Every dollar counts when it comes to small businesses. Luckily, there are a lot of quick and easy ways to reduce spending and prevent or overcome hard financial situations.
Your money personality dictates the way you do a lot of things: the way you spend, how you pay, and even the kinds of checks you might want to use!
Despite what some people might think, checks are still part of our lives. What has probably changed tremendously is the way we deposit these checks into our bank accounts. Today, you can snap a photo of your check and use mobile depositing apps to add money to your bank account in less than five minutes.
In today’s digital world, you may think checks are a thing of the past. When in reality, the truth couldn’t be farther away from that. For more than one transaction, it might be best to use a check instead of electronic alternatives.
There is a distinct correlation between employees being satisfied with their job and the benefits that job offers. Employers that offer benefits (whether they be medical, dental, or vision insurance) can expect that their employees will be generally happier at work.
Providing reasonable benefits to your employees is a standard part of procedure. However, you want to do more than offer just the basics. Instead, you want to ensure that you examine the packages to offer your employees fair benefits for their work. Doing so can help to increase morale, which can then have a positive impact on the success of your business. Continue reading
CheckWorks has inaugurated two new programs to enhance the value of its offerings. We now offer EZ Shield with a Plus option for business customers as well as personal customers, and we have partnered with Symantec to offer Norton Shopping Guarantee for everyone.
Every business, no matter how big or small, comes with its own set of considerations. From management to finances, employees to inventory, there are many things to worry about on a daily basis.
That’s why you don’t want to gamble your chance for success on the smallest possible pitfall. Every year, thousands of new businesses fail because of tiny missteps that could easily be prevented.
Missteps such as… Continue reading
Last week, we talked about what it takes to get your first fashion business off of the ground. But what happens next?
One of the most important employees at any fashion business, especially at retail outlets, is their wholesale buyer. Their job is critical: Figure out what products you need, and how much to order.
Sounds simple enough, but how well your buyer performs will make all the difference in the success of your business.
So what does a buyer do?
Buyers are doing their job well if they can consistently find and purchase products that your customer base likes and considers to be a good value. Continue reading
Scammers hurt small businesses in the United States every year. According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the median loss is a whopping $98,000.
The prevention of fraud requires monitoring the workplace, continuously updated controls, data systems, and special procedures related to preventing fraud and scams. Fraud happens when there is opportunity.
The individual may believe the company owes him or her additional compensation. Perhaps the perpetrator knows precisely how weak the company’s controls and systems are and believes he or she will not be caught. Continue reading