the on-demand talent they need. MBO Partners’ online talent-sourcing platform for independent professionals, MBO Connect®, helps each side efficiently engage the other. Beyond connecting talent with opportunities, MBO Partners assists in the day-to-day running of independent... read more »

Financial Services Firms Use Saba’s Talent-Management Solutions to Develop Happier, More Productive Employees

Financial Services Firms Use Saba’s Talent-Management Solutions to Develop Happier, More Productive Employees

In a Nutshell: Financial services companies are in heavy competition to attract and retain top talent. Employee turnover rates have increased thanks to a combination of factors — including a surge in retiring baby boomers and millennial professionals chasing high salaries — prompting companies to ensure that each worker feel engaged and fulfulled in their job. Saba for Finance offers a cloud-based suite of products that helps companies find the talent they need and, once they're... read more »

How Abacus Streamlines Expense Reporting Through Real-Time Insights into Employee Spending

How Abacus Streamlines Expense Reporting Through Real-Time Insights into Employee Spending

In a Nutshell: Expense reports help companies keep track of costs, but processing these reports incurs its own expenses in terms of time, money, and frustration. Abacus presents a fresh, innovative approach to expense reporting by eliminating traditional reports and allowing employees to submit real-time expenses that trigger ACH reimbursements once approved. This eases the workload on employees as well as on finance teams, who get instant insights into employee spending and can use... read more »

Online Lender OnDeck’s Dynamic Funding Options Innovate the Way Small Businesses Raise Capital

Online Lender OnDeck’s Dynamic Funding Options Innovate the Way Small Businesses Raise Capital

In a Nutshell: Small businesses make up more than 99% of US employer firms. These 28.8 million companies employ a majority of the American workforce and help support the economy in good times and bad. Still, many of these businesses have difficulty obtaining loans for the working capital they need to remain operational. OnDeck, the largest online small business lender in the US, offers term loans and lines of credit with application requirements that are easier than those at... read more »

AT&T Provides Financial Institutions with Innovative In-Branch and Online Solutions to Meet Their Digital Transformation Needs

AT&T Provides Financial Institutions with Innovative In-Branch and Online Solutions to Meet Their Digital Transformation Needs

In a Nutshell: Citizens Bank and AT&T, partners for more than 20 years, will upgrade the bank's customer experience by providing advanced technology solutions for more than 1,100 Citizens Bank branches in 2018. Under the agreement, the tech giant will add security options and digital signage that offer bank customers in-branch information options such as real-time market reports, local news, and banking product information. The technology is part of the offerings AT&T... read more »

18 Best Credit Cards for Business Expenses in 2018

18 Best Credit Cards for Business Expenses in 2018

Running a business is expensive. No matter the size of your venture, you likely have some sort of overhead, even if it's only web hosting and internet costs. And as your business grows, so, too, will those ever-present expenses. With a good rewards credit card, however, you can get a little more room in your business's bottom line by earning — and redeeming — rewards on all the things your business buys the most. From cash back to points and miles, the right rewards card can... read more »