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What to do when a client won’t pay up

Pretty much every freelancer, consultant and independent business owner has come into contact with clients who, for one reason or another, don’t pay for products or services in a timely manner. This can be painful, especially for a small business, since it interrupts cash flow and makes it more difficult to honor commitments. Telling a supplier, […]
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Do you really need a merchant account?

When you set up your payment gateway to receive online payments, you may be required to open a separate merchant account, or it may be optional, depending on various parameters relating to your business and banking setup. If you’re wondering whether this is something you actually need or want, we’ve got some helpful guidelines. Hold up […]
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5 finance tech disruptors to watch in 2014

The world of online and in-store payments has been changing rapidly in the past few years. Developers, financial institutions and innovators are looking at new ways to pay and collect payment, boost sales and save more. We’re clearly currently in a transition period where everyone’s figuring out what makes sense when it comes to paying […]
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Open source isn’t just for software anymore

Prefer using LibreOffice over Microsoft’s version, which will run you several hundred dollars more? Did you try jailbreaking your iOS device yet? Why should your life without proprietary constraints stop there? Go on and try eating some lightly steamed, homegrown Midnight Lightning zucchini from the public domain, or filling your domicile with some customizable, mix-and-match […]
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