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FG Philosophy & News, Receivables Management

Begin with The End in Mind: Be Upfront About Your AR Policy

Getting paid what your company is owed may sound like a simple and straightforward endeavor, but the reality is that 64% of small businesses experience financial stress or struggles due to late payments. How can this be? As the makers…

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FG Philosophy & News

News: Intuit Ends QuickBooks Remote Access Service

Though small businesses may be slow to adopt cloud technology, the rest of the world is not. Given Intuit’s recent focus on cloud accounting, it certainly doesn’t surprise us that they are ending their remote access service. This was a…

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FG Philosophy & News, Trends

Six Changes Around the Office to Improve Morale

Unhappy employees make for an unhappy company. Decreased productivity (and the attendant costs), more sick days, increased turnover (and that associated cost)…the downsides to dissatisfied workers are many—and expensive. But it seems like keeping them happy can be expensive, too!…

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Accountants, FG Philosophy & News, Money

In Honor of #XeroCon15: All About Xero’s New Find and Recode Feature

Last month, Xero released its newest update, including the long-awaited Find and Recode feature. The new tool is designed to help bookkeepers and accountants save time, increase efficiency, and improve accuracy. Although a similar feature has been available on the QuickBooks…

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FG Philosophy & News

Announcing Our #SNH15 Party Contest!

Are you going to Scaling New Heights 2015? Enter our Big Easy Party contest to win all the essentials to a rock’n good time in New Orleans! To Enter: Just tell a business owner you know about your Accounts Receivable…

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FG Philosophy & News, Money, Receivables Management

Collection Strategies for the Most Common Types of Delinquent Customers

43% of small businesses have customers who are 90+ days past due on payments, and almost every small business will have at least 1 past due customer, at some point. According to recent research from Dun & Bradstreet, businesses are…

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The Experts Say: The Advantages of Cloud Computing Are Growing Fast

According to a new study from consulting firm Emergent Research and financial software company Intuit, cloud computing is on trend to revolutionize the way America does small business. The study believes the percentage of U.S. small businesses using cloud technology is…

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FG Philosophy & News, Money

True Story: I Was a Delinquent Payer

    All businesses should make sure they’re making it as easy as possible for customers or clients to pay their invoices (Here are some tips!). This blog is the perspective of a delinquent payer, to help you understand why delinquent…

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FG Philosophy & News, Receivables Management

Our Year in Review: 14 Exciting Changes from 2014

2014 sure has been fun! We’ve been up to a whole lot, trying to build the AR management app of your dreams and all. Our superb team at Funding Gates worked hard all year long to make cool changes and features a reality for…

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Is a Neighboring Empty Storefront Driving Away Your Customers?

That empty storefront a few doors down is making your entire block look shabby. Sometimes vacant properties are owned by the government, sometimes by a landlord who can’t seem to rent or sell the space. Either way, that blank facade…

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