Roberta Pescow is a freelance writer specializing in health, home improvement, food, personal finance and lifestyle. Her articles have been syndicated on over 200 websites nationwide.
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Cash on Delivery (COD): Definition, What Small Businesses Need to Know
Businesses like clothing outlets, dry cleaners and food delivery services can benefit from this method of collecting payment.
What Is Overhead? What Small Businesses Need to Know
While some business overhead is unavoidable, reducing these expenses can boost profit margins.
What Is PayPal? A Guide for Small Businesses
PayPal is the parent company of many payment processing operations, including Braintree and Venmo.
How to Increase Your Restaurant Profit Margin
Profit margins can vary greatly among restaurants but are typically paper-thin. Here's what to do to increase them.
7 Best Zenefits Competitors in 2022
Explore the best Zenefits competitors to decide which small business HR software is the right fit for your needs.
How to Pay Yourself as an LLC
Generally, you'll pay yourself with an owner's draw. If you have a corporate LLC, take a salary instead.
Applicant Tracking System: The 4 Top Options for 2022
Pick the best applicant tracking system with this review of some of the best hiring software for small businesses.
How to Accept Payments Online
Accepting payments online isn't complicated as long as you understand the basics.
What Are Payment Service Providers?
Payment service providers enable business owners to securely accept online payments. Examples include Square and Toast.
Does Medicare Cover the Shingles Vaccine?
As of 2023, all Medicare prescription drug plans must cover the shingles vaccine with no out-of-pocket costs.
How Much Does Medicare Part D Cost?
Medicare Part D premiums and out-of-pocket costs vary by provider, and there are penalties if you enroll late.
Does Medicare Cover Hearing Aids?
Original Medicare doesn’t, but Medicare Advantage often does. New nonprescription hearing aids could be a less expensive option.
Does Medicare Cover Assisted Living?
The short answer: No, Medicare doesn't cover the cost of residing in an assisted living community.
Does Medicare Cover Home Health Care?
Home health care services are covered by Medicare for those who meet certain requirements.