“Business Tips” Posts

5 Best Practices for Credit Card Terminal Security

5 Best Practices for Credit Card Terminal Security

Maintaining a secure business doesn’t just benefit you; it also benefits the customers who frequent your business and pay for your services. Simply locking your cash drawer isn’t enough if you accept credit card payments. Fraud costs businesses and consumers alike. According to the Federal Trade Commision, consumers reported over $744 million in fraud complaints in 2016. These complaints can impact the buyer perception of businesses that are breached or neglectful of fraud occurring on their premises. By implementing a device security protocol, you can stay on top of your business’s PCI compliance and actively prevent fraud.…

How to Have a Successful Year in 2018

How to Have a Successful Year in 2018

By this point, you may be weary of the year-end listicle. It seems there’s a way to evaluate every aspect of your life around this time of year, along with societal pressure to do so. But when it comes to your business, it isn’t OK to just go with the status quo. That’s because your business’s health may be a major determinant of your own financial health and subsequent well-being. The vitality of your business can dictate whether you’re open or closed by next year. We recommend asking yourself the following eight questions to properly…

Small Business Insurance: 3 Policies to Consider

Small Business Insurance: 3 Policies to Consider

New businesses have many options when it comes to collecting money for their goods or services. In a nutshell, the job of a small business insurance broker is to help these business owners protect as much of that money as possible. Unfortunately, many business owners elect to cut corners on their small business insurance policies and hope that they do not face a loss or a claim while uninsured. However, just one liability claim often means tens of thousands of dollars in litigation and settlement costs, and most new businesses simply don't have the resources to deal with such unexpected…